Empire Magazine's online arm have posted what they are calling an "Exclusive, Explosive New Look At Bumblebee In Transformers: The Last Knight", which is something that we have seen already in early trailers where Bumblebee saves the kids from the bipedal Mech-bot at the abandoned stadium, but still!
The good news is beyond the Bee, we get some insights on the making of the latest movie with words from the writers room on the early formation of the 5th Transformers movie and how they pretty much got what they wanted...
This weekend the New York Times has posted an article entitled "Actors Share How They Got The Job," a series of brief interviews with actors from upcoming films. Isabela Moner talks about her audition process for Transformers: The Last Knight,
what Michael Bay was looking for in a lead actress, and how she narrowly escaped a haircut. Keep reading to see!
Actor John Turturro has an impressive resume above and beyond his Transformers work. Impressive enough to lead some to ask why he'd decide to work in a movie series that he's previously described as "not the kind of movies I watch". In a recent interview with Stephen Colbert at the 6th annual Montclair Film Festival, Turturro addresses that question briefly while also talking about what it's like to work with Michael Bay. Keep reading for the excerpt.
On Youtube, Flickering Myth has posted a quick 5 minute interview with The Last Knight
's Isabela Moner, talking to her about her Rising Star Award, a bit about the experience of being in a Transformers movie as well as early exposure to the property, being on stage at CinemaCon recently, and seeing her "girl power" trailer for the movie before a showing of Beauty And The Beast.
The video is embedded below, click through to watch!
Actor Santiago Cabrera has given an interview to Sabado,
the weekly magazine of Chilean newspaper El Mercurio.
He talks about the process of getting his part in Transformers: The Last Knight
as well as some specifics of the role and the possibility of returning in the next film. Keep reading, but be advised of light SPOILERS.
Comic artist Rob Liefeld has recently announced that producer Akiva Goldsman will be spearheading a new writer's room based on Liefeld's creator-owned Extreme Comics
universe. But as proof of concept, Goldsman gave him a look at the production bible for the Transformers Cinematic Universe - one of only eight copies in the world! Keep reading to see Liefeld's reaction to the book.
The website Collider
sat down with Transformers producer Lorenzo di Bonaventura to discuss Transformers: The Last Knight,
its place in the franchise, the direction of the story, and how it ties into the Bumblebee solo movie due in 2018. There's some fascinating stuff in here and we get confirmation on something we've been speculating about since Age of Extinction,
so keep reading but be aware that there will be SPOILERS ahead!
Speaking to entertianment news site Metro UK, Mark Wahlberg follows up on his Mini-dinobots reveal with even more insights on what going to meet the eye in theaters next summer.
When probbed about the odd mix of factions Autobots to Nazi's, Wahlberg says there are still going to be some surprises. Going on to say they are trying to do something new and something different, adding that he thinks people are going to appreciate the direction the movie has gone.
ComicBookResources has posted an interview with some of the principal players behind Revolution
- the IDW event that aims to set up a shared universe with Action Man, GI Joe, Micronauts, ROM, and MASK. In it Barber lays to rest several of the concerns that ExVee had (and I shared)
about the scope and the origins of the event. Keep reading for excerpts and mirrored images of some of the covers for Revolution #1!
Actor Josh Duhamel has given some interviews in support of the charity Building For America's Bravest
for which he is spokesman. He had some brief comments about the experiences of working on Michael Bay's sets and how that experience mad him both appreciate those big movies and smaller, less explodey ones. The interviews also reveal that Duhamel has already begun shooting on TF5. Keep reading for more info!
Dengeki Hobby has interviewed Shogo Hasui about Titan Class Fortress Maximus! Charged with recreating the largest Transformer, Hasui talks about the reused parts from Metroplex, the electronic features, and what to expect from the Japanese version in this extensive interview. Keep reading for mechanically translated passages from the interview and a gallery of mirrored photos!
The first issue of Transformers: Till All Are One
is right around the corner, being due some time in June. It reunites the Combiner Hunters
team of writer Mairghread Scott and artist Sara Pitre-Durocher, and we're really looking forward to it here at TFormers. To promote the book, Scott has given an interview to Newsarama explaining her vision for the book as the "most human" of the Transformers titles, and the state of Cybertron as the series begins. Keep reading for excerpts, textless previews of the interior art and a link to the full interview!
Once again this year, I had the opportunity to chat with John Warden and Ben Montano from the Hasbro Transformers team and pick their brains about both the newly revealed things this weekend, but also burning questions that we've been saving up for just such an occasion! We'd like to extend a huge thanks to the guys from Hasbro for taking time to talk with us both on-and-off camera this weekend at Botcon! And you can click the title link now to check out our interview video embedded below.
International Business Times reports that Robert Kirkman, creator of popular zombie-encrusted soap opera The Walking Dead
, has opened up on the reasons why he was only in the Transformers Cinematic Universe's Writers' Room for a single day. It's related to the health issues that kept him out of last year's San Diego Comic-Con for the first time in 10 years. Keep reading for further details and a video of Kirkman responding to the question.
Transformers 5 director Michael Bay recently sat down with Collider to talk about his latest movie, 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi that will be coming to theaters next weekend. The interview is pretty much focused on the new movie, but we do get some comments from Bay on what's in the works for Transformers 5 and the recent developments with the Writers Room. According to Bay, we may be seeing some historical elements and or smaller productions.
After the pre-Toy Fair 2016 preview, the Hasbro design team for Transformers was kind enough as to answer some questions for us! RAC was there to ask questions of Jerry Jivoin, John Warden, Sean C. Isabella, and Ben Montano, and we've got all the answers here! Click through to see it all!
Comic Book Resources has interviewed Mairghread Scott & Corin Howell about the post-Combiner Wars IDW universe, Windblade, the Combiner Hunters one-shot, and much more! Scott also talks about how she used the Combiner Wars setup as a way to introduce characters from all the other TF continuities into IDW's comics- something she's been wanting to do for a long time. Click through for excerpts from the interview and character designs for Moonracer & Knock Out by Corin Howell!
TFW2005 forum member Deruji has posted a translation of the interview with Devastator designer Shogo Hasui in this month's Figure-Oh
(Figure King) magazine! Within, we learn a lot in interesting things - the most notable of them being that the modern vehicle types like Mixmaster's were Hasbro's idea, and that the differences between Combiner Wars and Unite Warriors Devastator are, as we all guessed, a result of making the US figure fit a certain price point. Read on for an excerpt and a link to the full interview!