Discuss anything and everything related to the Transformers Live Action Films franchise, which are directed by Michael Bay. Transformers 3 is scheduled to be released on July 1st, 2011. Check out our Live Action Film section here.
If he's a grizzled, older warrior alongside the others, Kup makes sense.
If he's more a mentor or source of ancient knowledge, Alpha Trion.
Either way, the new character will be a poorly fleshed-out archetype who bears some kind of name borrowed from TF lore, not an updated version of a recognizable character. Such is life. Kinda happy to see what either character will be like, though, since neither originally had an Earth mode.