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‘Transformers One’ – The War for the AllSpark Begins in First Trailer

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Apr 18 2024

Optimus Prime and Megatron go from buddies to sworn enemies and kick off an intergalactic war in Transformers One.

The new animated prequel focuses on Optimus Prime and Megatron’s friendship and how the two became adversaries. It also explores the origins of the AllSpark and how the Autobots and Decepticons began the epic war at the center of many of the movies, comics, and series that follow.

Transformers One‘s voice cast is jam-packed with Hollywood stars; it’s directed by a Pixar regular and written by two MCU contributors. That mix may or may not work for you. Watch the first look and see what you think…

In an interview with Collider, producer Lorenzo di Bonaventura provided some more details about the story…

“You’re going to see a lot of the origins of the society, and what broke it apart. The analogy for me is a bit like Krypton when you saw the planet falling apart, and all that. We’re not there for a short time, we’re there the entire time of the movie, we’re on Cybertron, but we are in the challenge that, if you know the lore, they begin to question the hierarchy of how their society has gotten stratified, and how the common man doesn’t have the voice, entirely, that they want to have.

We’re following very true to the origin story of it, and so it’s really fun, too, because I’ve gotten to see some of it – it’s not fully executed by any stretch of the imagination, but hearing Optimus and Megatron not as who we know them as, which we see their maturation in this experience. So, in a sense, you’re hearing a different character because you’re hearing them before they have matured.”

via Paramount

Transformers One Cast

The voice cast includes Chris Hemsworth as Optimus Prine, Brian Tyree Henry as Megatraon, Scarlett Johansson as Elita, Keegan Michael Key as Bumblebee, Jon Hamm as Sentinel Prime, and Laurence Fishburne as Alpha Trion. Josh Cooley (Toy Story 4) is directing with a script penned by Andrew Barrer, Bobby Rubio, and Gabriel Ferrari.

‘Transformers One’ is the untold origin story of Optimus Prime and Megatron, better known as sworn enemies, but once were friends bonded like brothers who changed the fate of Cybertron forever. In the first-ever fully CG-animated Transformers movie, ‘Transformers One’ features a star-studded voice cast, including Chris Hemsworth, Brian Tyree Henry, Scarlett Johansson, Keegan-Michael Key, Steve Buscemi with Laurence Fishburne and Jon Hamm.

Transformers One hits theaters on September 13.


Author: Mars Garrett
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