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Matt McGloin

Stephen Amell Cast As Casey Jones In Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2



Arrow's Stephen Amell will be playing Casey Jones in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2.

Variety reported the news as the next TMNT movie is set to begin filming next month in NYC and Buffalo, NY.

Stephen Amell joins Megan Fox as April O'Neil and Will Arnett as Vern Fenwick.

David Green is directing the sequel, which has a June 3, 2016 release.

No specific plot details are known, but both Bebop and Rocksteady have also been confirmed.

It's reported Stephen Amell beat out a half-dozen actors for the role, with it said Amell nabbed the role do to his good chemistry with Megan Fox.

Update: Amell confirmed the news on Facebook as well:

"What a fantastic day. Honored to play Casey Jones in ‪#‎TMNT2‬."