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Frank Welker to play a Robot in Transformers Movie?

Transformers News: Frank Welker to play a Robot in Transformers Movie?
Date: Monday, March 26th 2007 11:37am CDT
Categories: Movie News, People News, Rumors
Posted by: Professor Smooth | Credit(s): Professor Smooth

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From www.darkhorizons.com:

Meanwhile, Hugo Weaving has apparently won the role of voicing Megatron in the upcoming Transformers movie reports The IESB.

Weaving and Frank Welker, who voiced the cartoon version, have been in 'rumoured competition' for the role for a few months and now it seems the Aussie actor won out.

Never fear though cartoon fans, Welker will apparently voice a robot in the film anyhow - but not Megatron.


If true, this is great news! In addition to being a great nod to the fans, adding the most prolific voice actor in the business today to the cast is a great move!

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Dengenki Hobby Magazine - Updates

Transformers News: Dengenki Hobby Magazine - Updates
Date: Sunday, March 25th 2007 8:06am CDT
Categories: Cartoon News, Company News, Media, Movie News, Toy News
Posted by: Stormrider | Credit(s): Dengenki Hobby

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The May edition of the Japanese magazine, Dengenki Hobby, is now on newsstands. It is filled with lots of exciting information regarding upcoming Transformers. Read below for translated text and pictures. (All translations were done at Seiberton.com.)


Masterpiece Megatron The great tyrant has arrived. Will be released at the end of March.





Transformers Sports Label
The Transformers Sports Label will be released at the end of April. The first sets of shoes were a collaborated effort with Nike. Nike was their first wave partner; however, partnerships with other sport brands will be done in the future. The shoes are 1:2 scale of the Nike Free 7.0 shoe. The shoes are not wearable. To transform them, you must first unlace them. The soles form the backs of the robots. And in robot mode- Optimus Prime & Megatron both wear the Nike 7.0 shoes themselves. The toys will be boxed in Nike style shoe boxes.








Transformers Movie & Movie Toys
The movie will be released in Japan on August 4, 2007. Advanced movie tickets are now on sale in Japan. For a limited time, if you purchase an advanced ticket you will receive a transforming pen (see photo). Details about the movie characters will be released soon.

The Transformers movie toy products will be available in Japan. This month, the Optimus Prime movie toy is featured. He is modeled after a W900 vehicle. Takara had difficulty designing the movie toys. Typically the designers start from scratch with ideas, transformations, and various modes. But in this case the process was different. The Takara designers were given the movie designs first and then had to engineer the transformations to fit the designs. A different movie toy will be featured in Dengenki Hobby next month.






Transformers Music Label
Soundwave, Frenzy, and Rumble will be released in the middle of July. A miniSD card can be placed is Soundwave’s chest to listen to music.

Rumble and Frenzy will appear white when in their alternate modes; but when they transform into their robot modes – they will retain their G1 color schemes. Rumble & Frenzy can also play music while in their robot.






Binaltech Black Convoy BT-17
The Binaltech eHobby Exclusive, Black Convoy, sold out quickly, early in the morning at the
Tokyo Winter Wonderfest, in February. Also showcased at the conference- KISS Players Cassettes and Masterpiece Megatron.






Beast Wars
Beast Wars first wave has now been released, which includes TM-01 to TM-08. The Beast Wars figures were repainted to closely match their animated counterparts. A greater variety of colors were used and more brush strokes were applied. Takara originally marketed the repainted figures towards children. But now it has become evident that collectors are interested in these particular repaints as well.

Each figure includes a DVD with one Beast Wars episode. The episodes vary. See below for details.

TM-01 Episode #2 “Knock out Destron”
TM-02 Episode #4
TM-03 Episode #5
TM-04 Episode #6
TM-05 Episode #9
TM-06 Episode #10
TM-07 Episode #11
TM-08 Episode #20






Next month TM-09 Rhino, will be released. It will be released at the end of April and will include a DVD with the Episode #3.



Takara Website
Takara has updated its Transformers website. A new feature allows you to access the website through your mobile phone. Use your cellphone to read one of the codes below to directly link to Takara Transformers website.





KISS Players Comic
Each month a KISS Players comic strip is featured in Dengenki Hobby. The short strip often reveals new characters that sometimes get marketed as toys. (The following translations have been summarized and paraphrased in order to make sense.) *Note- Japanese comics read right to left.

Click here to see the comic strip (Note it may not be appropriate for young viewers).

Last episode – The KISS Players Melissa, Syao Syao, and Atari were greeted by the mysterious Sparkbots, who transported them back in time.

This Episode: 15 Go Go

Brave Maximus got caught in the time vortex left behind by the Sparkbots. The girls decided to split up in order to help Brave Maximus. Each girl went with a separate Sparkbot. Brave Maximus finally erupted from the time warp 400 million years later. The robots on the planet saw Brave Maximus erupt from the time warp and replied – “I hope he brought us something good”.

