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Michael Bay Officially Debunks Leaked Transformers 4 Script

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Monday, December 17th, 2012 1:55PM CST

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As many of you are probably aware a supposedly leaked Transformers 4 script has been making it's way around the internet. We were actually supplied with this script a couple of weeks ago through an anonymous news submission. The script was allegedly recovered by someone working at a document shredding facility. After reviewing the script we came to the conclusion that is was almost certainly a fake and chose not bother posting it as news. Since then several entertainment websites, such as Unleash The Fan Boy, have ran with the script and it's picked up enough traction to draw the attention of Paramount and director Michael Bay. Which brings us to the official statement we just received from our friends at Paramount officially debunking this rumor. See the Michael Bay's statement below:


Re: *Supposed* TF4 script leak: LOTS of details.


Hi there,
Please find below a statement from director Michael Bay, refuting the earlier news about the "Transformers 4" script referenced by writer Steve Lemlek, being leaked online.

"Some Internet sites this morning reported that some document recovery guy has found a legitimate 120 page script of Transformers 4. I can absolutely 100 percent say this is completely false. The only two people in the world that have our unfinished script are Kruger and myself. Also we are only up to page 70 in our T4 script. Maybe this guy has a cartoon or something else – but definitely not our movie!"
Bay

http://michaelbay.com/
Credit(s): Paramount
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Re: Michael Bay Officially Debunks Leaked Transformers 4 Script (1447302)
Posted by Sabrblade on December 17th, 2012 @ 2:14pm CST
Thank goodness! It was basically the 1986 movie plus Circuit Breaker, the Protectobots, uber fanwank, and time travel. No way would something like THAT be real.
Re: Michael Bay Officially Debunks Leaked Transformers 4 Script (1447308)
Posted by NemesisMonkeySupreme on December 17th, 2012 @ 3:03pm CST
Does Seibertron have a "No Movie News" option (similar to another TF site)? Just curious, I would really appreciate it, personally. As far as I'm concerned those lowest common denominator abominations directed by some pathological liar and egotist have NOTHING to do with the Transformers. But maybe that's just me…
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Posted by SLUGSLINGER81 on December 17th, 2012 @ 3:13pm CST
Why do I get the feeling that any discarded TF script (other than any written by Michael bay) found in the studio will be better than his current one :lol: only time will tell >:oP
Re: Michael Bay Officially Debunks Leaked Transformers 4 Script (1447321)
Posted by Mkall on December 17th, 2012 @ 4:43pm CST
NemesisMonkeySupreme wrote:Does Seibertron have a "No Movie News" option (similar to another TF site)? Just curious, I would really appreciate it, personally. As far as I'm concerned those lowest common denominator abominations directed by some pathological liar and egotist have NOTHING to do with the Transformers. But maybe that's just me…

Sorry, but there's no "no movie news" option available on Seibertron.com. Those of us not happy with them just have to pass over the news-bites.
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Posted by Megatron Wolf on December 17th, 2012 @ 5:27pm CST
this proves that there was some validity to the script, if it was "fake" then why would they even care about it?
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Posted by Heavy B on December 17th, 2012 @ 7:08pm CST
Sabrblade wrote:Thank goodness! It was basically the 1986 movie plus Circuit Breaker, the Protectobots, uber fanwank, and time travel. No way would something like THAT be real.

Too bad to. Scarlet Johanson would make a sexy great Circuit Breaker
Re: Michael Bay Officially Debunks Leaked Transformers 4 Script (1447363)
Posted by Mindmaster on December 17th, 2012 @ 8:16pm CST
I figured it was fake, but considering that it would be a better read than the real script, I read it.

My response:

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Re: Michael Bay Officially Debunks Leaked Transformers 4 Script (1447397)
Posted by Sabrblade on December 17th, 2012 @ 11:42pm CST
Megatron Wolf wrote:this proves that there was some validity to the script, if it was "fake" then why would they even care about it?
Even before Bay gave this confirmation, the folks over at Allspark.com were already one step ahead of him and exposed the false nature of the script. ;)
Re: Michael Bay Officially Debunks Leaked Transformers 4 Script (1447409)
Posted by El Duque on December 18th, 2012 @ 12:33am CST
Sabrblade wrote:
Megatron Wolf wrote:this proves that there was some validity to the script, if it was "fake" then why would they even care about it?
Even before Bay gave this confirmation, the folks over at Allspark.com were already one step ahead of him and exposed the false nature of the script. ;)


