February 15, 2012 / 6:05 AM / in 6 years

Jonathan Liebesman in Talks to Direct 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles'

Jonathan Liebesman, who directed the 2011 "Battle Los Angeles" and the upcoming "Wrath of the Titans," is in talks to direct "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles," TheWrap has confirmed.

The movie is a live-action version of the popular comic book and television series.

"Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" is being produced by Michael Bay, Brad Fuller and Andrew Form at Bay's Platinum Dunes.

Also read: Michael Bay Directing Next 'Transformers' Film

Liebesman is one of three directors who had been under consideration.

He last worked with Bay on the 2006 "The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning."

Josh Appelbaum and Andre Nemec wrote the script.

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