Elsewhere, Syao Syao and the Sparkbot, Angela, come face to face with another time traveling robot. Syao Syao screams – “who are you with the scary face!” The mysterious robot replies “I am not scary.” - Stay tuned for next episode.

Hugo Weaving to Voice Megatron in Bay's Transformers

Transformers News: Hugo Weaving to Voice Megatron in Bay's Transformers
Date: Saturday, March 24th 2007 2:39am CDT
Categories: Movie News, People News, Rumors
Posted by: Raymond T. | Credit(s): www.sectorseven.org

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Hugo Weaving to voice Megatron in Bay's Transformers?

There's a new email available on the SectorSeven.org website which can be accessed with the password NBETWO. The message alludes to actor Hugo Weaving (Lord of the Rings, The Matrix) being cast as the voice of the evil Decepticon leader Megatron in this summer's upcoming Transformers movie from Michael Bay, Paramount and Dreamworks.

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From: S7 Department of Network Security
Subject: Counter-Information Campaign
Date Received: Mar. 23, 2007 21:14(MST)
To: Agent Alexander Powers
CC: Agent W. Snup

Operation: Hungry Dragon 2 continues. As of today, Agent H. Weaving has officially convinced S.S., M.B., R.O., AND A.K. to assign him to oversee the Megaman issue. The recording will commence immediately.

All the years of investment into Agent Weaving's public persona have finally paid off. He will monitor the campaign from the inside and report on its progress free from suspicion.

By this summer, the population will think N.B.E.S. are nothing more than a figment of someone's overactive imagination.

Our power lies in our secrecy.


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Hugo Weaving first made it big with his role as Agent Smith in Warner Brother's blockbuster Matrix trilogy starring Keanu Reeves and Hugo Weaving. He also gained further popularity after playing the role of the half-elf Elrond in Peter Jackson's Lord of the Rings trilogy. One of Weaving's most recent roles was that of V in the movie translation of the political V for Vendetta starring Weaving alongside actress Natalie Portman.

The references to Agent Weaving above is a reference to Weaving's role as Agent Smith. "Megaman" is the name the humans give the frozen Megatron in issue #2 of IDW's Transformers Movie prequel comic book series. The abbreviations from the email are as follows:

S.S. (Steven Spielberg)
M.B. (Michael Bay)
R.O. (Roberto Orci)
A.K. (Alex Kurtzman)

It is unknown at the time of this post what the "N.B.E.S." acronym stands for. Stay tuned for more information as it becomes available.

London Theaters to Play 1986 Transformers: The Movie

Transformers News: London Theaters to Play  1986 Transformers: The Movie
Date: Saturday, March 24th 2007 12:09am CDT
Categories: Media, Movie News
Posted by: Stormrider | Credit(s): Hollywood Reporter, Metrodome Distribution

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The Hollywood Reporter has reported from the Metrodome Distribution that one of the theaters in London’s West End will be showing the 1986, Transformers: The Movie. The animated movie will run for two weeks starting May 4th. The movie is being re-launched in order to tie into the "high level of interest from fans of the Transformers brand in anticipation of this summer's Michael Bay blockbuster," Metrodome said.

And the piggybacking doesn't stop there. Metrodome also said it hopes that the theatrical run will help publicize the release of the double-disc DVD of "Transformers: The Movie -- Ultimate Edition," which hits shelves June 4.


Click here to see the entire story for yourself.

Transformers Movie Attacktix Information

Transformers News: Transformers Movie Attacktix Information
Date: Friday, March 23rd 2007 7:47pm CDT
Categories: Movie News, Toy News
Posted by: Hotrod | Credit(s): DESTRO of TFW2005

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For almost a year now Transformers have been part of the Attacktix battle game. So it is only natural that the Attacktix game would feature some characters from the upcoming Transformers Movie. DESTRO of TFW2005 has posted the following information about Transformers Movie Attacktix sets:

"TRANSFORMERS BATTLE MASTERS MEGATRON and SCORPONOK

A powerful addition to your squad, awesome MEGATRON and SCORPONOK battle figures can help bring exciting action to your next ATTACKTIX battle! Obliterate your opponent's ranks when you launch the MEGATRON battle figure's two missiles! Knock down rivals with the SCORPONOK figure's jabbing action! You'll want these figures to be a part of your strategy, because in ATTACKTIX, THE LAST ONE STANDING WINS


ATTACKTIX Battle Figure Game: TRANSFORMERS Tournament Set

Lead an ATTACKTIX squad into battle and knock down your opponent's troops with real attack moves like launching missiles, swinging smashes and more! Each of the four figures in this tournament set comes with unique attack features and awesome styling that's made to collect or trade!
Select your troops and plan your strategy! Each exclusive action game piece is modeled after a TRANSFORMERS character. Stand up your figures and play anywhere... no game board is needed! And a quick-start guide gets you playing fast! So set up, load up, and start battling, because THE LAST ONE STANDING WINS!Includes 4 exclusive figures only available in this pack: OPTIMUS PRIME, MEGATRON, BUMBLEBEE and BONECRUSHER figures."

