Thanks to the official Transformers Rescue Bot facebook page who have posted an interview between Heatwave and Boulder who take questions from the fans for script writer Nicole Dubuc. Get the scoop on what is happening behind the scenes for season two. Read the full interview with Nicole Dubuc below for the full details now.
While we have seen the first teaser trailer for the Transformers 4 Age of Extinction movie, we are still learning about who in this movie. Thanks to the Movie Hole blog, we have an interview with actress Melanie Specht who will be playing the senior executive to Joshua, played by Stanley Tucci, in the movie. We have also seen her in movies such as Loveless in Los Angeles (2007) and Something Sweet (2004). She shares some of her insights on working on a big production movie and learning from a director like Michael Bay.
Its a New Year, the weather is ever so slowly starting to change, and Transformers fans are getting their plans in place for convention season! Before the hectic planning of convention season is upon us, I was lucky enough to steal some time from Pete Sinclair of the Transformers Collectors Club to ask him some questions about the TCC, the Subscription Service, and BotCon as well. Read the Full Interview Here
Thanks to Tformers forums member jON3.0 who has posted an interview with Transformers voice actor Prime Rick Sellers who plays the voice of Optimus Prime in the Transformers Rescue Bots cartoon as well as many products Hasbro makes. Watch the interview where he shares his insights on working with Transformers property and more.
By now, the Industrial Light and Magic (ILM) animation studios are synonymous with the Transformers movies directed by Michael Bay. If you have ever wondered what it is like to work behind the scenes at ILM, a new article by the Philippine Daily Inquirer shares the insights of Gem Ronn Cadiz, a young Filipino animator at Lucasfilm Singapore who shares how he came to work on the Transformers Dark of the Moon and the current production Transformers 4 Age of Extinction. Read his insights on training and what it takes to animate the big bots.
The Mary Sue blog have posted an interview with IDW's comic writer Mairghread Scott about her work on the Transformers comics and the development of the fan-built Windblade character. Learn some of the details about Windblade how was developed for the comic series, her role in the story and some of the ideas around female Transformers.
Jeff Kline has been making the rounds promoting this new comic book called Indestructible, that will be released by Darby Pop Publishing. In an recent interview with Current Publishing, he mentions that he's still working with Hasbro and that new Transformers cartoon we keep hearing about is now in full production. The series is said to be some kind of Transformers: Prime crossover with a younger audience in mind. Considering how dark the Prime series was, there is a lot of room to move. We have to see what that really means.
ComicsAlliance offers the lastest edition of "Hire This Woman." Their recurring feature designed to help highlight that women are working on comics too. This week, theyre talking to comics and animation writer Mairghread Scott, who is best known for her work on the Transformers property both at Hasbro and at IDW Publishing, where she became the first woman to write an official Transformers comic. Read the full story now at comicsalliance.com
With the released of the Transformers Armada on DVD coming soon, Madman Entertainment sat down for a chat with legendary voice actor Garry Chalk, the man behind the voice of the unforgettable hero Optimus Prime and Optimus Primal in various Transformers cartoons. Watch the video below to see the interview now.
The Transformers: Age of Extinction producer Lorenzo Di Bonaventura told Hollywood News that the fourth movie is definitely not a reboot. Explaining that this movie is more like the elements of the original story line have gone a different direction. Citing the common scenes from the third movie being used in the fourth and other aspects as examples of how this is not a reboot. Read on on for is full comments on Transformers: Age of Extinction below.
Entertainment site JoBlo has posted an interview with Steve Jablonsky who is been at the helm scoring all of the Transformers movies today. Nothing has changed as we will be seeing him back in action on Transformers 4: Age of Extinction. Get the insider scoop on what it is like to work on the Transformers movies and some of the details on the composers' approach to scoring music for Michael Bay's movies.
Worldscreen have posted an itnerview with Hasbro Studios' Stephen Davis in which he reveals some news about the next Transformers TV show. What a lot of us were worried about is looking to be the case that Hasbro will launch another Rescue Bots type show aimed at a much younger audience. That means we're less likely to see the Transformers back in a biggger bolder way, but more of a candy coated good feeling mode that is less than meets the eye. Read the details below.
t Christmas, we may have occasionally succumbed to consumerism, materialism and buying-copious-amounts-of-Transformerism. With our Source Blog Collector Interviews we often succumb to the allure of immensely large and attractive Transformers collections from well-known collectors, meticulously maintained and put together with the most painstaking dedication at great expense and sacrifice. Read the full intereview now at TFSource
Lead actor Mark Wahlberg talked to The Daily Beast about the "Transformers: Age of Extinction" movie that will be out next summer. The actor tells us more of the backstory that sets up the fourth movie that he describes as a stand-alone story that has its own story time based on the emotions between a father protecting his daughter.
Entertainment Tonight have posted a second article and video from the "Transformers: Age of Extinction" set with new details on the filming of the movie this time on the set of Hong Kong. This time we get some details from Mark Whalberg and Jack Raynor on the long waiting times for scene setups and how they often resorted to playing pranks to pass the time. Director Micheal Bay also gives us a bit of the plot to nibble on about how the future world the movie's time is set in. See the video and quote from Michael Bay and more details below.
While Paramount has laid out a plan for several Transformers movie sequels, the continuation will depend on the success of the 4th one,Transformers: Age Of Extinction, that is now in production says Paramount Pictures' Rob Moore. The article in China entertainment blog M1905 with Moore also reveals they have made a lot of changes to this movie to appeal to the Chainese film goers by having Bay shoot in new locations on the Mainland as well as bringing in Chinese actors like Han Geng and Li Bingbing who were paired up with Hollywood actors.
South China Morning Post caught up with Transformers: Age of Extinction director Michael Bay to talk with him about his experience filming in Hong Kong. By now, everyone knows about the extortion attempts on his crew, but the article goes beyond the bad things that happened to cover what Bay liked about the city of Hong Kong and what he called "a very visual city." The director also shared his insights about why he's tired of filming in America where he says he covered all of Los Angles in all his films and needs "new inspiration."
By now we have seen a lot of thoroughly impressive Transformers collections and breathtaking displays. Having been in the hobby for over a decade now, even though its easy to assume I have seen it all, as more people expand their collections to become larger and more complete I am continually surprised by the quality of collectors achievements. It is rare, however, for me to see something that truly requires me to sit down and raise a glass. What Erwin de Waard has done with his Classic collection and in the past with his G1 Optimus Prime collection, well those qualify. Heres the story of a collector who, like many of us, has had to make sacrifices to create the collection he is so proud of today. Read The Interview Here