‘Portlandia’’s Fred Armisen to play Krang in ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’ sequel

The comedian will voice the brainy supervillain in the upcoming sequel

Fred Armisen has been cast in the role of Krang in the forthcoming Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles sequel.

Armisen, who stars alongside Carrie Brownstein in comedy sketch series Portlandia and has also appeared in Anchorman, will voice the cartoon alien supervillian. The comedian has previously voiced characters in Aqua Teen Hunger Force, Squidbillies, Archer, The Looney Toons Show and the Smurfs movies.

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows, the sequel to the 2014 live-action reboot, will also be directed by Michael Bay and star Megan Fox and Stephen Amell.

Among the other characters from the cult television series set to appear in the second film are: the Turtles’s arch-nemesis, The Shredder (Brian Tee); human vigilante Casey Jones; and mutant thugs Bebop (Gary Anthony Williams) and Rocksteady (WWE Star Sheamus).