Transformers Movie Prequel Novel: Ghosts of Yesterday is On Book Stands Now!

Transformers News: Transformers Movie Prequel Novel: Ghosts of Yesterday is On Book Stands Now!
Date: Friday, March 23rd 2007 6:50pm CDT
Category: Movie News
Posted by: Hotrod | Credit(s): LuckytheWonderLlama

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Our own LuckytheWonderLlama has passed some good news on to us. The Transformers Movie Prequel Novel: Ghosts of Yesterday is out and for sale. LuckytheWonderLlama pulled the book out of his store's weekly shipment yesterday! So head over to your local Borders or Waldenbooks and pick it up! Here is the novel information provided by LuckytheWonderLlama:

David Cian
Format: Paperback: 304 pages.
Publisher: Del Rey (02/27/2007)
ISBN: 0345497988
List price: $6.99

Michael Bay Update: 102 Days Left

Transformers News: Michael Bay Update: 102 Days Left
Date: Friday, March 23rd 2007 4:53pm CDT
Categories: Movie News, People News
Posted by: Hotrod | Credit(s): Michael Bay

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Michael Bay has posted a small update in his forums at Shootfortheedit.com. In this latest update Bay talks about still writing the robot voices and about some of the recent events involving the Transformers Movie. Here is what Bay posted:

"Almost a 100 days left. I guess I should start posting every week? I've been working my ass off - the cut is really coming along -the shots ---awesome. Some of the most difficult renders in ILM history. Sometimes up to 38 hours per frame. The Show West thing was fun to see the scenes play in a 1000 person house. But they just saw 25 minutes so it is hard to feel engaged because they are not seeing the full run of a movie. Harry called me to tell me how he loved it. I see all the dickwad talk back people who claim they have read a finished script. Impossible - I kept the only draft for the last two months before shooting. That's where did major retooling to the script - yes the scene beats are similar but a very different script. We are still writing the robot voices. They talk about just 20 minutes of action at the end - yeah right. This is by far the most action I have ever put into a movie - I have 12 huge set pieces. Boy I get tired of these lame cry babies on the net.


BAY"

New Pictures of Movie Leader Class Optimus Prime

Transformers News: New Pictures of Movie Leader Class Optimus Prime
Date: Thursday, March 22nd 2007 12:38am CDT
Categories: Movie News, Toy News
Posted by: Hotrod | Credit(s): osiricon and TFW2005

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The number of new pictures of Transformers Movie toys has increased over the last couple of weeks. Our own osiricon has brought us the news about the latest images to surface. New photos of the Transformers Movie leader class Optimus Prime figure have been posted by TFW2005. What is interesting about these latest photos is that they show the figure's light gimmick in action. Check it out for yourself here.

Movie Writers Say Their Goodbyes!

Transformers News: Movie Writers Say Their Goodbyes!
Date: Wednesday, March 21st 2007 7:20pm CDT
Categories: Movie News, People News
Posted by: Raymond T. | Credit(s): www.donmurphy.net

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Roberto Orci has said his goodbyes for himself and his writing partner Alex Kurtzman on Don Murphy's Message Board. With 104 days until the Transformers Movie opens, their work is about to finish. The following has been taken from Roberto Orci's post.

"Our involvement in Transformers is finally coming to an end. As such, this will be our last 48 hours on this forum. From now on, anything you want to say about Transformers will have to go through the official site if you want it to get to us.

Alex and Michael Bay and I have been re-writing and making the movie as good as it can be until the last possible minute. We are almost out of time. We think you are gonna like it.

Alex and I want to thank Don Murphy and Tom Desanto for having the original instinct that Transformers could be a live action ground breaker.

We especially want to thank everyone on this board, who informed and challenged our thinking all along the way, and who participated in a cutting edge experiment in fan interaction.

All the best,

Bob and Alex
".

Friendly Reminder: Transformers Movie Prequel #2 in Stores Today!

Transformers News: Friendly Reminder: Transformers Movie Prequel #2 in Stores Today!
Date: Wednesday, March 21st 2007 1:43am CDT
Categories: Comic Book News, Movie News
Posted by: Hotrod

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TF: Movie Prequel #2 in stores today!Earlier this month the new saga began with IDW's TRANSFORMERS: The MOVIE PREQUEL #1 started off with a bang. Now the excitement continues with with the second chapter in the saga, TRANSFORMERS: The MOVIE PREQUEL #2. The Autobots and Decepticons are in a race in search of the Allspark, when the bots arrive on Earth. Will the Autobots prevail or will Megatron win? Who knows what will happen as the battle field shifts to Earth. The only way to know is to pick up a copy of TRANSFORMERS: The MOVIE PREQUEL #2. You can check out a five page preview of the TRANSFORMERS: The MOVIE PREQUEL #2.

After you get your copy you can post a review for this issue here.

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Transformers Podcast: Twincast / Podcast #98 - Combiner Wars
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