Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle's Noel Fisher Admits Why Donatello Is His Favorite and Gives Insight Into His Character on Season 5 of Shameless on Anatomy of a Movie

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Noel Fisher, who plays Michelangelo in the upcoming Michael Bay produced Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles film, admitted that while growing up Donatello was his favorite of the 4 turtles during an interview with Anatomy of a Movie. He also gave some insight into his character of Mickey heading into season 5 of the Showtime hit show Shameless.

Noel Fisher appeared on E!'s Maria Menounos' online movie discussion vodcast Anatomy of a Movie to discuss the upcoming Michael Bay produced Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles film, out August 8th, with hosts Chloe West, JJ Jurgens and Phil Svitek. While Fisher plays Michelangelo in the film, he admits that since childhood he's a Donatello fan and during the interview he explains it's because "there was this one incarnation of Donatello… where he was kind of like all zen'd out and super guru… Even when I was a kid, I was like that seems like a really good direction to go in." Fisher adds, "I have a general theory that finding a big stick in a park is just a whole lot easier than trying to make nun-chucks in a park."

A big promotional aspect of the new Turtles' film is the new look of The Shredder and on the subject Fisher says, "I think that what people are really going to like in terms of Shredder is he's so badass."

If another TMNT video game were to be made Fisher admits he'd like to be a part of it saying, "I'd be totally down for that."

Fisher also has success in TV, being a regular on Showtime's hit show Shameless which is currently filming season 5. Fisher admits that his character Mickey is his favorite role to date. "I've played a lot of really interesting characters. I think that Mickey probably is my favorite character… He's the most complex… His character arc is so insane and beautiful."

In the season 4 cliffhanger of the show, Fisher's character Mickey sees his on show love Ian (played by Cameron Monaghan) suffer from bipolar disease. "It's both poles. It's way up and way low so [Ian] can be in a kind of down phase and be sleeping a lot and then [Ian] can have a manic phase," says Fisher. "I think that the thing that Shameless does really well is that it dramatizes [how] to cope with different situations that are difficult." For season 5, Fisher says that "Mickey's going to have to figure out how he deals with all these different kinds of highs and lows that Ian's likely to go through."

Fans can see Fisher in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles in theatres August 8th and on Showtime's Shameless out winter 2015.

The full interview can be accessed on various platforms like iTunes podcasts and YouTube via these links:
Anatomy of a Movie Site: http://www.anatomyofamovie.com/2014/07/31/noel-fisher-teenage-mutant-ninja-turtles-interview-anatomy-of-a-movie/
YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SHfMeJ2G6kI
iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/anatomy-of-a-movie/id730241106?mt=2

About Anatomy of a Movie:
Anatomy of a Movie (AOM) is a vodcast series produced by E! host Maria Menounos and filmmaker Keven Undergaro that features in depth discussions and break downs of various movies. Each AOM podcast centers upon one movie title where a panel of hosts dissect every aspect of that particular film from casting to acting, writing to directing and cinematography to editing. AOM hosts are comprised of professionals from differing facets of the filmmaking industry. AOM is not a a movie review or critique. Rather it is a movie companion, offering deeper insight into the film.

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