The Transformers documentary, "Transform Me" continues to roll out. Working to raise funds for the final production of the film. They have just announced there will be a Q&A with voice actors Tom Kenny and Gregg Berger in support of the "Transform Me" crowd-souring campaign that has just launched. They are looking for help to from the fans to complete this project dedicated to 30 years of Transformers fandom. You can help now at indiegogo.com
Entertainment Tonight have revealed they will be showing a special preview from Transformers Age of Extinction on Tuesday March 4th at 7 PM. The most recent show posted on their site has a segment at the end showing highlights from the Super Bowl teaser that let us know to tune in next Tuesday for more. According to ET, they will have a look at "first scenes" from the movie. Rumor has it the new trailer could be out as early as Friday March 7th.
Charticon 2015 has posted an update on thier site with news of their special guests that will be none other than Garry Chalk and David Kaye! The voices of Optimus Prime, Megatron and many others. They are also launching a new Charticon Club that will offer special access to fans who want to help build a truly fan-run Transformers Convention. Read the full details below with links to the club and more.
And if you missed Charticon 2013...well, we're doing our darnedest to bring that feeling back AND up the ante while we're at it for 2015. 2013 left us exhausted; mentally, physically and financially. We had to take 2014 to recuperate and plan for the next Charticon. We caught a lot of breaks with 2013 being the first show and in starting to plan the next show, quickly realized wed need help to make Charticon 2015 happen. We realized we needed the Charticon Armys help. YOUR help. Read the Full Update
We are bringing you live coverage of the Hasbro product presentation from the New York Toy Fair 2014 . The Transformers portion of the presentation has ended. You can read our full report below with details on the Transformers Age of Extinction, Generations, Kre-O and much more. We will have images from the show room online soon so be sure to check badk. WARNING: There are some movie spoilers contained in the report.
Toy Fair 2014 Kicks Off with a LIVE stream from Hasbro's products presentation from New York City. Tformers is covering the show along with our network of sites including ToyNewsi
, Marvelous News
, and Jedi Insider
. Get the scoop on what's happening with new products from Transformers, Star Wars, Marvel and much much more in live blog going on now at ToyNewsi.com
Best known as the voice of the evil Villain of the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, Lord Zedd! Axelrod has also voiced tons of anime series and cartoons as well as appeared in movies! Some of the voice work he has done is Armadillomon and Wizardmon on Digimon", Microchip, The Punishers sidekick, on Spiderman, Rico on Robotech, and has voiced countless Anime features including Akira, The Big O, Cowboy Bebop, Brain Scratch, Gaiking, Danguard Ace, Captain Horlock, The Adventures of Nadja, "Ghost In The Shell" and Fist of the North Star
Fans love him or hate him, but it seems the three time Transformers movie franchise star has completely lost it since moving on from Transformers Dark of the Moon. Tabloid news outlets have been rolling on his antics that include his latest stunt with plagiarizing
the story for his new comic book. Now, he's playing things up with what is being presented as an Art Show in Los Angeles called "#IAMSORRY" with hashtag and all.
As part of their trip to NYC for Toy Fair, The Loyal Subjects will present an Optimus Prime Art Show at Toy Tokyo on Saturday (2.15). The exhibition will feature artist interpretations of Optimus Prime, which each artist customizing an 8 Optimus Prime DIY figure and an original piece of art (painting, illustration, sculpture, etc.). Check out the poster and more details below about this event.
Thanks to Snakas, we have more news just in from Winter Wonderfest in in Japan. This year we have some news from new announcements form licensed toy makers. CMCorp was their with to reveal a new Deathsaurus figure. From Ultimetal we have news of SD style Alpha Trion and Rodimus Prime figures along with their Unicron head model. Check out the translated report and images below for the full previews.
Just in are some new images of the Twitter user Akira T 2716 who has shared images and video from the 55th Asahikawa Snow Sculpture Festival held recently in Japan. Takara Tomy was there with a Transformers goodies for sale, including out first look at the Transformers 4 Age of Extinction Premium Opimus Prime figure. We also get a look at the many robot themed snow sculptures including the GIANT Optimus Prime that was part of the special night time show. See the images and video clip below for the full looks now.
Just found out the BotCon 2014 hotel reservations blocks opened today. They have two hotels set up the year including the tradition Shearaton next door. The Hilton that is a few blocks away has also been set up for reservations. It is advised that people get their rooms ASAP as they can go fast. Follow the links to the Shearaton Block
and the Hilton Block
Savcon will be sponsoring Land of Misfit Toys first ever toy, comic and video game COLLECTIFEST!! This one day only event will be at the Hilton Garden Inn Savannah/Midtown on Saturday March 15, 2014 from 10AM to 6PM. Special Guest for this show will be Savannah's own Comedian/Actor Michael "RedBone" Alcott! Redbone has shared the stage with comic greats such as Steve Harvey and Eddie Griffin, He has also appeared in Rob Zombie film "The Devils's Rejects" and has been on Comedy Central and BET's Comic View!
The Transformers heavy snow statues return to the Asahikawa Winter Festival held held six days of February 6 to 11, 2014. News and a design image shows a huge snow sculpture depicting a G1 Optimus Prime in robot and truck mode has been released. Takara Tomy have posted news images and details from the event on their official site. Read the google translated information below about the 55th Asahikawa Winter Festival and to see the giant snow sculptures.
Move over M&M's as it appears Nabisco is moving in on the Transformers 4: Age of Extinction cross promotion action with what appears to be casting for an Oreo Transformers commercial. Talent scouting site Ethnicity Talent have posted a call out for a few roles that are needed for a shoot Miami for Oreo commercial for Transformers 4: Age of Extinction. They are seeking males and females, all ethnicity, ages 18-65. Read the full call below for details.
Thanks to TFW forums members Soundwavedotm who's shared some details from the UK Toy Fair. As expected, most news is being held till the New York Toy Fair. According to this report he's let us know some details on the Transformers: Age of Extinction figues as well as a confirmation on our report the trailer would feature Grimlock. Additionally, products from the Generations line was also sighted but no details beyond "look good" were give. Check out the full report from Soundwavedotm, sorry no images, for more details.
George Lucas himself was on hand for the opening of the new Lucas Film Singapore facility where the Avengers 2 and the Transformers 4: Age of Extinction movie that will be out this summer. What is interesting about the facility is the buildings that have been modeled after the Sandcrawlers from the Star Wars series. "This will be our busiest year ever at ILM," says President Kathleen Kennedy. Check out some images of the opening with George Lucas and the Sandcrawler Building below.
Thanks to Industry Blog, Toy News, who have posted news that a replica Optimus Prime truck will be on hand to welcome visitors at the UK Toy Fair in Olympia. With 2014 set to be a big year for the Transformers brands 30th anniversary, it is also the year Transformers: Age of Extinction movie from Paramount Pictures is released. Hasbro's Transformers is said to include extensive branding that will "Take Over" the Toy Fair event. Read more below.