We were on hand for "BotCon Over The Years," the last panel of the last BotCon! Pete Sinclair led the presentation, reminiscing through his personal collection of BotCon photos and asking fans to share their own stories about the 22-year history of the social core of the Transformers fandom as it came to a close. Keep reading for details!
We have a new update from Acting Auditions about the Transformers 5 movie. They are reporting the full details on the film production with word that Paramount Pictures Transformers 5 is all set to begin production shooting June 15, 2016.
They are currently opening auditions for new lead and supporting roles in Los Angeles, Michigan, and London.
Recent reports have the movie set to film in Michigan and other locations such London with the filming to continue till October 15, 2016.
Read on for the full press release from Acting Auditions.
RAC caught the first (and, by necessity, only) appearance of Judd Nelson at BotCon! The original voice of Hot Rod/Rodimus Prime had kind words for Transformers and the fandom as well as reflections on the nature of voice acting versus other formats - and some insight as to why he took the role of Hot Rod in the first place. Keep reading for highlights from the panel!
The Hall of Fame Dinner has let out at BotCon and the Hall of Fame inductees are now known! Who won the popular vote? We've got a favorite character, an underrated character, and a musical act for you, so keep reading to see!
TFW2005 reports that IDW has teamed up with San Diego's Reuben H. Fleet Science Center to hold a series of events titled "Crossover: Where Comics & Science Meet." While all the talks are set to feature comic properties currently published by IDW - Orphan Black, Star Trek, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Godzilla - the first talk on April 22 should be of particular interest to Transformers fans as it centers on robotics in comics! Keep reading for the full description and schedule.
Optimus Prime Wants Your Votes!
We just got the official word that the Transformers Hall of Fame voting will go live today at 2:30pm Eastern Time! Fans will be able to vote for their favorite choices on the Transformers Facebook page today.
Transformers fans have a chance to vote on their choices for the newest inductees to the Hall of Fame including: Favorite Transformers Character, Favorite Real World Musical Act, and Favorite Underrated Transformers Character.
Voting begins 2:30 PM EST today - Click Here - VOTE NOW!
Hello! Big news regarding the Official Transformers Collectors Convention taking place at the Galt House in Louisville, Ky April 7-10 . BotCon General Admission Walkins can now order a General Admission package online so they have their Saturday ticket and access to Judd Nelson in advance! Check out the fulle details and photos that you can read about after the jump.
TakaraTomy is planning a two-day Transformers festival in May, and part of the event is dedicated to Beast Wars! Seibertron reports that a special showing of Beast Wars is scheduled, and on hand will be the Japanese voice director as well as the voices of Rattrap and Waspinator! Tickets are on sale now, so if you're going to be in Japan on May 7th, keep reading for more details!
UPDATE: Official Images added. We will are covering the Toy Fair 2016 events live from New York City. The Hasbro Products presentation will be starting soon. Keep it dialed to Tformers.com as we will be posting news live from the event as it happens. You can follow this and all the Transformers news at the link here: Toy Fair 2016
. Check out the report from the Transformers portion of the presentation below.
The Hollywood Reporter has reported that a live-action Transformers event called Transformers Live
will open in China in 2017. The event is said to "be a cross between an action-adventure spectacle, a theme park attraction and a theatrical show," and is expected to feature custom robotics among other features. Keep reading to learn more!
Universal Studios Hollywood is gearing up the Chinese New Year with celebrations featuring Lunar New Year celebration that begins nect Saturday, January 30 to continue through Sunday, February 14, 2016. The celbration on the Universal Plaza will feature special decorations, performances and Megatron Speaks Mandarin from Transformers the Ride-3D as the star of the show. Nevermind they missed a golden opportunity to bring Optimus Primal, but that's Hollywood for you. Read on for the official details on Megatron, below.
Tickets to the Birmingham, England convention TFNation will be going on sale at none (local UK time) on Friday! The fan organized and run con will be happening August 19th-21st at the Hilton Birmingham Metropole Hotel and tickets will be sold exclusively through their site. Keep reading for details!
The Transformers Titans Return polls are open! You heard from the Titans, and now its time to cast your vote. Who deserves to serve as the successor to Fortress Maximus in the Transformers Generations Titans Return titan class toy telease? Comment on facebook page with #VoteScorponok, #VoteTrypticon or #VoteOmegaSupreme. Note: only hashtag posts on the official post will be counted. Voting is open all day, so cast your vote now for the next titan class figure now on the Transformers Titans Return Post
The Star Media Group has announced that their subsidiary, Cityneon Holdings Ltd., has secured the rights to hold Transformers exhibitions and events worldwide. While Cityneon primarily operates in Asia, the excluded areas in the deal are Indianapolis, Indiana USA and Japan. Best guess is that the Indianapolis exclusion is to give ongoing permission for the Children's Museum there to put on their own exhibits. Keep reading for more info!
To mark the release of Combiner Wars Wave 5, TFormers is taking a week to celebrate what is possibly the most
celebrated - or at least revisited! - combiner team of them all: the Combaticons! Often imitated and
duplicated within Transformers, the Combaticons are an important part of the line's lore in almost every continuity. Click here to go to the feature page
, and check back every day between the 18th and 24th for more reviews and more articles on Bruticus and all his offshoots and offspring!
From the TFU.info Twitter, here's some more photos from the NYCC Hasbro Press Event! New things to be seen include Galvatron's Megatron-like Headmaster Nucleon, the small robot-modeless versions of Terri-Bull and Nightbeat, better looks at Hardhead and G2 Superion, and more! Keep reading to see it all, and keep checking back to see more info as it becomes available!
Hasbro Pulse has updated with a teaser image of the figures to be revealed at NYCC! With "many robots set to be revealed" promised, the silhouettes show what appears to be the previously-leaked Titan Wars Leader Class Blaster - but who are those other two figures with him? Is the one on the right a Headmaster as it seems, or is it a trick of the posing? We'll find out later this week, but for now keep reading to see it for yourself and ponder!
The Jaguarshoes Collective, an art and design group, have announced an event called "Industrial Origami - Art of Transformable Design," and the guest speaker will be Transformers designer Alex Kubalsky! Kubalsky has designed quite a few Deluxe-class Transformers, including possibly the best entries in the Classics and Universe lines: Bumblebee, Mirage, and Hound. You can hear see an exhibit of his work, Transformers and otherwise, at the Shoreditch Station in London, UK, between now and November 1st. Keep reading for some sample images!