We more or less had the same discussion internally when the script first turned up. It's pretty clear to seasoned TF fans that it's fake, though I can see why entertainment websites with less specific interests would be fooled.
Re: Michael Bay Officially Debunks Leaked Transformers 4 Script (1447455)
Posted by Mykltron on December 18th, 2012 @ 6:25am CST
But on the other hand... since when do we trust what Bay says? :grin:
Re: Michael Bay Officially Debunks Leaked Transformers 4 Script (1447480)
Posted by El Duque on December 18th, 2012 @ 8:54am CST
Mykltron wrote:But on the other hand... since when do we trust what Bay says? :grin:


Good point. :michaelbay:
Re: Michael Bay Officially Debunks Leaked Transformers 4 Script (1447488)
Posted by El Duque on December 18th, 2012 @ 9:07am CST
It looks as though the next installment of the Transformers movie franchise will not receive a comic book adaptation. Director Michael Bay posted an update to his message yesterday that debunked the leaked movie script rumor indicating Transformers 4 will not receive the comic treatment to help keep the movie's plot under wraps. You'll remember prior to Transformers: Dark of the Moon's opening the comic adaption leaked and spoiled the film's major twist involving Sentinel Prime. See the statement from Bay's website below:

Michael Bay wrote:P.S. I bet it is something from Hasbro. This time they are not doing a comic book of the movie because we want to keep our story under wraps. It must be their version of a comic themed Transformers story they are creating.
Re: Michael Bay Officially Debunks Leaked Transformers 4 Script (1447507)
Posted by Mindmaster on December 18th, 2012 @ 10:07am CST
Bay's adapting. :michaelbay:

Clever...
Re: Michael Bay Officially Debunks Leaked Transformers 4 Script (1447509)
Posted by Bumblevivisector on December 18th, 2012 @ 10:15am CST
Seeing as how stumbling across that spoiler really dulled DOTM's impact for me...good call Michael. Perhaps his most sound TF decision yet.

Of course, IDW might just do one the following year. They did "Wrath of Khan" 2 decades later, so why not?
Re: Michael Bay Officially Debunks Leaked Transformers 4 Script (1447514)
Posted by Rodimus Prime on December 18th, 2012 @ 10:32am CST
Does that mean there will be no book adaptation either?
Re: Michael Bay Officially Debunks Leaked Transformers 4 Script (1447521)
Posted by Mindmaster on December 18th, 2012 @ 10:39am CST
Rodimus Prime wrote:Does that mean there will be no book adaptation either?


Possibly. But I see no immediate release a little bit before or during the film's release.
Re: Michael Bay Officially Debunks Leaked Transformers 4 Script (1447547)
Posted by RiddlerJ on December 18th, 2012 @ 1:06pm CST
How could there be a script leak? He makes these up as he goes along.
Re: Michael Bay Officially Debunks Leaked Transformers 4 Script (1447555)
Posted by prowl123 on December 18th, 2012 @ 2:34pm CST
This happened with both the 2nd and 3rd movies and they both turned out to be fake. No way this is real.
Re: Michael Bay Officially Debunks Leaked Transformers 4 Script (1447619)
Posted by XDMan on December 18th, 2012 @ 8:52pm CST
Well, there is not much for me to say, other than how much I prefer Prime accepting Meg's truce than rejecting it. :-(
Re: Michael Bay Officially Debunks Leaked Transformers 4 Script (1447626)
Posted by Slashercon on December 18th, 2012 @ 9:21pm CST
HALLELUJAH!!! That picture of Sentinel killing Ironhidealso somewhat lowered my expectations of the movie. (And my surprise.)Then again Transformers (2007) was the ONLY time I didn't get spoiled beforehand for a TF movie.
Re: Michael Bay Officially Debunks Leaked Transformers 4 Script (1447701)
Posted by AutoBorst on December 19th, 2012 @ 8:03am CST
How about they just spare us all the pain and skip making the whole film? I'd rather read a shitty story in comic book form then waste another 2 hours watching Bay's TF-garbage.
Re: Michael Bay Officially Debunks Leaked Transformers 4 Script (1447738)
Posted by Mindmaster on December 19th, 2012 @ 10:54am CST
AutoBorst wrote:How about they just spare us all the pain and skip making the whole film? I'd rather read a shitty story in comic book form then waste another 2 hours watching Bay's TF-garbage.


