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'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2' Giving Away Movie Role for Charity

The turtles are raising money for charity.
The turtles are raising money for charity.

It's time to use turtle power for a good cause.

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2 is giving fans a chance to win a role in the upcoming film, thanks to a charity contest from Omaze. The winner and a friend will be flown to the set, put up in a four-star hotel, have a chance to meet the cast and get a walk-on role in the film.

The contest benefits The Giving Back Fund, which provides philanthropic consulting and management to athletes entertainers. Omaze has become a favorite among stars wishing to hold charity contests. Robert Downey Jr.'s campaign offering a trip to the Avengers: Age of Ultron premiere holds the record as the highest-earning contest for an individual (more than $2 million raised), while the Star Wars campaign to visit the Force Awakens set raised the most money to date overall (more than $4 million).

Paramount Pictures' upcoming Ninja Turtles film once again stars Megan Fox as April O'Neil and includes Arrow's Stephen Amell as Casey Jones. Dave Green is directing the Michael Bay-produced film, which is set for a June 3, 2016, release.

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