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New AoE Grimlock Image Revealed. Bay, Wahlberg and Raynor Comment On The Upcoming Film

Transformers News: New AoE Grimlock Image Revealed. Bay, Wahlberg and Raynor Comment On The Upcoming Film

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Director Michael Bay, star Mark Wahlberg and co-star Jack Raynor took a moment to speak with Entertainment Weekly to discuss the film itself, what's new, what's changed/changing, and the article included a new image of Grimlock in action in the film.

This information was brought to us courtesy of the Transformers Live Action Movie Blog, and you can read the full article here: http://transformerslive.blogspot.com.tr ... .html#more

We've included some snippets below:

Bay: "It's kind of like a new Transformers. We had three, the first trilogy, and this is going to be the next. ...It's the first of a new trilogy. I'm not necessarily sure that I'm doing [the others], but that's what it's meant for."


Bay: "{Shia LaBeouf]'s a good guy, but three movies, the same guy, it's time. You know what I'm saying? It's always good to freshen it up and change the story."


Wahlberg: "[The government] basically want to wipe out all Transformers, all the Autobots. Optimus has lost all faith in humankind, and I'm trying to convince him there is still good in the world and we need to work together."


Reynor: "The first day I'm acting opposite a giant robot that's not there so that was something that took me out of my comfort zone. Probably the most outrageous thing we did was run through an incredible explosion. You can see it in the trailer. Everything around us blew up. Absolutely terrifying. But you don't really think of the terror until afterward. It's one of those things where you just run and all of your basic instincts as a human kick in. You get out on the other side of it and you feel like a different person, really."


Also of note, some specs on Grimlock, which we've also included below:

"150 feet long from the tail to the nostrils, 63.5 feet tall from the ground to the top of his horns, and weigh 850 tons."


And finally, the new Grimlock image:

Transformers News: New AoE Grimlock Image Revealed. Bay, Wahlberg and Raynor Comment On The Upcoming Film

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Re: New AoE Grimlock Image Revealed. Bay, Wahlberg and Raynor Comment On The Upcoming Film (1564399)
Posted by Fires_Of_Inferno on April 11th, 2014 @ 6:06am CDT
I think calling it a trilogy is a bit of a stretch. Besides, there's only one trilogy.

Also, those stats on Grimlock are pretty awesome. I just hope he breaths fire in the movie.
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Posted by Sabrblade on April 11th, 2014 @ 6:36am CDT
Fires_Of_Inferno wrote:I think calling it a trilogy is a bit of a stretch. Besides, there's only one trilogy.
1-3 is the old trilogy. 4-6, as stated here, is the new trilogy. What's not to get?
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Posted by Fires_Of_Inferno on April 11th, 2014 @ 7:05am CDT
Sabrblade wrote:
Fires_Of_Inferno wrote:I think calling it a trilogy is a bit of a stretch. Besides, there's only one trilogy.
1-3 is the old trilogy. 4-6, as stated here, is the new trilogy. What's not to get?


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Re: New AoE Grimlock Image Revealed. Bay, Wahlberg and Raynor Comment On The Upcoming Film (1564410)
Posted by Shelf Space on April 11th, 2014 @ 7:21am CDT
star wars sucks gtfo
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Posted by Doubledealer93 on April 11th, 2014 @ 8:36am CDT
Fires_Of_Inferno wrote:
Sabrblade wrote:
Fires_Of_Inferno wrote:I think calling it a trilogy is a bit of a stretch. Besides, there's only one trilogy.
1-3 is the old trilogy. 4-6, as stated here, is the new trilogy. What's not to get?


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so just because starwars did a trilogy first that means transformers is not allowed? OKAY :lol:
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Posted by dragons on April 11th, 2014 @ 8:47am CDT
Fires_Of_Inferno wrote:I think calling it a trilogy is a bit of a stretch. Besides, there's only one trilogy.

Also, those stats on Grimlock are pretty awesome. I just hope he breaths fire in the movie.



certain you can sleep easy night in articale they show grimlock :michaelbay: fire cartoon breath
Re: New AoE Grimlock Image Revealed. Bay, Wahlberg and Raynor Comment On The Upcoming Film (1564431)
Posted by SlyTF1 on April 11th, 2014 @ 9:16am CDT
So, Optimus lost his faith in humanity. Took him long enough.
Re: New AoE Grimlock Image Revealed. Bay, Wahlberg and Raynor Comment On The Upcoming Film (1564436)
Posted by Cyber Bishop on April 11th, 2014 @ 9:41am CDT
Shelf Space wrote:star wars sucks gtfo


Strictly your opinion.

