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Bumblebee is an upcoming American science fiction action film directed by Travis Knight with a screenplay by Christina Hodson. It is the sixth instalment in the live-action Transformers series, serving as a prequel to Transformers. The film centers around the titular protagonist Bumblebee. The film stars Hailee Steinfeld as Charlie Watson, John Cena as Agent Burns, Jorge Lendeborg Jr. as Memo, John Ortiz as Agent Powell, Jason Drucker as Otis Watson, and Pamela Adlon as Charlie's mother.

Bumblebee is the first film in the franchise to not be directed by Michael Bay, though he will still stay on board as a producer. It is scheduled to be released on December 21, 2018, by Paramount Pictures [1].

Synopsis

20 years before the events of the first film, in 1987, Bumblebee takes refuge in a small California beach town junkyard. A teenage girl learns that it is no ordinary Volkswagen Beetle.[2]

Plot

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Cast

Humans

Transformers

Autobots

Decepticons

Production

On February 12, 2016, it was announced that the sixth film in the Transformers series Transformers 6 would be released on June 8, 2018, while later it was revealed that the film would be an untitled spin-off, featuring Bumblebee. On November 11, 2016, Deadline reported that Paramount Pictures was moving forward with the project by revealing that Christina Hodson had written the script for the spin-off, and she was one of the female writers Paramount and Michael Bay hired in the "writers room." On March 2, 2017, Deadline reported that Travis Knight was hired to direct the film. In May 2017, it was revealed that the film's story would be set in the 1980s, and that it would have fewer robots. In the same month, it was announced that it would be titled as Transformers Universe: Bumblebee.[8]

Casting

In May 2017, it was reported that Hailee Steinfeld was in talks for the female lead in the film, and she confirmed her involvement later in June. On July 11, 2017, Jorge Lendeborg Jr. joined the cast as the male lead. On July 12, 2017, The Tracking Board confirmed that Rachel Crow had been cast in the film. On July 13, 2017, the rest of the core cast of the film was confirmed, including Jason Drucker, Abby Quinn, Ricardo Hoyos and Gracie Dzienny. On July 22, 2017, it was reported that Pamela Adlon had been cast in the film to play Steinfeld's mother. On July 31, 2017, the film added John Cena to its lead cast along with Kenneth Choi and Stephen Schneider in the supporting cast.

On October 2, 2017, while interviewing in promotion for the home media release of Transformers: The Last Knight, voice actor Peter Cullen reveals he will be in the film. [3]

Filming

Principal photography on the film began on July 31, 2017, in Los Angeles and San Francisco, California, and was scheduled to finish on November 16, 2017, under the working title Brighton Falls. Instead, filming concluded 6 days earlier, on November 10th, 2017.

Later, in November 2017, the film was revealed to have changed its title to Bumblebee: The Movie, as well as having wrapped up filming.[9]

On 24th September 2018, the second trailer was released, revealing the appearance of Shockwave, Optimus Prime, Soundwave and Ravage with Generation 1-inspired designs [10].

Release

The movie will initially released in theaters in the United States on December 21, 2018.[1]

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Video Gallery


Notes

At San Diego Comic Con, the Bumblebee panel revealed several pieces of information. The red and white jet in the trailer had initially been believed to have been Starscream, and Paramount even used the name in pre-release information before removing it from their website. At the SDCC panel, Travis Knight revealed that the character was actually Blitzwing. The other two Decepticons featured in the movie, Shatter and Dropkick, were revealed to be Triple Changers. Shatter was inspired by Nightbird, and Dropkick was inspired by Megatron.

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Bumblebee (2018) - Release Info - IMDb
  2. D'Alessandro, Anthony (July 31, 2017). "'Transformers' Spinoff 'Bumblebee' Flies To December 2018". Deadline.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Peter Cullen Confirmed In The Bumblebee Movie - Transformers News - TFW2005 (2 October 2017).
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Bumblebee Trailer Breakdown With Director Travis Knight
  5. San Diego Comic Con 2018 – Bumblebee The Movie Panel
  6. Jess Harnell Reprises His Role As Barricade For Transformers: Bumblebee
  7. Martin Short Working On Voice-over For Transformers: Bumblebee
  8. Lesnick, Silas (May 23, 2017). "Licensing Expo 2017 - Full Gallery at ComingSoon.net". ComingSoon.net.
  9. Wood, Matt (November 12, 2017). "The Bumblebee Movie Just Got A New Title And A Cool 80s Logo - CinemaBlend". CinemaBlend
  10. Bumblebee (2018) - New Official Trailer - Paramount Pictures

External links

Bumblebee (Movie) at the Internet Movie Database


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