August 8, 2021 represents the 35th Anniversary of The Transformers: The Movie feature film debuting in theaters. Aside from making me feel tremendously ancient, this anniversary also has me in a reflective mood and I thought I would take a walk down memory lane.
Movies: Hasbro Interviews Artist Matt Ferguson for 35th Anniversary "Transformers: The Movie" Release
Matt Ferguson is an artist known for his work on Marvel projects such as Wandavision and Captain Marvel along with art for other franchises including Star Trek and Star Wars. As part of the upcoming 35th Anniversary release of "The Transformers: The Movie" on 4K/Blu-Ray Hasbro commissioned art from Ferguson for the project. In the interview embedded below, Ferguson discusses his influences and work on this special release.
In this age of digital music, it is almost quaint to purchase any music on physical media. However many collectors dig having an album in a form they can hold in their hands and booklets they can go through as they listen to the music. Recognizing this, La La Records has posted orders for a limited edition run of the Bumblebee Movie Soundtrack. The soundtrack is limited to 2000 copies at a price of $19.98. You can check out the official product description and cover image below.
Recently a seller on ebay posted a Promotion Kit for the 1986 Transformers animated film. Nowadays press kits are often handled via electronic means in the form of high quality images and PDF files, but back in the day they were often physical folders with information and promotional materials. I snagged this promotional kit and now I have scanned its contents for fandom to enjoy! Check out the scans of this 1986 Promotion Kit.
Back in the 80's, it was common practice for movie studios to promote their films with printed press kits. These would often contain all sorts of material including information on the film, stills on glossy paper, cast information and more. Nowadays this is mostly done via electronic press kits including high quality images and press releases. Recently two press kits went up on ebay for the 1986 The Transformers: The Movie theatrical film. One was going for over $800 while another went for considerably less. While the $800+ auc
Back in the 80's, it was a popular practice to create a printed set of materials to promote entertainment projects. The 1986 Transformers animated movie was no exception. Now thanks to an ebay auction by seller rstrob.d2bzflh we now have a look at this kit! The cover features the movie poster art used in the United States and it includes informational materials and even a film slide of the poster!
Via Journal De Montreal we have confirmation that a seventh live action Transformers film will be filming in both Montreal and Peru this summer. Eleven weeks of shooting are planned in Montreal at the MELS and MTL Grandé Studios. This is planned to start in July and end in September at which time the production with be off to Peru. The article also mentions that the budget for the movie is around $200 million.
"Transformers: The Last Knight" Set Visit (August 2016)
Note: This news item was originally intended to be posted June 1, 2020
Hasbro has announced pre-orders for the Movie Masterpiece Autobot Ratchet, featuring the Autobot medic as he appeared in the 2007 live action film! Check out the official product description and images below.