As for grimly and co., I wonder if they are going to follow them being a special ops group sent to earth millions of years ago?
Re: New AoE Grimlock Image Revealed. Bay, Wahlberg and Raynor Comment On The Upcoming Film (1564474)
Posted by dende5416 on April 11th, 2014 @ 11:40am CDT
I think "trilogy" is a little strong of a word to use here. I mean, has there been three movies? Yes. Did it follow the same characters? For the most part. But really, the only solidly continuing plot-line throughout was Sam Whitwhicky's life. I expect, in a trilogy, to see more then just one plot line. Its almost more like the James Bond films then anything.
Re: New AoE Grimlock Image Revealed. Bay, Wahlberg and Raynor Comment On The Upcoming Film (1564478)
Posted by SlyTF1 on April 11th, 2014 @ 11:57am CDT
dende5416 wrote:I think "trilogy" is a little strong of a word to use here. I mean, has there been three movies? Yes. Did it follow the same characters? For the most part. But really, the only solidly continuing plot-line throughout was Sam Whitwhicky's life. I expect, in a trilogy, to see more then just one plot line. Its almost more like the James Bond films then anything.


Plotline- Decepticons trying to rebuild Cybertron.
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Posted by dende5416 on April 11th, 2014 @ 4:41pm CDT
SlyTF1 wrote:
dende5416 wrote:I think "trilogy" is a little strong of a word to use here. I mean, has there been three movies? Yes. Did it follow the same characters? For the most part. But really, the only solidly continuing plot-line throughout was Sam Whitwhicky's life. I expect, in a trilogy, to see more then just one plot line. Its almost more like the James Bond films then anything.


Plotline- Decepticons trying to rebuild Cybertron.



With no consistancy though. First its "We need the Allspark" then its "Oh yes, I do whatever the fallen says" then its "hey look, this old guy I hatched a backroom deal with, then pretended I didn't, then came to the exact same place he was coming for some completely different reason but now hes back so lets go with that!"
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Posted by Sabrblade on April 11th, 2014 @ 4:43pm CDT
tril·o·gy
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    1. a group of three related novels, plays, films, operas, or albums.
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from Greek trilogia, from tri- ‘three times’ + logos ‘story.’
Re: New AoE Grimlock Image Revealed. Bay, Wahlberg and Raynor Comment On The Upcoming Film (1564529)
Posted by Rodimus Prime on April 11th, 2014 @ 4:49pm CDT
For the photos of the TFs, click on the link at the bottom.

Autobots: Optimus, Bumblebee, Hound, Drift, Crosshairs
Dinobots: Grimlock, Slash, Slug, Strafe, Scorn
Decepticons: Stinger, Lockdown, Galvatron

ComingSoon wrote:Hasbro (via TFW2005) has brought online 13 new character images that show off the robotic cast of Michael Bay's Transformers: Age of Extinction. You can check them all out in the gallery viewer below! EW, meanwhile, has just debuted the above image of Grimlock, which you can click on to see in a larger version.

Speaking with the magazine, Bay reaffirms that Transformers: Age of Extinction is the launch of a new big screen trilogy. Although he's said as much in the past, he's no longer writing himself off as the director of the next two adventures.

“We had three, the first trilogy, and this is going to be the next one," he says. "...It’s the first of a new trilogy. I’m not necessarily sure that I’m doing [the others], but that’s what it’s meant for.”

Bay also dropped a few details about some of the film's new bots, particularly Lockdown, who he says could play an expanded role in future films.

“Lockdown is an interesting character," he says. "He travels the galaxy, he works for somebody else. And he’s here for one person, one alien, and then he’s out of here,” Bay says. “So he doesn’t really want to take sides. The cause and balance of the galaxy is kind of messed up when different species play with different species. And that opens up a whole other gigantic world for Transformers... Lockdown’s ship has a lot of meaning that can go into other movies. There’s a lot of backstory about that ship that’s not laid out here. You’re going to see a few things where you’re like ‘What is that? And what is that?’ And you’re going to see a couple shots like, ‘Wait a minute, who are they?’ But we don’t answer those questions.”


