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Daily Prime - Making Of Optimus Prime's Alt Modes in Transformers: Rise Of The Beasts

The new movie has rolled out to cinemas with a great weekend box office already! However, we are not done with looking at the Rise Of The Beasts, as today we go behind the scenes on the making of the Optimus Prime trucks used in film. Check out they three custom-built trucks based on the Freightliner FLT 8664T that are shown in their before states, below.

These custom built vehicles by Twins Custom Trucks & Hot Rods, were some of the first sightings for TF7 production back in June 2021. Thanks to TFAltModes @transformersaltmodes on Instagram, who have shared some wonderful images and details on the production work the did for the Transformers: Rise Of The Beasts movie.

Some behind-the-scenes pictures from Twins Custom Trucks & Hot Rods showing how they built the three Optimus Prime Freightliner FLT 8664Ts (and FLA) used to film Rise of the Beasts! One shot shows the "hero" Freightliner's interior and you can also see that trucks originally had Autobot insignias on the side, but these were removed before filming started (despite them still appearing on the CG trucks in the final movie).

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Joe Velez 2023-11-03 @ 10:14 pm
On 4/16/2023 at 1:30 PM, Joe Velez said:

I sure would love to be able to get a few of those Burning Plasma Blaster Battlemasters. Those red limbs would work great to try and make the Autobot Targetmasters. I already have the Takara Legends Targetmasters for the Autobots and Decepticons but I do like to have matching set options.

I've only seem them on BBTS so far for $53 each. No thanks, I don't like matching sets that much. I'll wait until I can find them somewhere else like Mandarake or something.

Oh, the preorders are sold out now anyway. I guess someone wanted them that bad. I mean, that's about what they'd cost if a third party company made them anyway so some might be more desensitized to the price than I am.

My months of waiting have paid off! I got an email a week and a half ago from Mandarake about them getting more Burning Plasma Blaster Battmasters in stock. So I grabbed three of them and a Burning Cheetor. I just paid my invoice and it came out to a bit less than a single one of them on BBTS while including tax and shipping. So four for the price of one. Nice.

I just wish I grabbed a few more of each now. I think what I got should be enough for what I want though. 

Lightfire98 2023-07-15 @ 8:00 pm

Rise of the beasts was a phenomenon ? the brand new maximal designs, the adventure, the comedy and especially mirage and Bumblebee and Optimus primal ????????????

Joe Velez 2023-07-14 @ 3:43 am

Arcee looks really good.

Shame they didn't invert the colors of Cheetor though. Grey and yellow instead of yellow and grey. I'd have purchased two and picked up another of the single release and mixed and matched a set to have one all grey and another all yellow.

Joe Velez 2023-06-29 @ 2:13 am

Battlemaster Airazor looks amazing. I'd love to get a flock. Or would murder be a more appropriate word for a bunch of birds that turn into weapons?

MV Steve 2023-06-25 @ 8:27 am

Mega Man, Rise of the Cheese, should be the title. Quite disappointing, glad I streamed it free a week ago. It would have been a waste of money in the theater! 

Lightfire98 2023-05-24 @ 4:20 pm

Optimus primal looks so amazing! Gotta save up a lot money to get that bot. I mean, the details looks so slick and stylish. So adding to my collection.?

Lightfire98 2023-04-28 @ 9:44 pm

Love the details of those things. Optimus prime and bumblebee and Optimus primal and Cheetos. Gotta get those.

TECHTRON 2023-04-27 @ 2:30 pm

This movie may actually be better than any other previous Transformer movie in existence! A perfect mix between Bayverse, G1, and Beast Wars finally coming together on screen to create; Transformers Rise of the Beasts!

Joe Velez 2023-04-16 @ 5:30 pm

I sure would love to be able to get a few of those Burning Plasma Blaster Battlemasters. Those red limbs would work great to try and make the Autobot Targetmasters. I already have the Takara Legends Targetmasters for the Autobots and Decepticons but I do like to have matching set options.

I've only seem them on BBTS so far for $53 each. No thanks, I don't like matching sets that much. I'll wait until I can find them somewhere else like Mandarake or something.

Oh, the preorders are sold out now anyway. I guess someone wanted them that bad. I mean, that's about what they'd cost if a third party company made them anyway so some might be more desensitized to the price than I am.

Lore Keeper 2021-11-11 @ 2:17 am

Cowabummer...

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