Cars Become The Stars This Summer

Discuss anything and everything related to the Transformers Live Action Films franchise, which are directed by Michael Bay. Join us to discuss the movies and stuff up to date with news for the 2017 release of Transformers 5. Check out our Live Action Film section here.

Postby Charger426 » Thu Mar 08, 2007 4:44 pm

Leonardo wrote:
Brakethrough wrote:Sadly, my favourite car will never be a star. Oh, '85 Citation, WHERE ARE YOU NOW?


I know how you feel. I long for a '71 boattail Riviera TF.


I used to have a '72 boattail riv :grin: I love those things, I think I can whip one up. :wink:
Image
Colors: Sunstars Lines: Me
Charger426
Vehicon
Posts: 392
Joined: Wed Sep 20, 2006 11:23 pm

Postby Stormrider » Thu Mar 08, 2007 5:35 pm

Weapon: Atom-Smasher Cannon
Hairball178 wrote:Attention various automobile companies: thank you for being douchebags. In return for not allowing your models of cars to be used for Alternators/BinalTechs as part of the Transformers franchise (particulary Bumblebee, Jazz, and Sideswipe), you have lost out on a major opportunity to show off your sporty automobiles in this summer's biggest blockbuster. Just think of how much you are going to lose out on potential customers who would've been interested in a lamborgini, a volkswagon, or a porshe...only to settle on a camaro, or a mustang. Whoopsie-doo, I guess.

I hope you enjoy having to amputate your leg after shooting yourself in the foot with the decision you made to not license out your automobile rights. All that revenue you lose out on. Shame, huh?

xoxoxo,

A Transfan


I'm not sure if Michael Bay would have wanted those cars anyway. It was mentioned in a couple interviews that Bay has a long standing relationship with GM. Also it was mentioned that it was more efficient to make one contract with one car company than to get individual rights to various car companies. However, I would agree that there may have been a large financial influence as well.

In theory, it does seem silly that all the cars are GM. However, from a viewers standpoint the vehicles all look different and it probably won't phase most people when they see the movie.
Image
Stormrider
Matrix Keeper
Posts: 8618
News Credits: 37
Joined: Tue Mar 14, 2006 6:24 am
Location: USA


Return to Transformers Live Action Film Forum

Ending Soon On eBay

MISB in USA - Takara Transformers Masterpiece MP-18B Bluestreak Blue Limited - Time Remaining: 6 days 1 hour 37 minutes 51 seconds
E-Hobby TAKARA TOMY TRANSFORMERS LEGENDS LG EX DEADLOCK w/ COMIC BOOK - Time Remaining: 8 days 2 hours 53 minutes 24 seconds
TRANSFORMERS movie BLACK MEGATRON figure TOY decepticon leader DARK OF THE MOON - Time Remaining: 7 days 8 hours 53 minutes 47 seconds
G1 Transformers Fortress Maximus 98% Complete original vintage 1987.  Sweet! - Time Remaining: 6 days 15 hours 9 minutes 26 seconds
TRANSFORMERS Masterpiece MP-18 BLUESTREAK Streak + COIN + AMAZON LAUNCHER CANNON - Time Remaining: 6 days 1 hour 42 minutes 58 seconds
Transformers Beast Wars ~ RAMULUS ~ Deluxe Transmetals 2 - Time Remaining: 5 days 15 hours 20 minutes 36 seconds
TRANSFORMERS TOKYO ANIME EXPO 2012 EXCLUSIVE UNITED OPTIMUS NEMESIS PRIME - Time Remaining: 7 days 7 hours 38 minutes 25 seconds
TRANSFORMERS GEN 1 G1 HEADMASTER APEFACE COMPLETE NICE 1987 - Time Remaining: 6 days 15 hours 41 minutes 50 seconds
Transformers Podcast: Twincast / Podcast #156 - Gestalt Theory
Twincast / Podcast #156:
"Gestalt Theory"
MP3 · iTunes · RSS · View · Discuss · Ask
Posted: Saturday, September 24th, 2016