Source: http://www.comingsoon.net/news/movienew ... 6#/slide/1
Re: New AoE Grimlock Image Revealed. Bay, Wahlberg and Raynor Comment On The Upcoming Film (1564532)
Posted by Va'al on April 11th, 2014 @ 5:07pm CDT
We've seen the Grimlock pic and Bay comments - http://www.seibertron.com/transformers/ ... ilm/29889/.

The images are from Hasbro, here, and will be newsed now!
Re: New AoE Grimlock Image Revealed. Bay, Wahlberg and Raynor Comment On The Upcoming Film (1564533)
Posted by SlyTF1 on April 11th, 2014 @ 5:18pm CDT
dende5416 wrote:
SlyTF1 wrote:
dende5416 wrote:I think "trilogy" is a little strong of a word to use here. I mean, has there been three movies? Yes. Did it follow the same characters? For the most part. But really, the only solidly continuing plot-line throughout was Sam Whitwhicky's life. I expect, in a trilogy, to see more then just one plot line. Its almost more like the James Bond films then anything.


Plotline- Decepticons trying to rebuild Cybertron.



With no consistancy though. First its "We need the Allspark" then its "Oh yes, I do whatever the fallen says" then its "hey look, this old guy I hatched a backroom deal with, then pretended I didn't, then came to the exact same place he was coming for some completely different reason but now hes back so lets go with that!"


Sentinel was supposed to meet Megatron on Earth so they could get the Allspark. The Fallen's plan was basically just plan B. I seriously doubt Megatron honestly cared about Sentinel, which is why he waited until plan B to fail before he decided to go looking for him.
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Posted by Va'al on April 11th, 2014 @ 6:14pm CDT
After the piece we posted earlier today from an Entertainment Weekly article, Seibertron.com user Rodimus Prime has pointed us in the direction of a better quality image, mirrored below, of Grimlock in Transformers: Age of Extinction. Additionally, courtesy of the Hasbro website, we get a look at 13 new character art pieces, including the full line-up for the upcoming movie: Dinobots (with Autobot symbol) Slug, Scorn, Strafe, Slash, Grimlock (without the symbol), Autobots Hound, Bumblebee, Optimus Prime, Crosshairs, Drift and Decepticons Lockdown, Stinger and Galvatron. Check them all out mirrored below!

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Re: New AoE Grimlock Image Revealed. Bay, Wahlberg and Raynor Comment On The Upcoming Film (1564555)
Posted by dreadwing95 on April 11th, 2014 @ 6:20pm CDT
i love every single one of these designs. so pumped for this movie
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Posted by Sabrblade on April 11th, 2014 @ 6:25pm CDT
Not sure about the others, but at least Slash's image used to have some humorous stats about him before said stats were previously removed from the image:

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Re: New AoE Grimlock Image Revealed. Bay, Wahlberg and Raynor Comment On The Upcoming Film (1564559)
Posted by OptimalOptimus2 on April 11th, 2014 @ 6:31pm CDT
Ahem. Hound is still carrying his stomach around.
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Posted by Fires_Of_Inferno on April 11th, 2014 @ 6:42pm CDT
Sabrblade wrote:Not sure about the others, but at least Slash's image used to have some humorous stats about him before said stats were previously removed from the image:

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Hellooooo new wallpaper! :D
Re: New AoE Grimlock Image Revealed. Bay, Wahlberg and Raynor Comment On The Upcoming Film (1564565)
Posted by SaturnusPrime on April 11th, 2014 @ 6:51pm CDT
Awesome! Cannot wait for the movie!!!!! :D :D :D
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Posted by Venowtron on April 11th, 2014 @ 7:20pm CDT
so uhh...Stinger looks like a red Bumblebe
possible plot point or just lazy :-?
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Posted by Sabrblade on April 11th, 2014 @ 7:29pm CDT
Venowtron wrote:so uhh...Stinger looks like a red Bumblebe
possible plot point or just lazy :-?
Their altmode are different, though.
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Posted by SKYWARPED_128 on April 11th, 2014 @ 7:48pm CDT
SlyTF1 wrote:So, Optimus lost his faith in humanity. Took him long enough.


Exactly what I was thinking!
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Posted by Zetatron on April 11th, 2014 @ 8:34pm CDT
Venowtron wrote:so uhh...Stinger looks like a red Bumblebe
possible plot point or just lazy :-?


Going off what we saw in the trailer, my theory is Bumblebee was captured by the humans and they used him as a template for the the man-made transformer drones, Stinger being one of the prototypes. In fact, now that I think about it, that could be where the name came from, too.
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Posted by SlyTF1 on April 11th, 2014 @ 8:37pm CDT
Venowtron wrote:so uhh...Stinger looks like a red Bumblebe
possible plot point or just lazy :-?


