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Third Party upgrade provider "Fans Want It" have unveiled their latest offering as the FWI-3 Jet Power Upgrade Kit. The kit is a add-on for the Transformers Revenge of the Fallen Optimus Prime figure.  ROTF Prime will be able to use the armour to make him look like he is combined with Jetfire.

No word has been given on the price of the kit or an expected release date, however due to a peg being located on the back of the upgrade, it does appear as if Prime will be able to tow the parts along, meaning there is some "transformation" in the kit.

Fans Want It Jet Power Upgrade KitFans Want It Jet Power Upgrade Kit

Category: Transformers Toy News | Submitted by: quartz - on: Wednesday, 9th January 2013 at 12:37:48 GMT | Share: | Discuss: Read on

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The official website of Michael Bay has updated his website with a new statement from the Hollywood movie director confirming that he has signed Jack Reynor to star along side Mark Wahlberg in the fourth live-action Transformers movie which is due to start production this year.  In the same statement Mr Bay throws in a comment that this film will be the first of a new trilogy of films.  You can read the full statement below.

"I just hired a great new actor for Transformers 4 to star against Mark Wahlberg. Jack Reynor, he is an Irish kid that came to America with 30 bucks in his pocket. Pretty ballsy. Seriously who does that? Anyway I spotted him in a great little Irish movie WHAT RICHARD DID. This kid is the real deal.

Transformers 4, is not a reboot. That word has been floating around on the net.

This movie takes place exactly 4 years after the war in Chicago. The story makes a very natural transition, and reason as to why we have a whole new cast. This Transformers will feel very different than the last three. We are embarking on a new trilogy.

Michael"

Category: Transformers Toy News | Submitted by: quartz - on: Wednesday, 9th January 2013 at 08:22:15 GMT | Share: | Discuss: Read on

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Twitch are reporting that Brenton Thwaites and Nicola Peltz have joined the Mark Wahlberg as members of the cast for Transformers 4. Nicola Peltz will play "Marky Marks" daughter in the film whilst Brenton Thwaites will play her boyfriend.

The 23 year old Australian born Brenton Thwaites, is best known for portraying Luke Gallagher in the Fox8 teendrama series SLiDE as well as the Home and Away character Stu Henderson, whilst 17 year old Nicola Peltz is best known for her role as Katara in the The Last Airbender.


Update: In an update on ShootForTheEdit.com, Michael Bay's site admin posted that the story reported by Twitch is false. However, Twitch were the first site to report Mark Wahlberg joining the franchise and S4tE have been wrong in the past. So for now, this story should be treated as a  40/60 chance of being true

Category: Transformers Toy News | Submitted by: quartz - on: Tuesday, 11th December 2012 at 09:25:11 GMT | Share: | Discuss: Read on

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It's been confirmed that Mark Wahlberg will be taking over the lead role in the Transformers franchise.  Below you will find the official release of the news

HOLLYWOOD, CA (November 8, 2012) – After an exceptionally successful collaboration on the upcoming “Pain and Gain,” Michael Bay has cast Academy Award®-nominee Mark Wahlberg in the highly anticipated “TRANSFORMERS 4.” The film will hit theaters June 27th, 2014.

“Mark is awesome. We had a blast working on “Pain and Gain” and I’m so fired up to be back working with him. An actor of his caliber is the perfect guy to re-invigorate the franchise and carry on the Transformers’ legacy,” said Bay.
Bay will direct the next installment in the “TRANSFORMERS” series, which begins shooting next spring. From Paramount Pictures, a division of Viacom, Inc., in association with Hasbro, the film will be produced by Don Murphy & Tom DeSanto, Lorenzo di Bonaventura and Ian Bryce, and executive produced by Steven Spielberg, Bay, Brian Goldner and Mark Vahradian.

Bay’s first “TRANSFORMERS” film was a box office sensation in 2007, opening at #1 and earning more than $700 million worldwide. His second installment “TRANSFORMERS: REVENGE OF THE FALLEN” in 2009 grossed more than $830 million worldwide. In 2011, “TRANSFORMERS: DARK OF THE MOON” was an even bigger hit worldwide, grossing more than a billion dollars to become the 5th highest grossing film of all time. To date, the franchise has earned more than $2.6 billion worldwide.

No word as yet on who his female companion will be though

Category: Transformers Toy News | Submitted by: quartz - on: Friday, 9th November 2012 at 09:09:52 GMT | Share: | Discuss: Read on

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MTV Geek are reporting rumour that having recently bought LucasFilm to add to their portfolio including Marvel and Pixar, that Disney are in talks to aquire Hasbro Inc.  MTV Geek claim to have been told that "these are still just discussions at this point, but serious enough that something could be announced at any time and create ripples throughout the entertainment industry. The Lucasfilm acquisition has been reported as taking as few as 6 months to complete. On the other hand, Disney Chairman and CEO Bob Iger has until 2015 on his current contract, and he waited about 3 years in between the acquisitions of Marvel and Lucasfilm, so we may be without firm news on this for some time."