Movie making is big bucks. Doesn't matter if you're a fan of Bay's Transformers or not: people who want to see big :michaelbay: 's will pay for it.
Re: Michael Bay Officially Debunks Leaked Transformers 4 Script (1447764)
Posted by Rodimus Prime on December 19th, 2012 @ 12:58pm CST
AutoBorst wrote:How about they just spare us all the pain and skip making the whole film? I'd rather read a shitty story in comic book form then waste another 2 hours watching Bay's TF-garbage.


Did someone force you to watch Bay's TF films?
Re: Michael Bay Officially Debunks Leaked Transformers 4 Script (1447805)
Posted by Red 50 on December 19th, 2012 @ 3:37pm CST
AutoBorst wrote:How about they just spare us all the pain and skip making the whole film? I'd rather read a shitty story in comic book form then waste another 2 hours watching Bay's TF-garbage.


No-one's gonna force you to watch it. You can skip it. As for myself, all I can say is that when it comes out, I'll race to the cinema. No matter how bad it might be.
Re: Michael Bay Officially Debunks Leaked Transformers 4 Script (1450471)
Posted by El Duque on December 30th, 2012 @ 9:17pm CST
Director Michael Bay's official facebook page was just updated with his previously released response in regards to the TF4 script leak. The comment itself isn't new, but it came with a new TF4 movie poster. As you can see in the image mirrored below the poster features Optimus Prime in the background with a group of onlookers in the foreground. Whether this image was just thrown together to accompany the facebook update, or it actually factors into the plot of TF4 is of course unknown.

Some Internet sites reported that some document recovery guy has found a legitimate 120 page script of Transformers 4. I can absolutely 100 percent say this is completely false. The only two people in the world that have our unfinished script are Kruger and myself. Also we are only up to page 70 in our T4 script. Maybe this guy has a cartoon or something else – but definitely not our movie!

Michael bay


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Re: Michael Bay Officially Debunks Leaked Transformers 4 Script (1450472)
Posted by Mindmaster on December 30th, 2012 @ 9:21pm CST
Looks kinda cool. Hopefully the toys will be better than DOTM. >:oP
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Posted by Doubledealer93 on December 30th, 2012 @ 9:23pm CST
Mindmaster wrote:Looks kinda cool. Hopefully the toys will be better than DOTM. >:oP


this. i could care less about the plot. i want the toys if they are better.
Re: Michael Bay Officially Debunks Leaked Transformers 4 Script (1450476)
Posted by MINDVVIPE on December 30th, 2012 @ 9:31pm CST
WOW
I don't care!
Re: Michael Bay Officially Debunks Leaked Transformers 4 Script (1450483)
Posted by Seibertron on December 30th, 2012 @ 9:55pm CST
Run Optimus Prime! They're Walkers!!!
Re: Michael Bay Officially Debunks Leaked Transformers 4 Script (1450485)
Posted by Mindmaster on December 30th, 2012 @ 9:59pm CST
Seibertron wrote:Run Optimus Prime! They're Walkers!!!


Walking Dead reference ftw!
Re: Michael Bay Officially Debunks Leaked Transformers 4 Script (1450487)
Posted by Janus Prime on December 30th, 2012 @ 10:01pm CST
Well, I was expecting a new design for Optimus... I guess he looks a little different... Nemesis?
Re: Michael Bay Officially Debunks Leaked Transformers 4 Script (1450489)
Posted by PaxCybertron82 on December 30th, 2012 @ 10:10pm CST
Meh...when I heard "reboot" I kinda hoped it would include not having the Transformers be metal alien monsters with weird faces.
Re: Michael Bay Officially Debunks Leaked Transformers 4 Script (1450492)
Posted by Sabrblade on December 30th, 2012 @ 10:25pm CST
ViperEye82 wrote:Meh...when I heard "reboot" I kinda hoped it would include not having the Transformers be metal alien monsters with weird faces.
Not saying I disagree about the faces, but technically they only look "weird" and "monster-like" to us becuase they are aliens. What's natural to them may look foreign and abnormal to us, and vice versa. These faces are just more "different" than the usual "metal Earth human-like faces" we're so accustomed to seeing.
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Posted by PaxCybertron82 on December 30th, 2012 @ 10:32pm CST
Yes, I understand. They're also robots. Would it be so far fetched for them to look more like robots and not phallic-y monsters that drool (for some reason)?
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Posted by Sabrblade on December 30th, 2012 @ 10:45pm CST
ViperEye82 wrote:Yes, I understand. They're also robots. Would it be so far fetched for them to look more like robots and not phallic-y monsters that drool (for some reason)?
And, again, they're "alien" robots. We Earthlings have our visions of what robots tends to look like, so it's likely that those of other planets have their own visualization for robotic design.

