Fact: Michael Bay (Bad Boys, Transformers, plus any other explosion filled film you can think of) has announced that he is going to make a remake of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.
Fact: He mentioned here that the turtles would be “aliens.”
Fact: Fanboys (or purists) of the 80s ninja-ooze phenomenon are up in arms.
Fact: Bay gives an explanation (sort of). See here.