He's a human-made clone of Bumblebee. Essentially marketed as Bumblebee Mark 2.
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Posted by Bumblevivisector on April 11th, 2014 @ 9:14pm CDT
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So his first time in the city, Slash tried to outdo Takeru Kobayashi and Fonzie?

Probably taken down due to the bus thing being misconstrued as meaning he did it single-handedly (without the aid of any rockers or turtles), as opposed to actually bisecting all 20 in one...swipe?

Anyone else think Stinger fulfilling the official name niche for that color of Bumblebee is going to increase demand for vintage G1 red Bumblebees? I like him just for promoting the idea that Red Bumblebees=/=Cliffjumpers.
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Posted by MGrotusque on April 11th, 2014 @ 9:20pm CDT
That skirt/shirt tails/cloak/trench coat tardness on Crosshairs is fugly. Might as well just have given him a robo top hat just to wreck it even further. :roll:
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Posted by Venowtron on April 11th, 2014 @ 9:44pm CDT
Sabrblade wrote:
Venowtron wrote:so uhh...Stinger looks like a red Bumblebe
possible plot point or just lazy :-?
Their altmode are different, though.
I know that but aside from the alt-mode and faction (maybe personality?)they don't look that different
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Posted by Bumblevivisector on April 11th, 2014 @ 9:46pm CDT
MGrotusque wrote:That skirt/shirt tails/cloak/trench coat tardness on Crosshairs is fugly. Might as well just have given him a robo top hat just to wreck it even further. :roll:
Yet giving him an unorthodox hinder is a decent homage to his G1 namesake, who had almost-monster-truck-wheel butt cheeks.
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Posted by BERSEKAEL on April 11th, 2014 @ 10:00pm CDT
Dinobots = special ops team? ... I like it. 8)
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Posted by Deathscythetransform on April 11th, 2014 @ 10:52pm CDT
as usual, Bumblebee looks like a piece of yellow shit

but...


THE DINOBOTS ARE INSANE!!!!!!!!!!!

i LOVE THEM!!!!!!!!!!
Re: New AoE Grimlock Image Revealed. Bay, Wahlberg and Raynor Comment On The Upcoming Film (1564658)
Posted by Va'al on April 12th, 2014 @ 4:04am CDT
As we've seen yesterday, Entertainment Weekly has had a chat with Michael Bay, getting some interesting information about the upcoming Transformers: Age of Extinction movie being the first of a new trilogy (not a reboot - a new installment of three films). What we didn't mention is the fact that Bay also talked more about the still relatively enigmatic character of Lockdown and his ship. Read on below for the details, or head here for the full article!

It’s actually a Transformer who is neither Autobot or Decepticon, a bounty hunter named Lockdown, whose alternate form is a Lamborghini Aventador.

“Lockdown is an interesting character. He travels the galaxy, he works for somebody else. And he’s here for one person, one alien, and then he’s out of here,” Bay says. “So he doesn’t really want to take sides. The cause and balance of the galaxy is kind of messed up when different species play with different species. And that opens up a whole other gigantic world for Transformers.”

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“Lockdown’s ship has a lot of meaning that can go into other movies. There’s a lot of backstory about that ship that’s not laid out here,” he says. “You’re going to see a few things where you’re like ‘What is that? And what is that?’ And you’re going to see a couple shots like, ‘Wait a minute, who are they?’ But we don’t answer those questions.”
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Posted by Fires_Of_Inferno on April 12th, 2014 @ 4:27am CDT
Holy crap, Bay is thinking like a director instead of a pyrotechnics junkie. He's actually said something that makes me think "Wow, I want to see how this develops!" instead of saying something that makes me think "Yeah, I'll just ignore that and take the movie at face value."
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Posted by Crosshairs on April 12th, 2014 @ 4:34am CDT
Am I the only one thinking Quintessons, or am I giving Bay too much credit?
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Posted by Fires_Of_Inferno on April 12th, 2014 @ 4:43am CDT
Crosshairs wrote:Am I the only one thinking Quintessons, or am I giving Bay too much credit?


I'm in the same boat. Cautiously optimistic. Who would send a bounty hunter after Optimus Prime (if it's even Optimus that Lockdown is after!)? For all we know, he's after Megatron/Galvatron, or Bumblebee! Maybe that message I sent into space asking for that yellow f**kers head was finally answered!

