Ever since Michael Bay left the Transformers franchise, fans were waiting for something that will revive the franchise and bring it back in the game. After Michael Bay’s Transformers: The Last Knight turned out to be the biggest critical and commercial failure, Paramount decided to hit the restart button.
Spin-off movie Bumblebee seemed like a good start in finding a new, fresh course for the Transformers saga. Now, fans are waiting for Transformers: Rise of the Beasts, directed by Creed director Steven Caple Jr. The movie was set to hit theaters in June 2022. Yeah, was. Now, Deadline confirmed that Paramount pushed the movie back to June 2023, which means 12 more months of waiting. The report is also saying that a new Star Trek movie, directed by Matt Shakman was moved from June 2023 to December 2023.
Rise of the Beasts finished production last month. As the title is saying, it was confirmed that the movie will adapt the famous Beast Wars storyline, set in the 1990s.
During the 1990s, the Maximals, Predacons and Terrorcons join the existing battle on Earth between Autobots and Decepticons.Transformers: Rise of the Beasts Synopsis
Based on Hasbro’s toy line of the same name, the Transformers movie franchise started in the 2007 movie Transformers directed by Michael Bay and starring Shia LaBeouf and Megan Fox. The movie was followed by two sequels with LaBeouf, and the fourth and the fifth movie, also directed by Bay, were starring Mark Wahlberg. Spin-off movie Bumblebee, the sixth and currently latest movie in the franchise was directed by Travis Knight, making it the first Transformers movie not to be directed by Bay. Bumblebee starred Hailee Steinfeld and John Cena.
Directed by Steven Caple Jr., and starring Anthony Ramos, Dominique Fishback, Luna Lauren Vélez, and Peter Cullen in a voice role as Optimus Prime, Transformers: Rise of the Beasts will hit theaters on June 9, 2023 by Paramount Pictures.