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Paramount Reported to Sign Steven Caple Jr to Direct Next Transformers 7 Movie

Following on the recent report that Paramount has green-lit a new Transformers 7 sequel in the on-going live-action movie franchise for 2022. Movie entertainment site, Deadline, is reporting the contest between James Vanderbilt and Joby Harold for a Transformers movie script that has been finalized with Harold's being selected for production. At which point, a "lengthy search" was conducted resulting in the selection of Steven Caple Jr. as director for the next Transformers Movie.



Following a lengthy search, Paramount Pictures and Hasbro Studios have set Steven Caple Jr. to direct the new Transformers pic in the reinvented universe. After meeting with several top execs including Paramount Motion Picture President Emma Watts, the studio saw Caple as the best fit for the franchise that the studio chose to revamp at the top of the year.


With Cape, best known for his work on "The Land" (2016) and "Creed II" (2018), it appears Paramount is following a similar plan to the Bumblebee Movie with bringing on an up and coming director for the all-new installment. Even still, Michael Bay is expected to play a producer role much as he did in the Bumblebee Movie.

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ultrazilla 2021-07-09 @ 10:37 am

How do you know that is Mirage???

Mutesick 2021-07-08 @ 6:40 pm

...Mirage in Jazz's alt-mode. Yikes.

Kato's Kollection 2021-06-23 @ 3:06 pm
TMan978 2021-03-19 @ 5:32 am
30 minutes ago, mae said:

I was too young to be super into the G1 designs but I do like how similar this OP looks. The G1 designs aren't my favorite but I still think they're cool. It also gives me Transformers Prime vibes and since that's the cartoon I grew up with (I think Transformers Animated slipped past me) and my favorite, that's an instant plus for me!

I like the designs of Transformers prime. I think it was an excellent merger between the Michael Bay designs and Transformers animated. I'm not a huge fan of overly technical designs. It's almost like they're naked with car parts on top of their body. I don't like that because it makes me feel like in a fight, they're completely fragile and exposed.

mae 2021-03-19 @ 5:09 am

I was too young to be super into the G1 designs but I do like how similar this OP looks. The G1 designs aren't my favorite but I still think they're cool. It also gives me Transformers Prime vibes and since that's the cartoon I grew up with (I think Transformers Animated slipped past me) and my favorite, that's an instant plus for me!

TMan978 2021-03-18 @ 2:58 pm
22 hours ago, Infernous Prime said:

This model seems better than the Bumblebee Optimus Prime. Anyone else? Please post your thoughts!

I don't agree with this. This looks like the G1 toy combined with the first Michael Bay Prime. I would have to get used to this like I did at the Bay movies version.

Infernous Prime 2021-03-17 @ 4:16 pm

This model seems better than the Bumblebee Optimus Prime. Anyone else? Please post your thoughts!

Mutesick 2020-11-17 @ 3:12 pm

Hey I mean Bay brought us the first three movies and did what he had to do but...I look forward to seeing what this new guy will bring to the table. Guess I need to actually watch Bumblebee first though?

Mutesick 2020-11-09 @ 10:30 pm

I'm glad, I'll leave room in my imagination for this one being a really killer film. First Bay movie wasn't too "true" to the original content/ characters, obviously, but struck a great chord with me and my friends and family for being very funny and having some great action scenes. Haven't seen Bumblebee but it seems to have won back over the audience that saw the first one, so I hope they continue doing well with these. The live action films add something to Transformers that the other media doesn't, even if the "true" fans don't like it (no disrespect to the "true" fans, of course).

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