While Paramount Pictures is currently working on an animated Transformers prequel focusing on Cybertron and the origins of the war between the Autobots and Decepticons, Netflix’s war for Cybertron is already unfolding in animated form.
Transformers: War for Cybertron – Siege found the battle between Autobots and Decepticons on the verge of ending as Megatron attempted to use the Allspark to reformat all Autobots in order to unify Cybertron as he sees fit. But Optimus Prime and his allies wouldn’t go down without a fight, and the Autobot leader destroyed the Allspark, leaving the Decepticons on a dying Cyberton. Now the next chapter of the War for Cybertron trilogy is coming with Earthrise, and the first teaser trailer has arrived along with a new faction of Transformers. Read More »
Netflix has carved out a nice chunk of territory for itself with anime shows based on recognizable properties like Castlevania, Dragon Quest, Godzilla, and Ultraman, and soon the streaming service will take audiences to Cybertron in a Transformers anime series.
During New York Toy Fair this past weekend, the first trailer debuted for part one of Netflix’s Transformers: War for Cybertron Trilogy, entitled Siege, which takes us back to the intense planetary battle between the Autobots and Decepticons that’s rarely been seen in the live-action movies. Check out the trailer below.
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When Bumblebee hit theaters towards the end of last year, one of the most exhilarating sequences for fans of the original Transformers was finally seeing Cybertron in all its wartorn glory. Helping that sequence stand out was an assembly of Autobots and Decepticons with their G1 character designs intact. There have been rumors of an animated movie tackling Cybertron at some point, but it sounds like a new animated series from Netflix and Hasbro might get there first. Read More »