Why must something not originally from the Planet Earth resemble a design that is easily recognized as originating from the Planet Earth? ;)

I mean, realistically speaking, extraterrestrial lifeforms originating from locations far off away from the Earth wouldn't be surprising to appear in forms beyond our typical comprehension and comfort zones of how aliens should look. :-B

And these movies try to go for such an approach. Yet, there are still very obvious design cues that still stem from Earthly designs due to the natural limitations of the human imagination when trying to draw away from the familiar and into the unknown. ;)
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Posted by PaxCybertron82 on December 30th, 2012 @ 10:53pm CST
Sabrblade wrote:
ViperEye82 wrote:Yes, I understand. They're also robots. Would it be so far fetched for them to look more like robots and not phallic-y monsters that drool (for some reason)?
And, again, they're "alien" robots. We Earthlings have our visions of what robots tends to look like, so it's likely that those of other planets have their own visualization for robotic design.

Why must something not originally from the Planet Earth resemble a design that is easily recognized as originating from the Planet Earth? ;)

I mean, realistically speaking, extraterrestrial lifeforms originating from locations far off away from the Earth wouldn't be surprising to appear in forms beyond our typical comprehension and comfort zones of how aliens should look. :-B

And these movies try to go for such an approach. Yet, there are still very obvious design cues that still stem from Earthly designs due to the natural limitations of the human imagination when trying to draw away from the familiar and into the unknown. ;)


And I'm saying they're Transformers. If I want an outside of the box ET film, I'll watch Prometheus again (but I won't). Transformers should look like transformers, tmnt should look like turtles, thundercats should look...well you get it. I'm not saying you're wrong, I'm saying fans might have enjoyed the characters more if they were recognizable as robots, not monsters.
Re: Michael Bay Officially Debunks Leaked Transformers 4 Script (1450496)
Posted by Hypershock on December 30th, 2012 @ 10:58pm CST
haha wooow that looks legitimately frightening, it looks like optimus is about to eat all those humans
Re: Michael Bay Officially Debunks Leaked Transformers 4 Script (1450498)
Posted by burning_sirius on December 30th, 2012 @ 11:01pm CST
Sabrblade wrote:And, again, they're "alien" robots. We Earthlings have our visions of what robots tends to look like, so it's likely that those of other planets have their own visualization for robotic design.

Why must something not originally from the Planet Earth resemble a design that is easily recognized as originating from the Planet Earth? ;)

I mean, realistically speaking, extraterrestrial lifeforms originating from locations far off away from the Earth wouldn't be surprising to appear in forms beyond our typical comprehension and comfort zones of how aliens should look. :-B

And these movies try to go for such an approach. Yet, there are still very obvious design cues that still stem from Earthly designs due to the natural limitations of the human imagination when trying to draw away from the familiar and into the unknown. ;)


>> Limited imagination

>> Macross and a whole ton of mecha have limited imagination.

Giant robots that strain your eyes as they fold away into a million cgi effects making no logical sense. I mean this is a new low for being a Bay apologist. Bay did not shy away from anthropomorphization when he gave Devastator balls, Bumblebee peeing, or made Jetfire fart. I guess those scenes were due to his limited imagination. (see what I did there)

I am a fan of classic mech design. Anywhere from UC Gundam, Macross, Transformers, and so on. This whole post is disses to every single giant robot or scifi series that has ever been made. I mean Star Trek had countless humanoid alien species.

I really do hope Pacific Rim smashes Transformers 4 at the box office. Like we need this again. We don't. We also get that Americans are rejecting the designs as DotM did not sell very well. It was a novel idea having your insides become your outsides for a Transformer at the time. Now, it is just grating.
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Posted by Sabrblade on December 30th, 2012 @ 11:11pm CST
ViperEye82 wrote:And I'm saying they're Transformers. If I want an outside of the box ET film, I'll watch Prometheus again (but I won't). Transformers should look like transformers, tmnt should look like turtles, thundercats should look...well you get it. I'm not saying you're wrong, I'm saying fans might have enjoyed the characters more if they were recognizable as robots, not monsters.
Thing is, the Transformers are aliens. always have been since day 1. The latter two examples are supposed to look like things from Earth (turtles and cats). The TFs come from Cybertron, so if the Cybertronian look ain't nothing like the Earth look, so be it.

