’Transformers: Rise of the Beasts’ Roars and Rolls Out With First Explosive Trailer
Transformers: Rise of the Beasts will usher in a new age of live-action Transformers films, and its first trailer unveils several fan-favorite characters.
It’s been a longer wait than originally expected for hardcore fans of Hasbro’s most renowned toy/animation franchise, but the sequel to 2018’s Bumblebee, which essentially rebooted the live-action Transformers films, is finally flexing its muscles. Watch below the first trailer for Rise of the Beasts, which is full of delicious fan-service:
Straight from Paramount Pictures and Hasbro, here’s the official synopsis:
Returning to the action and spectacle that have captured moviegoers around the world, Transformers: Rise of the Beasts will take audiences on a ‘90s globetrotting adventure and introduce the Maximals, Predacons, and Terrorcons to the existing battle on earth between Autobots and Decepticons.
The film is being directed by Creed II filmmaker Steven Caple Jr. and was written by Obi-Wan Kenobi scribe Joby Harold (who also gets a “story by” credit), Darnell Metayer & Josh Peters, and Erich Hoeber & Jon Hoeber. It stars Anthony Ramos (In the Heights) and Dominique Fishback (Judas and the Black Messiah). They are joined by Michelle Yeoh (as Airazor), Pete Davidson (as Mirage), Peter Cullen (as Optimus Prime), and Ron Perlman (Optimus Primal).
Moreover, Deadline unveiled yesterday even more voicing talent joining the ensemble: Peter Dinklage (as Scourge), Liza Koshy (as Arcee), John DiMaggio (as Stratosphere), David Sobolov (as Rhinox/Battletrap), Michaela Jaé Rodriguez (as Nightbird), Cristo Fernández (as Wheeljack), and Tobe Nwigwe (as Reek).
Transformers: Rise of the Beasts will assault theaters on June 9, 2023, and joins a franchise-heavy theatrical slate from Paramount which aims to battle IP giants such as WB Discovery and Disney with the strongest weapons available.
Francisco J. Ruiz is that guy who has watched Jurassic Park a thousand times and loves Star Wars. His hunger for movies is only matched by his love for video games. He graduated in English Studies from the University of Malaga, in Spain. As he keeps writing about what he enjoys (and doesn’t) for websites all over, he’s continuing his studies.