If this rumour does turn out to be true it's affects will be far reaching indeed as it is likely to signal the end of both The Hub (A Hasbro - Discovery joint venture) as well as the relationship between Hasbro and Paramount for the live-action franchise for both Transformers and G.I-Joe, when the current agreements expire.  Remember, Paramount had the Iron Man rights originally.

SlashFilm has joined in on the discussion and agrees with us regarding this pointing out that "If the deal follows the LucasFilm model, those rights [the live action movies for Transformers and G.I. Joe] would likely stay with that company, at least until some kind of contract runs out.".  The also make mention to the fact that Universal had controlling rights to a collection of Hasbro Inc properties including Clue (Cludeo), Ouija, Stretch Armstrong and Battleship, but famously dropped most of them and only released Battleship.  Wirth Disney owning their own studios, this would no longer be an issue for Hasbro, Disney could just churn out movies of all of their IPs at will.

Hasbro Inc stock has also seen a recent rise.

Stay tuned as there is likely to be much more on this story over the coming days, weeks and months

Category: Transformers Toy News | Submitted by: quartz - on: Tuesday, 6th November 2012 at 08:38:36 GMT | Share: | Discuss: Read on

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Paramount Pictures have begun casting for the new lead roles in Transformers 4 which is currently being referrered to simply as the "Untitiled Transformers Sequel" by studio representatives.  Filming for Transformers 4 will begin in April / May 2013 with an aim for a June 27th 2014 release. The casting call being published over on acting-auditions.org.

The casting call asks for a lead female role (18 or over) who can play "high-school senior age" as well as a male who will play her on screen boyfriend who is a Texas race car driver in his early 20s.

The screen play is once again by Ehren Kruger (Revenge of the Fallen and Dark of the Moon).

Category: Transformers Toy News | Submitted by: quartz - on: Thursday, 18th October 2012 at 07:15:49 BST | Share: | Discuss: Read on

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For those of you still looking for some Transformers: Dark of the Moon figures you may be pleased to hear that the UK high street retailer, The Entertainer, is currently stocking the deluxe class figures for the reduced price of £6.50 including Darksteel, the recolour of DOTM Sideswipe.

Our thanks go out to Duckstar for letting us know via Twitter and for sending through the following image.

Transformers Dark of the Moon Darksteel

Category: Transformers Toy News | Submitted by: quartz - on: Saturday, 13th October 2012 at 11:51:03 BST | Share: | Discuss: Read on

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Paramount Pictures granted a license to developers who plan to create a theme park in north Kent here in England which, at £2bn, is aimed to rival Disneyland Paris.  The Paramount Pictures themed park could include a copy of Transformers: The Ride, if it goes ahead - Read more on the BBC.

Category: Transformers Toy News | Submitted by: quartz - on: Monday, 8th October 2012 at 14:44:51 BST | Share: | Discuss: Read on

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Glen Moreshower has been quoted talking about nto only Transformers 4 but also Transformers 5.  This follows on Michael Bays' comments about handing over the reigns after Transformers 4, using that to set up a new story arc.

Last weekend at the Con X KC in Kansas City, Missouri, actor Glenn Morshower, who has appeared in all three films so far, talked about the continuation of the series. According to Morshower, who provides an introduction to the brand new "Transformers 3D" ride at Universal Studions, Bay and producer Steven Spielberg are not only working on 'Transformers 4', but more than likely 'Transformers 5' as well.
"After I did the opening ceremonies for the ride, Steven Spielberg walked up to me and chatted and said 'You know we've got you set to do the fourth one and probably the fifth one on the heels of that," said on how he was approached about the new sequels. "So, I guess in December we are on our way to making 4 and 5."

Source: Examiner.com

Category: Transformers Toy News | Submitted by: Moonbug - on: Monday, 24th September 2012 at 09:39:27 BST | Share: | Discuss: Read on

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Huffington Post have recently held an interview with Transformers Director Michael Bay regarding why he choose to return to the franchise, whether Peter Cullen would remain the voie of Optimus Prime and whether the 4th live action movie would ignore the previous 3 and indeed be a reboot or whether it would continue within the same universe.  Below you will find an extract from the interview, which you can find in full here.


Why do you want to do it? I was under the impression that you were done after "Transformers 3"?
I thought I was done. Then the ride came out [at Universal Studios Hollywood] and the two-and-a-half-hour lines. And then you're thinking, Oh my God, someone's going to take this over. And you start doing a lot of soul-searching. Like, OK, I'm about to do a little movie, "Pain & Gain" ... and the studio says they want to restart the franchise. And someone could come in here and screw it up, you know? So I'm thinking that if I do this last one, we set it on a new footing, we change a lot of things -- but we keep the history of the three in place. But we broaden it so it can be set up and be carried on -- it would have a better chance for survival, I guess. You know?

