Following the news on Transformers 4 production coming to Sham Shui Po. News via Hollywood Reporter and m1905.com we have news that the first of the Chinese candidates to be included in the Transformers 4 movie will be actress Li Bingbing who has formerly appeared in Resident Evil: Retribution. Read the full details below for more on the recent update.
The Transformers Dark of Moon toys hit the shelves to much contorversy from the collecting community. A number of issues plagued the toy series not least of which of the challenging action figure designs, but also smaller and more expensive toys that really never filled the void the move left with many fans, thus the line was cut short by retailers who refused the toys and left figures like the Transformers DOTM cancelled Soundblaster repaint of Soundwave that was never produced. Thanks to eBay seller lena81822 we get some looks at the unreleased figure.
Dwayne Johnson, AKA "The Rock" has updated his twitter account with an interesting little big of information that he could have been in two Hasbro property films. Appearently, he was Michael Bay's first choice for the lead in Transformers 4. He was unable to accept the role due to production conflcts with his role in the new Hercules movie. Subsequently, as we know how the role was given Mark Wahlberg instead who was his co-star in Bay's "Pain & Gain" that is in theaters now. See the tweet below for the full reveal now.
Having announced plans in early April for Transformers 4 to be a Chinese co-production involving the inclusion of some Chinese content, Paramount Pictures has now gone one step further in shaping the project along Chinese lines – by casting its Chinese roles through a reality television show, one of the most popular forms of entertainment in the country. Launched at a press conference in Beijing on Thursday, the Transformers 4 Chinese Actor Talent Search will be a new talent competition television show in which the four winners – two with professional acting experience, two without – will be granted roles in the next entry of the franchise.
Just when you thought the 12-foot styrofoam prime was scraping the bottom of the scrap heap, we have news that Universal Studios Hollywood debut a Megatron walk-around character to promote Transformers: The Ride 3D. Megatron joins Optimus Prime and Bumblebee as walk-around characters reaching heights far above Universal Studios Hollywood guests, available as photo opportunities for fans to pose with. Who knows, a half dozen more robots and we may seen a robot war break out in SoCal.
Every year Carlton / American Greetings introduce a whole series of popular culture Christmas ornaments based on well know icons. This year they have revealed two Transformers Movie designs for the 2012 Christmas Ornaments. The Megatron head is activated with a button on back of head that triggers colorful lights and plays an audio clip from the movie that we don't know the contents of. They will also be offering a Movie Bumblebee Action Pose ornament of the character in robot mode. Check out the images of the ornaments for more details.
Thanks to vc410 (Vincent) at HK-TF who has posted a many in-hand images of the Takara Tomy Transformers Asia exclusive APS-01 Striker Optimus Prime action figure. Get a look at the box and many new shots of the action figure out of the box that show the toy based on the Dark Of The Moon Striker Optimus Prime in robot mode with with new metallic paint applications, chrome grill, and special battle blades that have been added to this set. Check out the images of Transformers Asia APS-01 Striker Optimus Prime now.
Takara Tomy have released a new solicitation with image of the Transformers Asia exclusive APS-01 Striker Optimus Prime packaging. Get a look at the box and a new shot of the action figure out of the box via Hobby Ark that show the toy based on the Dark Of The Moon Striker Optimus Prime in robot mode with with new metallic paint applications, chrome grill, and special battle blades that have been added to this set.
TransformersAsia.com has posted official images of the upcoming Asian market exclusive Takara Tomy Transformers DOTM Dark Energon Edition Megatron Leader Class toy. This figure is an all new redeco of the Revenge Of The Fallen Leader Class Megatron action fugure. Check all the images of the dark leader Megatron figure that will be released in Asia, excluding Japan, December 12, 2012.
ACTOYS.net have posted an image on their forum by the third party toy maker Fans Want It. The image shows an image of the Revenge of the Fallen Optimus Prime leaders class figure with a large black shillouttte behind him that look at lot like wings with massive jet thrusters off to the side. It is unclear what they are looking to offer, but one can only guess this is some kind of homage to the Jetfire scene in the movie. See the image after the jump for the full details.
Transformers Asia have released a new image of APS-01 Striker Optimus Prime Asia exclusive action figure. The new image shows off the figure out of the box with details on the figures paint app details as well as his chrome embellishments and accessories. There is also information on a special a bonus weapon that will be made available. Look for APS-01 Striker Optimus Prime Asia exclusive to be out this September 30 in Asia only, excluding Japan. Get a look at the super ultimate Striker figure after the jump for the full preview.
Here are some updated photos of Calibre Optimus Prime and Bumblebee! There photos are taken from Ani-Con & Games Hong Kong 2012 which just started today! The item is even more impressive after fully painted. As you can see from the photos, both eyes are lighted up. Weapons is massive and the paint job is metallic. The sculpture totally rebuild the image of optimus and bumblebee from Dark of the moon. Check out the full details with images and video after the jump.
The Official Transformers Facebook page has unveiled the limited edition Transformers The Ride
in 3D poster that will be given out at the Hasbro booth #3213 at preview night tonight, July 11, 2012. The posters are first come first serve and is while supplies last. This poster has a very classic look to it, with Optimus Prime on the poster and branded with the N.E.S.T. insignia and the date of the ride's official opening on May 25, 2012.
It may be surprising, but official images of the Transformers: The Ride exclusive figure Deluxe Evac have not been released on the web until now. Sure the toys have been out now for a week or so since the ride officially opened last week to the public
. Sure we have been shown the images of the toy at presentations since February. But now, the official Transformers Facebook page has put up official looks at the robot and vehicle modes of the figure. This figure will only be available in Transformers Universal Studios packaging while the Cyberverse Legion version of the toy will be sold at Universal Studios and released to the wide public in the Transformers Prime line.
Thanks to “Technical Rehearsal” of Transformers: The Ride 3D, we have a preview and information by way of The article cover the pre-opening of The Ride that will open at Universal Studios Hollywood officially to all on May 25th. Not unlike The Ride that launched in the Singapore late last year. We are in for an over-the-top experience Transformers style as the preview images show with the N.E.S.T. military facility and all ready to roll out. Do check out the nicely detailed report at behindthethrills.com
for all the details.
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