This kind of thing works in live action form since a look more like the blocky G1 look or any other non-Movieverse seires look would make them look more like giant toy robots, or even Megazords (mostly referring to the singular unit, non-combining ones), rather than technological lifeforms.

It's kinda like how a real life human looks far more detailed and alive than a cartoon character design run through the most advanced CG render to make it look realistically three-dimensional with still having that smooth, undetailed cartoony look. Think like in those live action Looney Tunes movies in which the characters look really there, but don't look "real" themeselves, if you get my drift.

Now, I will agree that the movie designs do look a bit overdetailed with too many panels and wires and such, though a more compromised design aesthetic that might work in live action while being more easy on the eyes would be the video game designs from WFC/FOC. Those look reasitica enough without being too jarring, and enough like the typicl Transformers designs without looking too much like giant-sized children's play things. ;)
Re: Michael Bay Officially Debunks Leaked Transformers 4 Script (1450503)
Posted by guarayakha on December 30th, 2012 @ 11:13pm CST
Janus Prime wrote:Well, I was expecting a new design for Optimus... I guess he looks a little different... Nemesis?


I kinda hope that is the case, considering how eager Optimus was in killing his foes, especially his mentor Sentinel in DOTM. He should really fall into a state of depression and ends up going crazy 8-}

Then Rodimus will kill him and be the new Leader of the Autobots, shattering childrens' heart again since 1984. :michaelbay:
Re: Michael Bay Officially Debunks Leaked Transformers 4 Script (1450505)
Posted by PaxCybertron82 on December 30th, 2012 @ 11:17pm CST
Lets cut this short; I would have messed my pants if the Transformer movies used wfc/FOC look. That's all I'm saying.
Re: Michael Bay Officially Debunks Leaked Transformers 4 Script (1450506)
Posted by burning_sirius on December 30th, 2012 @ 11:17pm CST
Alien Robots done right.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zhTUh7d8Ft0

ViperEye82 wrote:Lets cut this short; I would have messed my pants if the Transformer movies used wfc/FOC look. That's all I'm saying.


And not have the wrecking balls and farting, you are going too far ViperEye. This is high grade artistic vision here, not your kiddie Transformers.
Re: Michael Bay Officially Debunks Leaked Transformers 4 Script (1450514)
Posted by Sabrblade on December 30th, 2012 @ 11:30pm CST
burning_sirius wrote:>> Limited imagination

>> Macross and a whole ton of mecha have limited imagination.

Giant robots that strain your eyes as they fold away into a million cgi effects making no logical sense. I mean this is a new low for being a Bay apologist.
Um, what? You do realize it wasn't Bay who made these designs, right? Bay just directed them and gave his two cents, it was the art development team who created them and such. :roll:

burning_sirius wrote:Bay did not shy away from anthropomorphization when he gave Devastator balls,
Again, it wasn't Bay who drew these designs. and you ought to know very well that the wrecking balls are not in the same category as what I've referring to here. I'm taking about the overall figure, not some stupidly minute deatil that was likely thrown in after the fact just to make a bad joke. >:oP

burning_sirius wrote:Bumblebee peeing, or made Jetfire fart. I guess those scenes were due to his limited imagination. (see what I did there)
Those are designs, how? Those are actions/body functions, not physical body appearances. Sheesh.

burning_sirius wrote:I am a fan of classic mech design. Anywhere from UC Gundam, Macross, Transformers, and so on. This whole post is disses to every single giant robot or scifi series that has ever been made. I mean Star Trek had countless humanoid alien species.
And none of those examples, save for the Transformers, fall into any of what I was getting at with the movie designs. You're just looking for an excuse for some random Bay bashing whne Bay wasn't even a factor in this alien robot design discussion.

burning_sirius wrote:I really do hope Pacific Rim smashes Transformers 4 at the box office. Like we need this again. We don't. We also get that Americans are rejecting the designs as DotM did not sell very well. It was a novel idea having your insides become your outsides for a Transformer at the time. Now, it is just grating.
DOTM didn't sell well for a number of reasons, but mostly because most the return film characters had mostly the same designs they've already had (which kids already bought in the previous movie toylines and so didn't feel compelled to buy something very similar to what they already had), and becuase retailers overstocked the toys to an ungodly degree that they're still sitting on the shelves almost 1 1/2 years after they first arrived. Not to mention the lousy MechTech gimmick that only seemed half-decent for any figure above deluxe class. And all the excess Robo Power stuff no one bought since were for an audience too young to even be interested in the films and their characters. And, to top it all off, all the insane price hikes retailers kept pushing with the economy getting worse and worse. Oy. DOTM's toyline was a flop, yes, but not specifically for the design aesthetic of the characters (otherwise Movie 1 and ROTF's toylines wouldn't have done so well, and ROTF had an awesome toyline 8) ;)^ ).

