Transformers: Rise of the Beasts Title Treatment

Director Steven Caple Jr. is tackling the next installment in the seasoned Transformers franchise with Transformers: Rise of the Beasts and is drawing inspiration from beloved ’90s action films for peak thrills. The 7th film in the franchise will channel the energetic nostalgia of the ’90s and hopefully ignite as many throwbacks as it does explosions.

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optimus primal rise of the beasts

At long last, a new Transformers movie will answer the eternal question: “What if Optimus Prime, but ape?” The latest entry in the clanking, cacophonous series, Transformers: Rise of the Beasts, will feature Optimus Primal, a big robot ape that the official Transformers Wiki says might be “the greatest Cybertronian hero who has ever lived.” Bold claim there, Transformers Wiki. And when Optimus Primal shows up in Rise of the Beasts, he’ll be featuring the voice talents of Ron Perlman, which you have to admit, is pretty good casting.

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Transformers: Rise of the Beasts Production in Machu Picchu

Transformers: Rise of the Beasts will introduce us to several new tribes of Transformers that we’ve yet to see on the big screen. But it will also take us to some new locations the franchise hasn’t stomped around before.

Along with a story set in 1990s New York City, the next installment of Transformers will also be heading to Cusco, Peru, where it will dig into the Incan citadel of Machu Picchu, a historic sanctuary of an ancient civilization that goes back to the 15th century. With such a historical place taking the spotlight in the film, it should come as no surprise that Transformers: Rise of the Beasts will try to emulate the adventurous tone of the Indiana Jones franchise. Read More »

Steven Caple Jr. - Creed II Set

Today, Paramount Pictures announced Transformers: Rise of the Beasts as the next installment of the toy-inspired blockbuster film franchise that began back in 2007. While Bumblebee offered a smaller scale Transformers story a few years ago, this latest chapter will ramp things up by diving into the war between new kinds of Transformers that we haven’t seen on the big screen yet. But outside of the blockbuster bot battles, director Steven Caple Jr. plans to bring a healthy dose of humor and heart to the action spectacle.  Read More »

Optimus Prime Movie

With each Transformers movie, it seems like more and more robots in disguise get introduced, each more tricked out than the last. And the latest Transformers film, officially titled Transformers: Rise of the Beasts, will be no different, with a crew of fresh and familiar metal faces set to join forces to save the Earth. But taking his deserved spot as the main character is the franchise’s most familiar face, Optimus Prime. And he’ll be sporting a makeover that looks much like his original design.

At an event unveiling details from Transformers: Rise of the Beasts, we learned some new character details about all the bots that will be appearing in the new Transformers film, which is inspired by Beast Wars and follow prehistoric animals who travel through time and space to Earth. Here are the character details for the Autobots, Terrorcons, and Maximals that are confirmed to be in the movie.

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Transformers Rise of the Beasts Human Characters

The absolute last thing the world needs right now, or ever again, is a new Transformers movie, but hey, we’re getting one anyway. It’s called Transformers: Rise of the Beasts, and it’s bringing Beast Wars into the mix. The first real details about the new Transformers movie arrived today, and they hint at a franchise that’s ready to go back to the drawing board and start all over again. Because movie franchises never die, folks. They just get reincarnated. As robot animals.

Anyway, let’s take a look at the real reason everyone watches these movies: the human characters! This time, they’re played by Anthony Ramos and Dominique Fishback. Here’s what we know about them.

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Transformers: Rise of the Beasts Title Treatment

It’s been three years since Bumblebee, and since Paramount doesn’t want one of its biggest film franchises to gather dust, we’re getting a new Transformers movie. Today, the studio revealed that the next film will be a prequel called Transformers: Rise of the Beasts, and it will explore characters from Beast Wars, a spin-off of the original Transformers animated series that focused on descendants of the Autobots and Decepticons. Get some new details below.
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