Another Transformers Movie Announced, Toy Story 4 Director On Board

Paramount is taking Transformers fans back in time for this story.


Beginning as a toy brand in 1984, which then spun-off into a cartoon series, Transformers has had seven theatrically-released Transformers movies--one of which was the 2018 spin-off Bumblebee. Now, there's another Transformers movie in the works, but this one will take the audience back in time. No, not like how 2017's Transformers: The Last Knight showed Transformers hanging out with King Arthur and Merlin.

The next Transformers film will be an animated feature, and Deadline is reporting that Toy Story 4 director Josh Cooley is being tapped to helm the film. The script comes from Andrew Barrer and Gabriel Ferrari (Ant-Man & The Wasp).

This story will be very different from past Transformers films, as it will take place on Cybertron and will follow the relationship between Megatron and Optimus Prime, before the war between Autobots and Decepticons made them enemies.

There's no release date set for the animated feature nor information if this is going the classic 2D animated route or 3D. While many movies are seeing delays, an animated feature may be easier to complete during social distancing, since everyone working on the film don't have to work in close-quarters during production.

Additionally, Netflix is producing a Transformers TV series called Transformers: War for Cybertron Trilogy. The first trailer arrived back in February, and the show will consist of six, 22-minute long episodes. The series will also take place on Cybertron, following the battle between Autobots and Decepticons.

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