So with the plot of "Transformers 4," it's not like the other three movies didn't happen? It's not a reboot?
No. We're basically taking from the history of where it was -- or where we left it in Chicago. And we're going to carry it on from there.

I spoke to Peter Cullen at Comic Con earlier this year. He said he doesn't know if he's going to be back as the voice of Optimus Prime or not. He'll be back, right?
Of course! Of course.

Category: Transformers Toy News | Submitted by: quartz - on: Saturday, 22nd September 2012 at 11:13:19 BST | Share: | Discuss: Read on

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Thanks to Transformers Asia, we have our first complete look at APS-01 Striker Optimus Prime. It shows off his accessories and premium-level paint job, chrome, teases at the inclusion of a bonus weapon, and provides as 30th September release date

Transformers Movie Striker Optimus Prime

Category: Transformers Toy News | Submitted by: Moonbug - on: Friday, 31st August 2012 at 19:16:02 BST | Share: | Discuss: Read on

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Two days ago Snakas posted a news post on the upcoming Transformers pin badges which are being released in Japan in November 2012. The pins will be released in blind packets and have two themes, the Generation One show from the 1980s and the live action Michael Bay Transformers movies from Paramount Pictures.  Below is the full line up:

Generation One Anime series

1.?????? ????? ?????- Red Cybertron/Autobot Emblem.
2.???????????????? - Purple Destron/Decepticon Emblem.
3.?????? ????? - Cybertron / Autobot Emblem.
4.????? ????? - Destron  / Decepticon Emblem.
5.?????? ??????????????? - Beast Wars Cybertron (Maximal) Emblem
6.????? ??????????????? - Beast Wars Destron (Predacon)
7.???????? ??????? - Quintesson emblem
8.?????????? ??????? - The emblem of the Earth Defence Core (EDC)
9.????????? ????????? - Western Transformers logo
10.????????? ?????????????  - Japanese Transformers logo
11???? ???????- Convoy (Optimus Prime) in truck mode from the front.
12.???????????????? - Meister (Jazz) chest / bonnet / hood piece.
13??????????????? - Alert (Red Alert) chest piece.
14.???????????? ???? - Bumble (Bumblebee) in Cybertronian vehicle form
15.????????????????? ???? - Thundercracker in Cybertronian vehicle form
16.????? - The Matrix of Leadership (Creation Matrix)
17 to 19  - These are being kept a secret

Live Action Transformers Movie Series

1.?????? ??????????? - A silver Cybertron / Autobot emblem.
2.???????? ??????????? - A Silver Destron / Decepticon emblem.
3.?????? ??????????????? - A red and silver Autobot emblem.
4.???????? ??????????????? - A red and silver Decepticon symbol.
5.???????? ????? ?????? - Barricades Police emblem.
6.?????? ????? ??????? - Ratchet's search and rescue emblem.
7.N.E.S.T.??????????????????? - The primary N.E.S.T emblem.
8.N.E.S.T.??????????????????????? - The N.E.S.T emblem from Transformers: Revenge (of the Fallen).
9.N.E.S.T.????? - The N.E.S.T vehicle emblem.
10.????7??????? - The primary Section 7 emblem.
11.????7?????????????????? - The Sector 7 Tactital Patch as worn by Agent Simmons
12.N.E.S.T.?Global Alliance?
13 - 15 are secret pins

The pins will be release on the 30th November priced at 420 yen.

Transformers G1 Pin Badges Transformers Movie Series Pin Badges

Category: Transformers Toy News | Submitted by: quartz - on: Wednesday, 8th August 2012 at 14:32:11 BST | Share: | Discuss: Read on

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Cartoon Network have put up an advert showing that the Transformers Movie Optimus Prime truckis touring the UK

Category: Transformers Toy News | Submitted by: quartz - on: Saturday, 28th July 2012 at 09:19:41 BST | Share: | Discuss: Read on

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Japanese toy blogger Alfes 2010 has posted two image galleries of the Transformers: Dark of the Moon Lucky Draw Voyager class Gold Optimus Prime with MechTech Trailer.   The toy was limited to 100 pieces and is the gallereis are a great look at this rare figure.  You can view the galleries using the following links:

Gallery 1 - Gallery 2

Category: Transformers Toy News | Submitted by: quartz - on: Sunday, 22nd July 2012 at 16:41:10 BST | Share: | Discuss: Read on

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TFW2005.com board member Sasuke has posted some images of two items from the Universal Studios Hollywood store related to Transformers: The Ride. The first item is an "Energon themed commemorative cup" which you can get when you buy a cream soda.  The cup has a light which flashes to try to make the drink look .... special.  The 2nd item, which we have mirrored below, is a chocolate replica of the Allspark Cube from the Transformers movie!!

The Allspark Chocolate cube

Category: Transformers Toy News | Submitted by: quartz - on: Wednesday, 13th June 2012 at 07:59:47 BST | Share: | Discuss: Read on

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