And, the more successful the films are, the more money Hasbro earns, the more Generations toys they can give us. ;)
Re: Michael Bay Officially Debunks Leaked Transformers 4 Script (1450515)
Posted by Sabrblade on December 30th, 2012 @ 11:32pm CST
ViperEye82 wrote:Lets cut this short; I would have messed my pants if the Transformer movies used wfc/FOC look. That's all I'm saying.
Whoa! :shock: Great minds think alike, man. :lol: (See the final paragraph of my last response given to ya.) ;)
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Posted by Sabrblade on December 30th, 2012 @ 11:38pm CST
burning_sirius wrote:Alien Robots done right.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zhTUh7d8Ft0

As awesome as GaoGaiGar is, there's no denying that they still look like giant toy robots, which is what these films don't want to do. They want them to look like alien robot lifeforms, not giant action figures. A toy-like look drives away casual adult moviegoers as they don't want to watch something that says "children's movie". i'd rather this weren't the case, but sadly it is.

burning_sirius wrote:
ViperEye82 wrote:Lets cut this short; I would have messed my pants if the Transformer movies used wfc/FOC look. That's all I'm saying.


And not have the wrecking balls and farting, you are going too far ViperEye. This is high grade artistic vision here, not your kiddie Transformers.
:lol: :lol: :lol:
Re: Michael Bay Officially Debunks Leaked Transformers 4 Script (1450519)
Posted by Megatronsdemise666 on December 30th, 2012 @ 11:50pm CST
I wonder if there just trying to keep the new design secret or there not finished.

If optimus looks the same, would it be possible we might get a re-release of jetwing, or a release of a striker optimus here?
Re: Michael Bay Officially Debunks Leaked Transformers 4 Script (1450520)
Posted by amtm on December 30th, 2012 @ 11:50pm CST
Doubledealer93 wrote:
Mindmaster wrote:Looks kinda cool. Hopefully the toys will be better than DOTM. >:oP


this. i could care less about the plot. i want the toys if they are better.

What plot? This is Bay...

Note to Hasbro: I'd pay real money to see a professionally produced, theatrical release Transformers stop motion movie. What better way to advertise than feature the actual products doing all the action?
Re: Michael Bay Officially Debunks Leaked Transformers 4 Script (1450521)
Posted by MINDVVIPE on December 30th, 2012 @ 11:55pm CST
That is the problem, the movies are for average movie goers. That will always be the problem. The TF movies try to be action, romance, sci fi, comedy... its idiotic. You make a movie to make something unique, creative and interesting, not just to appeal enough so that you ensure seats and sales.
As for the designs:
They're pretty over complicated, as everyone has already mentioned. The Foc/WFC designs should have been the happy comprimise (the toy robot look i believe would have appealed to the now more targeted audience, and if executed well with lots of moving parts like in the game, would still look sick in motion). I like some of the movie figures because they are complex toys, however in the movie, they are just a flying mess of cg that ends up looking too fake as all those seams just magically dissappear in alt. mode. There are some sweet transformation sequences but I feel that an oldschool fan would ALWAYS prefer G1 devastator over a boring beast vacuum cleaner.
I'm pretty done complaining about the movies coz its beating a dead horse. They allow for some cool toys, and thats great (however the classics/generations lines are FAR superior to most movie figures). I will always have the awesome games and comics, and the figures, so let the movies suck all they want, I'll just rewatch the animated movie and feel better.
Re: Michael Bay Officially Debunks Leaked Transformers 4 Script (1450523)
Posted by Burn on December 30th, 2012 @ 11:59pm CST
I still find it ironic that after five years (well actually 25+) people are still bitching and moaning and crying over changes made to a franchise that has change as it's central theme.
Re: Michael Bay Officially Debunks Leaked Transformers 4 Script (1450524)
Posted by Megatronsdemise666 on December 31st, 2012 @ 12:04am CST
I wonder if there just trying to keep the new design secret or there not finished.

If optimus looks the same, would it be possible we might get a re-release of jetwing, or a release of a striker optimus here?

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