Paramount brings the Transformers back to life with a live-action Transformers: Beast Wars film, titled Transformers: Rise of the Beasts and is now released in 2023.
The film was originally slated to hit theaters on June 24, 2022, but we learned tonight that it has been pushed to the limit. June 9, 2023, a year later than expected.
Steven Caple Jr. (Creed II) is directing the film, and Collider recently announced that Ron Perlman (Hellboy) joined the cast. He will be voicing the character Optimus Primal!
Collider notes: “Optimus Primal is the fearless leader of the Maximals.”
Anthony ramos and Dominique fishback will star in the film, which is set in 1994. We also learned that the central character of Rise of the Beasts will be Optimus prime G1.
Here is the synopsis. “Return to the action and spectacle that first captured moviegoers around the world 14 years ago with the original.” Transformers, Transformers: Rise of the Beasts will take the audience on a 90s globe-trotting adventure and introduce the Maximals, Predacons and Terrorcons to the existing battle on land between the Autobots and Decepticons.