transformers movie cast

How do you follow up a breakout turn in a critically acclaimed Oscar-winning movie? In Hollywood these days, it seems like you have two options: Marvel movie or Transformers. I exaggerate – there are a few  more options than that – but it does feel like the fate for every actor in a critical darling to cross over into tentpole territory. Dominique Fishback, who was a force to behold in the Oscar-winning Judas and the Black Messiah, is making one such crossover as the latest actor to join the new Transformers movie cast.

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Optimus Prime self-transforms

Every kid who played with Transformers toys probably wished that they could sit back and watch their Optimus Prime transform on its own. Now that is finally a reality with Hasbro’s collector’s edition Transformers Optimus Prime Auto-Converting Programmable Advanced Robot. For a cool $700, you’ll be able to get your hands on this industry-first auto-converting, interactive, programmable, voice activated, mobile controlled toy. Check out a video below that features Kevin Smith and Jason Mewes – Jay and Silent Bob themselves – debuting this toy in action from today’s Hasbro Pulse Fan Fest.
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new Transformers sequel cast

The Transformers series will never end, so we’re getting yet another new Transformers sequel. This latest entry in the robots in disguise series comes from director  Steven Caple Jr. (Creed II), and now it looks like the flick has found its lead – Anthony Ramos, star of Hamilton and the upcoming In the Heights. Ramos will play a “flawed and vulnerable hero,” and there’s a good chance he’ll spend most of the film yelling “Optimus!” as stuff explodes around him.  Read More »

new transformers movie

It’s time for more rock ’em, sock ’em Transformers. Because we’ll never be rid of those alien metallic monstrosities, Paramount Pictures has started developing a new Transformers movie, which will be directed by Angel Manuel Soto, the filmmaker behind last year’s critically acclaimed teen drama Charm City Kings.

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Steven Caple Jr. to Direct the Next Transformers Movie

At the beginning of the year, Paramount Pictures hired two different writers to pen two different Transformers scripts that would be developed concurrently. Joby Harold, who wrote King Arthur: Legend of the Sword, was one of the writers hired to pen a new installment of the franchise, and now that project is looking to bring in Creed II director Steven Caple Jr. Read More »

Transformers: War for Cybertron: Earthrise Trailer

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 »

Hasbro PulseCon 2020

This week will bring the first ever Hasbro PulseCon online for fans in the United States and Canada. It’s basically Hasbro’s virtual substitute for the lack of conventions available for them to announce the latest merchandise for properties like Star Wars, Marvel, Transformers, G.I. Joe, Power Rangers, Ghostbusters, Magic: The Gathering, and Dungeons & Dragons. The full schedule for the event unfolding on Friday and Saturday has been revealed, so check it out below and get ready for a bunch of toys and collectibles news this weekend. Read More »

Worst Transformers

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows.

In this edition, take a look back at some of the weirdest and worst Transformers from over the years, from both the various animated series and toy shelves. Plus, animators react to the classic anime Akira and dig into the basics and history of animation. And finally, take a virtual ride on the Ratatouille attraction from Disneyland Paris and learn some fun facts about the adventure. Read More »

Refurbishing Ghostbusters Ecto-1

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows.

In this edition, watch how the Ghostbusters vehicle known as the Ecto-1 was refurbished to make it look better than ever. Plus, learn more than you ever possibly wanted to know about the various generations of Transformers over the years, and watch a flashback clip from Late Night with Conan O’Brien with Patton Oswalt giving a depressing tour of Burbank, California. Read More »

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top gun transformers

Top Gun: Maverick is due to fly into theaters this December, but if your need for speed remains unsatisfied, can I interest you in…a toy? Hasbro and Paramount have created a Top Gun Transformers crossover character called Maverick. If you’re hoping this will be a jet fighter that transforms into a giant Tom Cruise, I’m sorry to disappoint you – it just looks like another Transformer.

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