It is about time all those axes swinging around "Transformers: The Last Knight" lobbed off some heads. in this case, those of Akiva Goldsman, and the Writer's Room altogether according to Forbes magazine. Apparently, the fans were not the only ones pointing fingers after "The Last Knight" failed to impress USA movie goers. Even though it managed to keep slowly building what is a not bad $500+ million box office take that many films could only dream about - heads rolled.
reports that actress Pamela Adlon - recent Emmy winner for her show Better Things,
and voice of Bobby Hill on King Of The Hill
among many others- is in talks to join the cast of Transformers Universe: Bumblebee.
Adlon is presumed to be up for the role of the mother of the Hailee Steinfeld character, and hopefully we'll learn more about the film soon. Keep reading for an excerpt from the announcement.
The Hollywood Reporter
has posted an account of a Chinese screening they attended for Transformers: The Last Knight
- and the report doesn't sound too encouraging. We'd already heard that box office results were looking disappointing as compared to Transformers: Age of Extinction
, but it seems the token efforts made to localize the movie to China and engage in local product placement were the most amusing parts of the film for Shanghai audiences. Keep reading for more details.
WHY oh why didn't Optimus Prime stay on Cybertron?!?! Not that it would have saved Transformers The Last Knight from itself. So many of us wanted to love these movies, but the Bayhem would not be denied. Which, wasn't enough to bring out the fans for a 5th time, even in China. Where Forbes Magazine is reporting the movie has plummeted 78% from its opening last weekend. Paramount cares, but no one else seems to as the crash, bang, boom formula has effectively been run into the ground.
Fans of the Transformers movie franchise will finally know what it’s like to battle a Decepticon up close and personal, as film director Michael Bay takes VR to the next level with “Transformers: The Last Knight” VR Experience, Friday, June 30 for a limited time, free of charge, only in the IMAX VR centres at AMC Kips Bay 15 in New York City and across from The Grove in Los Angeles and in select AMC Theatres lobbies.
The Boxoffice numbers are rolling in for the extended weekend that Paramount always uses to prop up their weekend numbers. Starting on Tuesday, the earliest for the Franchise yet. The film has been slow on the uptake with a mere $40 million in sales in North America. Fans in Asia are taking up the slack with a good turnout that has lifted the 5th movie another $123 Million from China alone. With the rest of the International markets leading Paramount to a hopeful $300 million, recovering the $217 Million it cost to make the movie. Read more from report in Variety.
Despite the premiere happening right now, there have already been advance screenings of Transformers: The Last Knight
. And Radio Free Cybertron's own Brian Kilby
has seen it! His spoiler-free review is positive, and most surprisingly says that most of the rough edges we've come to associate with the Transformers film franchise are not present here. Keep reading for a sample plus a link to the full review in both text and audio formats!
According to the T-mobile Tuesdays site. T-Mobile users, take notice! You can see the Transformers The Last Knight next Tuesday 6/20 for only $4 via their T-Mobile Tuesdays promotion. Members can download the special App for Apple or Android to get this special deal and many others!
The number crunchers have been tracking all the stats for the upcoming release of Transformers: The Last Knight on June 20th or 21st depending on what you call opening day. The film is projected to do less than $70 Million domestically, which would place The Last Knight at the bottom of the list for Transformers movie sales. Hardly seems to matter as Paramount Pictures is putting most of their efforts on overseas with a huge opening event in China earlier this week. Read on to see the full details from We Got This Covered.
Looking to shave a bit off the cost of admission to see The Last Knight
next week? A promotion currently underway from Redbox might help. Until June 30th, if you rent Age of Extinction
from a Redbox kiosk, upon returning the movie you'll receive a code to redeem for a $5 voucher to be used towards the purchase of a The Last Knight
ticket at a participating theatre. As one night Redbox DVD rentals are typically only $1.50, that's still a net savings even if you choose not to bother watching Age of Extinction
at all! Keep reading for more details.
Well well, a big mystery about how long it is was been revealed with a google search. The blow-up over the 3 hours of Beyhem, then said to be shorter by a lot. Turns out to be not that much. According to director Michael Bay who responded to a rumor the movie was the longest one yet saying, "... It's shorter than the last 3 movies by a lot." Now that we know the runtime, we have researched the last three movie times to find it is not much shorter at all - sorry, Micheal. Read on for full the breakdown.
Just up on the official Transformers Movie Instagram account we have bunch of what are being called the "TRF Files". These short informational videos give up the various details on various characters and places in the forth coming Transformers the Last Knight film. Read on to see them all that we have collected below.
Remember the Transformers TV commercials from the 1980s? So does Enterprise Rent-A-Car. In partnership with Paramount Pictures for the June 21 release of “Transformers: The Last Knight”” Enterprise has created a “video throwback." Enterprise customers will also notice movie-themed signage inside Enterprise branches through June. Read on for the full details.
Michael Bay has taken to Twitter to address concerns that Transformers: The Last Knight
would be over three hours long. According to the director, TF5 is "shorter than the last 3 movies by a lot." This raises some interesting questions, which we'll talk about after the jump... but it should mean at minimum that The Last Knight
is less than 2.5 hours long. Keep reading for some light analysis!
Transformers 5 is not even in theaters and the news begins to flow for Transformers 6. Hollywood Reporter is reporting that Hailee Steinfeld in for major role Transformers 6 Bumblebee Movie that will be directed by Travis Knight for release June 8, 2018. Steinfeld has some decent roles to her name being cast in films such ast "True Grit" (2010) and "Ender's Game" (2013).
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