When it was announced this summer that John Barber would be stepping away from IDW's Transformers as the senior editor, people were wondering why?
Today, we find out from the Hollywood Reporter who have had a chance to talk with John and Cullen Bunn about the Hasbro Cinematic Universe, and plans to literally transform the the many properties we are seeing under Revolution, into its own universe of movies as well.
Tech site, Mashable, has shared a bit of interesting news that wiil add another brick to the Transformers: The Last Knight wall. As we alll know by know, the title really does mean there will be some kind of medevil element in the 5th transformers move.
This post gives us work of not only that King Arthur will be making an appearence, but it could be actor Liam Garrigan of "Once Upon a Time", and other shows. who's playing him. The actor is clearly more than ready to handle this kind of role. However, its hard not to feel like more Knights, mean less Bots.
Following our report sometime ago about the custom RED 8K camera that was created for the filmmaker for Michael Bay to use on his upcoming movie, "Transformers: The Last Knight." Well, who could be better to show off this marvel of technology, official dubbed "The Bayhem", than the director him, Michael Bay. Read on to see his video posted to Instagram of the camera and its features.
Now a mainstay at San Diego Comic-Con International, pop-culture purveyor Shout! Factory returns to the convention in 2016 with a dynamic lineup, featuring captivating panel events, celebrity autograph signings, a showcase of new and upcoming home entertainment products, Comic-Con exclusive items and engaging booth activities. Fans and convention attendees are invited to join in on the excitement at the Shout! Factory booth (#4118) on the main convention floor.
The Transformers The Last Knight filming moved on from Arizona to begin shooting in Detroit for the next eight weeks. According to the Fox 2 Detroit news report, this will be the longest time spent on any of the Transformers 5 locations, so expect to see a lot of action.
Movie director Michael Bay is said to be fond of the city and will be focusing on many of the well know places around Detroit. With the lead actors expected to be on set.
They are putting out an open casting call for extras to be in the film, according to Maryellen Aviano. They are looking for people 18 and older, as well as 16 to 18 range.
Twitter use Tim Reinman @TReinman has reported sightings of the Transformers: The Last Knight production set as dilming for the movie begins in Detroit, Michigan.
He's posted a handful of shots that give us a look at one of the possible stages setup for the on-location filming. Much like the Chinese city stages for the Age of Extinction, this one has a sort of playground look to it. Which will be mostly used for filming close-ups and other scenes.
The filming in Arizona for the new Transformers The Last Night coincided with the nasty heat waves that hit the desert in summer with temperatures hitting 115 F at time. Ouch!
Seems that things are wrapping up in Arizona as lead actor Mark Whalberg has tweeted a video to his account saying goobye to Arizona and the blazing heat it served up to the production team.
With the most recent revelations about the Transformers: The Last Knight plot. There's been a bit of head scratching over the need to integrate with other things. When there's not enough Transformers in the Transformers movie already. If true, It won't take much to be a contender.
That contender just stepped into the ring with Scarlett Johansson's new movie Rock That Body announcing it will be rolling out on June 23rd next to "The Last Knight".
Movie news site JoBlo have dropped what they are calling an "Exclusive Scoop" with story and other details on the new "Transformers: The Last Knight" movie that is currently filming in Arizona, USA.
The report connects what we know about from the current cast and production locations already. Additionally, the report offers up quite a few spoilers that are not unlike the kinds of twists and turns we have seen out of the Bayverse.
For those interested in reading what are very likely rumors about the possible story, characters, locations and other bits. Read on for the video and other details from the JoBlo report.
Shout! Factory, a multi-platform media company, and Hasbro Studios announced a strategic distribution collaboration to bring the iconic animated feature, TRANSFORMERS THE MOVIE to the home entertainment marketplace in the U.S. and Canada. This full-length animated adventure boasts the voice talent of Orson Welles in his final role and an all-star voice cast that includes Peter Cullen, Eric Idle, Casey Kasem, Judd Nelson, Leonard Nimoy, Robert Stack and Frank Welker. The announcement was made today by Shout! Factorys founders Richard Foos, Bob Emmer and Garson Foos; and Hasbros Executive Vice President and Chief Content Officer Stephen Davis.
Who is that blue motorcycle? We are going to have to wait to find out as Michael Bay updates he Instagram account with the latest teaser from the production going on in Cuba right now.
The short video shows the director with camera in hand filming a blue motorcycle with side-car. Its not sure if this painted for later effects or what The camera pans away to show a building with Che Guevar propaganda painted on it.
Is post caption "Cuba! There's a Robot in there." could be a reference to the motorcycle or the building? Have a look below and leave a comment with your take.
Paramount pictures have launched a new viral campaign today for the Transformers: The Last Knight Movie that will be coming to theater's on June 23, 2016.
The viral campaign is similar to one we have seen for "Age of Extinctiion" and previously with propganda-like content being put out to raise fears of those evil robots!
This one suggests something sinister with the "Something Wicked This Way Comes" slogan tied to a video show a government file and morse coded message for another pending event:
We reported on this back in 2014
, but it appears with the roll out of Transformers 5 on the way. Paramount is just now in court fighting a $27 Million lawsuit. The suit claims that the Chinese company Wulong Karst Tourism, paid $750,000 to be placed in the film, but they never appeared in the movie that was shown in Cinemas. Could this be a setback for the Transformers 5 movie's product and licensing opportunities?
Named one of Variety's "10 Cinematographers to Watch" in 2009. Variety reports, Worldwide Production Agency's Jonathan Sela, has just been announced as the guy who will be working with Micheal Bay to make sure every angle and shot in Transformers 5 looks as good as it can. You may know his work from He is known for his work on John Wick (2014), Law Abiding Citizen (2009), A Good Day to Die Hard (2013), Miley Cyrus: Wrecking Ball (2013), Max Payne (2008) and more. Stay tuned for all the new on Transformers 5 in theaters June 23, 2017.
The Detriot News is reporting that things are just begging to rolling on the production fo Transformers 5, with director Micheal Bay. Who, was just spotted dining at the Bella Piatti Italian restarant in Birmingham, Michigan. We can only speculate what they are there for, the report does say that director Bay and his crew in in town to get prepared for the Transformers 5 movie that will be in theaters, June 23, 2017.
As rerported previously, the Detriot Free Press have confirmed that Paramount's "Transformers 5" film will again be filmed, in part, on location in and around Detroit Michigan. What's more the meets the prize, is paramount will be picking up $21 million from the city as an incentive to feature the city in the next Transformers movie. No word on exactly when or where the filming will begin, but the expectation is it will be for sometimes this Summer.
Detroit Free Press reports there are strong indications from the Michigan Film & Digital Media Office about the possiblility of the Michael Bay directed "Transformers 5" movie may be returning to Detroit Michigan for filiming later this year.
Accoding to a report about MFDMO director Jenell Leonard, who has been quoted as releasing a what is being called, "rather upbeat statement," about the current talks with Paramount and said there could be word as early as next week. Read on for the full statement below.
Following the long slow run up to Transformers 5 and the Cinematic Universe. We have some new insights from Daredevil writer Steven Dekinght. He's been part of the writers room sessions and gives us his take how things are unfolding. Paramount are "pulling all the stops" including a visit from Steven Spielberg himself. While no word on what the new Transformers 5 movie being worked on now by Akiva Goldsman and Jeff Pinkner, we do get a sense the new blood may actually produce a movie a story in it. Read on for more.