Movie News: New "Transformers" Animated Film in Development
Deadline has revealed that Josh Cooley, director of the recent Toy Story 4 Pixar film has been hired to helm a new Transformers animated film! According to Deadline:
"It takes place on Cybertron, the planet from which the good-guy and bad-guy robots came. The film revolves around the relationship between Optimus Prime and Megatron."
"The script was written by Andrew Barrer & Gabriel Ferrari, the scribes who did production work on Ant-Man and were the credited writers on Ant-Man and the Wasp. Hasbro/eOne is running point on the production of this film."
In terms of continuity, the film will be a standalone and not linked to the Michael Bay live action movies. Deadline also attributes this new film to the "writer's room" that was set up several years ago to generate ideas for future Transformers films.
No word yet on a release date but when it is announced BWTF will bring you the news!