Michael Bay and Paramount Pictures jointly announced today that Chinese actress Li Bingbing ("RESIDENT EVIL: RETRIBUTION") has been cast in the eagerly awaited "TRANSFORMERS 4." The actress joins Mark Wahlberg, Stanley Tucci, Kelsey Grammer, Jack Reynor, Nicola Peltz and Sophia Myles in the fourth installment in the hit series of movies based on the best-selling Hasbro toyline. Paramount Pictures will release the film on June 27th, 2014.
Just in via the offical page are some new official image of the Transformers Prime: Beast Hunters toy that are comingto Bot Shots line. Pick up these new three-pack Bot Shots toys, including new Predacons, in stores soon! Check out all the images Transformers Bot Shots 3-Packs including Blitzwing, Cindersaur, Autobot Jazz, Autobot Kup, Optimus Prime, and Scourge that looks a lot like Predaking.
BotCon 2013 is just a litttle more than then a month away, June 27th - 30th in San Diego, California. Just in via the BotCon twitter page we have got our first look at the Machine Wars Termination 2013 convention exclusive comic that will be available at the show. Get a look at a panel from the comic now for a taste of what's to come.
Following the news on Transformers 4 production coming to Sham Shui Po. News via Hollywood Reporter and m1905.com we have news that the first of the Chinese candidates to be included in the Transformers 4 movie will be actress Li Bingbing who has formerly appeared in Resident Evil: Retribution. Read the full details below for more on the recent update.
Thanks to Thanks to ebay seller lena81822 who has posted even more new images of the Transformers Generations Deluxe Trailcutter deluxe class action. Get ready for this IDW comics inspired rendition of the Trailcutter character who takes the Generations love into another dimension. Get a look at the figure in his robot mode as well as looks at the 4X4 type vehicle mode. Get a look at the images for the Transformers Generations Deluxe Class Trailcutter figure now.
Just in is another new reveal from the official Transformers page that gives us a first look at the Transformers Prime Beast Hunters Air Vehicon Cyberverse Legion Class action figure. There's a new troop builder in down. Your Decepticon army gets the Beast Hunters make over with a spaklying new figure that is reported to be in stores this summer. Check out the images of the Beast Hunters Air Vehicon Cyberverse Legion Class action figure below for the full reveail.
Thanks to ACToys forums member 11-11 who has posted some new images of the Transformers Generations Deluxe Trailcutter deluxe class action. Get ready for this IDW comics inspired rendition of the Trailcutter character who takes the Generations love into another dimension. Get a look at the figure in his robot mode as well as looks at the 4X4 type vehicle mode. Get a look at the images for the ransformers Generations Deluxe Class Trailcutter figure now.
Following the Ultimate Optimus Prime review, we have more Ultimate goodness to share thanks to griffin at OZ Formers who has posted lots of images of the Ultimate Predaking action figure that is now available in Australia. Get a look at this much anticipated mega-Beast that was first revealed at Toy Fair last year and can now be seen in and out of the box and in his many modes.
Thanks to YouTuber Wlad SkuLLine who has posted a video promo for the "Chain of Command" episode of Transformers Prime: Beast Hunters cartoon. This one gives us a heads up that we will be following Ultra Magnus, Wheeljack and Bulkhead into strange lands in pursuit of the Decepticons most recent scheme. Check out the conlusion of this episode next Friday at 7:30 ET on the Hub Network.
Thanks to Xamot who has posted more images the Transformers Generations Trailcutter deluxe class action figure on Photobucket. The test shot images show this mold off in some funky colors but we still get a good look at the toy's robot (front and back) and new views of the alternate vehicle mold action. Check out the images of Transformers Generations Trailcutter now for the full reveal.
A new article in the Examiner talks about the new Transformers movie Hasbro, Di Bonaventura Pictures and DreamWorks SKG are producing that is set to begin filming late this month in Austin Texas. In the article we learn of a some of the character that we will be seeing in the film as well as as details on their specific roles and their on-screen names. Here it is revealed the names of Mark Wahlberg and Kelysey Grammer will be working behind.
Thanks to YouTube reviewer Kal El has who has posted a new video review of the Transformers Beast Hunter Optimus Prime Ultimate class action figure. Get a look at the new biggest Prime Optumus Prime yet in the video that walks us through the mode and more that you can watch below.
This week on Radio Free Cybertron: Generations Sandstorm looks NICE and is a substantial departure from Springer. Brian and ExVee share thoughts on Springer and Blitzwing. The guys discuss which convention should Hasbro give the most attention to... Botcon or SDCC? All that and way way more! Don't forget to circle us on Google+ to join our weekly post-show hangout!
Just in via the offical Transformers page is some official images officially revealing the new new edition of the Autobot Driller. Check out the images of the Cyberverse vehicle that gets a all new deco for the Transformers Prime: Beast Hunters toy line this summer. The Bumblebee goodness shines through on this one. What do you think about the new look?
IDW's Ken Christiansen talks about the taking the Transformers brand in a new direction and Megatron's Aligned design: "The assignment was to envision a near-future tank, so I did a few quick sketches, got feedback from Siebenaler, and actually only did a colored line art pass, because of a time crunch. After the presentation and following feedback, I was asked to render it fully, with no changes, along with the Prime truck, that was also initially done as colored line art, for the same pitch. Read more at The Bad Flip Blog.
Since Classics began in 2006, everyone has asked for just about everything to be remade in that style. Blitzwing was generally felt to be a prominent omission though, especially when Universe produced an Octane. It's taken nearly seven years since the outset of modernized G1 character remakes, but Blitzwing has finally reached the front of the line as one of the first two of the Thrilling 30 anniversary line to reach retail. Read the full review.
Takara Tomy have released a new BeCool commercial for their Japanese editions of the Transformers Bot Shots mini action figures. Get a look at the exports that are sporting different colors and all that Takara Tomy style in the video below.