As we reported earlier this year, Hasbro and Netflix were unable to come to an agreement and all Hasbro shows were disappearing from Netflix's streams. We have the fantastic news that Hasbro and Netflix have struck up a deal and all Hasbro shows are staying on Netflix!
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With the current flurry of screenings across the US of the 1986 Transformers movie, and the unfortunate news of the passing of actor Leonard Nimoy, it's unsurprising that we hear more from the people involved in its creation, from a cast, crew and other perspectives! Entertainment website Topless Robot has posted a list of ten major points to come out of the Q&A session during the event in LA (which you can also watch for yourself via the embedded clip below!), ranging from Flint Dille, voice director Wally Burr and voice actors Neil Ross and Michael Bell. Check out some of it below, and the full piece here!
TR: Did your writing process change when you began scripting the movie as opposed to the TV show?
Flint Dille: Well, it did from the point of view that we knew this was going to be a very big movie. Of course, the purpose of the movie was not only to have something in theaters, but also to introduce next year's product line. Which meant that we had to first kill off the old product line to make way for the new toys.
TR: So Optimus Prime had to die?
FD: Exactly. We just didn't realize that it was going to bother anybody! :laughs: But I'd argue that had we not killed him, we wouldn't be talking about Transformers right now. Still, we didn't know the can of worms that we were opening when we wrote those scenes.
Topless Robot: The film world recently lost Leonard Nimoy, who voiced Galvatron in the Transformers animated feature. Can you talk about what he was like to work with?
Wally Burr: Very professional. Business-like. He came in and was ready to work. I asked him if I could give him the profile of what the show was about, to help get him up to speed. And he said "Go ahead." So I did. And when I finished with the full explanation, he said, "Okay, get your director and let's do this." :laughs: He didn't realize that I was the director! He must have thought I was a production assistant or somebody hired by the studio to hold his hand until he was ready to be used.
TR: What about Orson Welles? He came with quite a reputation, I imagine.
WB: With Mister Welles, I was intimidated in advance. Because if you've ever heard any of the outtake reels on him, he could be pretty tough. And he had a right to be! He could look at any script and say, instantly, I know what you need here. The problem was, he didn't want to be directed. But somebody had to coordinate the session, and that's what a voice director does. We coordinator of the cast. Otherwise, they'd overlap each other. The voice director keeps the characters straight, and so on. So I thought I was going to have a lot of problems with Mister Welles. And I did. At one point he was rather slow in his delivery, so I gently said "Mister Welles, this is sounding great. I'm wondering if I can ask you to pick up the tempo just a little bit." And he said, in that voice of his, "I'm reading this as rapidly as I possibly can. And furthermore, I'll do the slating from now on." Well, the voice director usually slates from the recording booth.
Topless Robot: You both voiced a number of different characters throughout the Transformers film. Did you have any particular favorites to play?
Neil Ross: Yes, I think so. My favorite was called Springer. He could turn into a helicopter at will, and he was just a good, fun, solid hero-type to play. He also didn't involve any throat ripping.
TR: Throat ripping?
NR: :speaks in a painfully scratchy voice: "That's when some of the characters sound like this!"
Still trying to find a good catch-up version of the new Transformers: Robots in Disguise animated series? Good news: iTunes has just made the first two episodes available on their website - with the first one showing for free and only $2.99 for the second one!
If you have seen the two episodes, and are looking for some of the sweet tunes playing during them, composer Kevin Manthei is your man. He has uploaded two tracks from the show so far to his personal Tumblr to stream freely: Welcome to Earth and Running from Underbite. Click on the links to give them a listen!
Voice Actor D.C. Douglas recently posted a blog about how Leonard Nimoy's Spock character influenced his role as Chase on Transformers Rescue Bots and Mass Effect's Legion. He posts his audition for Chase and call back audition for Legion.
D.C. Douglas wrote:And then there’s Chase! He was a challenge once we started recording the first episode. The breakdown (description of the voice the producers wanted) was that of Friday from “Dragnet.”
D.C. Douglas wrote:Here is my audition for Legion. It’s actually my call back. The first one was a monologue a la “friends, Romans, countrymen!” You’ll notice in this call back recording that I’m leaning heavier on the facts and less on the thoughtfulness. It’s subtle, but anyone who knows these games will hear it:
D.C. Douglas wrote:But once in the recording session, the creators realized it was just a bit too limiting and began shaping Chase with more of Spock’s Mother’s tendencies. Over the course of 3 seasons Chase has evolved into quite a lovable character.
The youtube page of tinyironfist has posted the opening credits for the Japanese version of Robots in Disguise, called Transformers Adventure. It is far lengthier than the English version and includes lots of shots not yet seen, including a roundup of the Decepticons with a large looming figure in silouhette. The end credits are also included in the clip below as well as commercials for the Takara Transformers Adventure TED line which has our robots dancing once again.
In unsurprising but nonetheless exciting news for European Transformers fans, we have an update from the official Tumblr page for Auto Assembly 2015, concerning some confirmed new guests for the August event in Birmingham. Joining the already announced voice actors Sumalee Montano and James Horan, comics professionals JP Bove, James Roberts and Nick Roche return once more to the biggest Transformers event in Europe! Check out the image below for even more details.
Howdy, robofans! If you're in the US, last night at 6pm ET/PT was the first airing of the new animated series Transformers: Robots in Disguise - produced by Hasbro and shown on Cartoon Network - though if you live outside of the States or attended the première event, you may have caught it earlier. We would like to use this platform to suggest you share your thoughts with us in the Energon Pub: what did you think of the 2-part pilot episode? Do you agree with the review posted by Burn? Maybe the one posted by QBKiller94? Would you like to see this loose sequel to Transformers: Prime continue a lot longer, or are you not a fan?
Let those thoughts, and those of other fellow Seibertronians, kickstart our very first.. Robots in Discussion!
To add to the discussion, check out the images tweeted by the Art Director Augusto Barranco to celebrate the airing of the series in the US, featuring the various stages of development for the first villain in the cartoon: Underbite.
In a strangely unannounced and under the radar turn of events, it appears Warner Bros has released the second volume of Challenge of the Gobots DVD collection. We received the notification from fellow Seibertron.com user Sabrblade, who spotted it both on the official website and Amazon.com for purchase (currently at $32.39). Check out the artwork below, and follow the links to find out more!
Challenge of the Gobots: The Series, Volume Two
The GoBots are reporting for action on DVD and they have never looked this good!.Experience the first five episodes of the exciting animated series – known to fans as The Battle for Gobotron saga – in revitalized digitally remastered splendor.
Roger Craig Smith, who voices minicons Slipstream, Jetstorm and Airazor on Robots in Disguise has tweeted that there will be a Live Tweet session this Saturday, March 14th at 3pm PT with the cast and crew of the Robots in Disguise Show. This will be during the show's premier on cartoon network and you can tweet your questions to the cast and crew while the show airs. For those who don't mind spoilers, we already have a review of the two part pilot episode here.
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