Quite considered as a soft reboot of the franchise, Transformers: Rise of the Beasts will take everyone back from the start to when Optimus Prime decided to fight alongside humanity.
Table of Contents
- Transformers: Rise of the Beasts Release Date: When Will the Movie Come Out?
- Transformers: Rise of the Beasts Cast: Who are the Actors Included in the Movie?
- Transformers: Rise of the Beasts Crew: Who are the Creative Minds Behind the Scenes?
- Transformers: Rise of the Beasts Plot: What Will be the Plot of the Movie?
- Where to Watch Transformers: Rise of the Beasts ?
- Is There a Trailer for Transformers: Rise of the Beasts ?
Check out everything you need to know about the upcoming movie with the release date, plot, cast, crew, trailers, and updates!
Transformers: Rise of the Beasts Release Date: When Will the Movie Come Out?
The seventh installment of the beloved Transformers franchise is finally upon us with Transformers: Rise of the Beasts with new robots preparing their way to invade Earth and the upcoming movie will be arriving in theaters on June 9, 2023!
When this was announced, there were two separate films under the franchise that are reportedly active in the works: a sequel to Bumblebee and a Beast Wars film.
However, the release date of Transformers: Rise of the Beasts was pushed back to 2023 in the same release window given that the pandemic is still going on and various delays in production became common.
Transformers: Rise of the Beasts Cast: Who are the Actors Included in the Movie?
Transformers: Rise of the Beasts will be starring Anthony Ramos as Noah where he is an ex-military electronics expert living in Brooklyn.
Dominique Fishback stars as Elena who is a museum artifact researcher whose boss keeps on taking the credit in her work, and Luna Lauren Vélez.
Returning on the big screen with his iconic voice is Peter Cullen as Optimus Prime, the leader of the Autobot resistance.
The Autobots have Pete Davidson as Mirage, an Autobot spy who could project his own virtual reality images, and John DiMaggio as Stratosphere who is an air-soldier becoming a cargo plane.
Other Autobots are Liza Koshy as Arcee, the commando who transforms into a motorcycle, Bumblebee, and Cristo Fernández as Wheeljack, the scientist and mechanic of the team who becomes a bus.
The Autobots will meet the Maximals led by Ron Perlman as Optimus Primal who turns into a gorilla, Michelle Yeoh as Airazor who becomes a peregrine falcon, David Sobolov as Rhinox who, as his name suggests, becomes a rhinoceros, and Cheetor who transforms into a cheetah.
They will also come across the Terrorcons led by Peter Dinklage as Scourge who is a trophy hunter, David Sobolov as Battletrap, Michaela Jae Rodriquez as Nightbird, and Tobe Nwigwe as Reek.
David Sobolov voices two characters in the movie.
The main villain of Transformers: Rise of the Beasts is confirmed to be Unicron, the god of destruction and twin of Primus, the god of creation.
Unicron is the master of the Terrorcons and Decepticons to bring about his main goal: the total destruction of the whole Universe.
He is a planet-eating threat that the Maximals and Autobots will be facing in Transformers: Rise of the Beasts.
Veteran actor Colman Domingo voices Unicron in Transformers: Rise of the Beasts.
Transformers: Rise of the Beasts Crew: Who are the Creative Minds Behind the Scenes?
Transformers: Rise of the Beasts has a powerhouse of a crew led by Steven Caple Jr. as the director who worked on Creed II.
He is joined by the Army of the Dead and Obi-Wan Kenobi scribe, Joby Harold, as the scriptwriter.
Josh Peters, Darnell Metayer, and Erich and John Hoeber also worked on the screenplay.
The producers of Transformers: Rise of the Beasts are Michael Bay, James Vanderbilt, Don Murphy, Tom DeSanto, Lorenzo di Bonaventure, Mark Vahradian, and Duncan Henderson.
The cinematography is headed by Enrique Chediak, edited by Stuart Levy, with the music of Jongnic Bontemps.
The film would be a joint-venture production of eOne and Paramount Pictures with an estimated budget of $200 million.
Transformers: Rise of the Beasts Plot: What Will be the Plot of the Movie?
The official synopsis of Transformers: Rise of the Beasts is as follows:
In 1994, a pair of archaeologists from Brooklyn come into an ancient conflict through a globe-trotting adventure that ties in with three factions of Transformers: the Maximals, the Predacons, and the Terrorcons.
Currently holding the spot as 13th highest-grossing film series, a lot are excited for what comes next for the title.
Transformers: Rise of the Beasts will go deep in the roots of the Autobots team on Earth as it will see their origins where it would be shown why Optimus Prime, who will don his original G1 design, really wanted to protect Earth.
Transformers: Rise of the Beasts will follow the iconic Beast Wars storyline which will see the main factions of the Transformers with the Maximals, who are the descendants of the Autobots, and the Predacons, who came from the Decepticons.
The Maximals are on the good side while the Predacons are on the opposite end.
In the center of it all in Transformers: Rise of the Beasts is none other than Optimus Prime who is set to get the G1 treatment with the design of the character.
It will dive deep into the reasons why Optimus Prime will be fighting alongside the people on Earth and this is where he starts his heroic journey.
The Autobots will be getting a bigger role as director Steven Caple Jr. teased in an interview.
Speaking with Box Office Pro (via ComicBook.com), Steven Caple Jr., director of Transformers: Rise of the Beasts, teased, "We take the term 'Autobot' and bring it to a whole new level."
Caple Jr. said, "Without spoiling the film? I can't -- but I will say that there is a moment toward the end of the movie that I'm really excited for people to see."
Caple Jr. added, "I can't go into an ymore detail, but it's a very emotionally powerful moment in the third act of the movie that you'll recognize when you see it in a theater."
Caple Jr. further explained, "I pay close attention to all my followers on Twitter -- even the crazy fans out there -- so I'll be looking to see their reaction on social media after the movie comes out."
"I think audiences are going to be blown away by it when they see it on the big screen. Our climactic battle sequence at the end of the film is going to pay off in a big way," Caple Jr. concluded.
Transformers: Rise of the Beasts is said to be a soft reboot of the series given that it will be starting from the origins, and will be set in the 90s.
This could lead to a potential expansion of the whole Transformers movie franchise.
Where to Watch Transformers: Rise of the Beasts?
Transformers: Rise of the Beasts will be arriving in theaters on June 9, 2023 where it will be the "first" in a planned trilogy and there will also be an upcoming animated film the following year.
As revealed by Collider, the official runtime of Transformers: Rise of the Beasts clocks in at 1 hour and 57 minutes, quite shorter than most fans expect.
Is There a Trailer for Transformers: Rise of the Beasts?
Transformers: Rise of the Beasts unveiled its very first teaser trailer in December 2022 at the CCXP in São Paulo, Brazil.
The teaser of Transformers: Rise of the Beasts introduce to the live-action franchise the Maximals and Predacons which is a sub-faction of the transform armies that becomes giant metallic animals and the two groups are against each other, battling at scenic places like Brooklyn, and Machu Picchu, Peru.
Transformers: Rise of the Beast official trailer unveils a closer look at the villain that the Maximals and Autobots will be facing: Unicron.
In the verge of destruction, the Maximals and Autobots will do everything in their power to stop Unicron from his main goal of destroying the whole universe.
Terrorcons will also be present as seen in the teaser and of Transformers: Rise of the Beast. They are a group of Decepticons which transform into monsters straight from anyone's nightmares.
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