Or he could be there until the end of the movie where he's killed in a less than two minute fight scene.
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Posted by OptimusPrimeval on April 12th, 2014 @ 5:15am CDT
I hope Lockdown's ship is Unicron's head. I don't know how Bay could pass up the possibility of a movie Unicron, it could be one of the best scenes in sci-fi if it was made suitably epic!
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Posted by Fires_Of_Inferno on April 12th, 2014 @ 5:22am CDT
OptimusPrimeval wrote:I hope Lockdown's ship is Unicron's head. I don't know how Bay could pass up the possibility of a movie Unicron, it could be one of the best scenes in sci-fi if it was made suitably epic!



I dunno, that might be a little too CEREBRAL for Bay. ;)
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Posted by Nisus on April 12th, 2014 @ 8:08am CDT
Fires_Of_Inferno wrote:
Crosshairs wrote:Am I the only one thinking Quintessons, or am I giving Bay too much credit?


I'm in the same boat. Cautiously optimistic. Who would send a bounty hunter after Optimus Prime (if it's even Optimus that Lockdown is after!)? For all we know, he's after Megatron/Galvatron, or Bumblebee! Maybe that message I sent into space asking for that yellow f**kers head was finally answered!

Or he could be there until the end of the movie where he's killed in a less than two minute fight scene.


Maybe Lockdown isn't even there after a Transformer? To quote Bay, "Lockdown is an interesting character. He travels the galaxy, he works for somebody else. And he’s here for one person, one alien, and then he’s out of here". To me it sounds like he may be after a human. From the Transformers, and other species, point of view (especially those that haven't been to Earth) wouldn't we be the aliens?

Or am I also giving Bayonnaise too much credit?
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Posted by eyl on April 12th, 2014 @ 8:53am CDT
Maybe Lockdown was sent to capture Mark Wahlberg's character. Being the only person that can use a Cybertronian weapon, that make him unique.
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Posted by ishigoto on April 12th, 2014 @ 9:03am CDT
Ezrakel wrote:
Fires_Of_Inferno wrote:
Crosshairs wrote:Am I the only one thinking Quintessons, or am I giving Bay too much credit?


I'm in the same boat. Cautiously optimistic. Who would send a bounty hunter after Optimus Prime (if it's even Optimus that Lockdown is after!)? For all we know, he's after Megatron/Galvatron, or Bumblebee! Maybe that message I sent into space asking for that yellow f**kers head was finally answered!

Or he could be there until the end of the movie where he's killed in a less than two minute fight scene.


Maybe Lockdown isn't even there after a Transformer? To quote Bay, "Lockdown is an interesting character. He travels the galaxy, he works for somebody else. And he’s here for one person, one alien, and then he’s out of here". To me it sounds like he may be after a human. From the Transformers, and other species, point of view (especially those that haven't been to Earth) wouldn't we be the aliens?

Or am I also giving Bayonnaise too much credit?


Nah, If you look at the superbowl trailer you can see a brief clip of Optimus held upside down in Lockdown's ship. Lockdown's probably on the payroll of some Decepticons wanting vengeance on Optimus.
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Posted by BERSEKAEL on April 12th, 2014 @ 9:08am CDT
Or after Grimlock... the dinobots are a special ops team that came to earth before the fallen's time after all.
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Posted by Deathscythetransform on April 12th, 2014 @ 9:21am CDT
I sincerely hope that the others for who lockdown works arent the Quintessons.

I have always hated them with a passion and I dont miss them. I really would have liked to see them die in the third season after the return of optimus prime, but it didn,t happen.

still, it would be a good surprise... but I would still hate them
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Posted by T-Macksimus on April 12th, 2014 @ 9:39am CDT
I think all of you are giving Bay too much credit. You might want to throw that credit (or scorn) in Ehren Kruger's direction. It's Bay's job to get filled in on the back-story as he goes along since he's the public "face" of the project. He may have had an outline or vague idea but it was Kruger's job to flesh it out, fill in the details and make it work while staying somewhat in continuity with what has come before it in the first 25+ years of lore. Bay has been cranking out other projects in the last few years and hasn't had time to research the price of a pack of toilet paper much less the details of Transformers history like Unicron and the Quintesons.
That having been said, don't be surprised if you do see trinkets like Predator helmets (I'm thinking a pair hanging from the "rear view mirror" like fuzzy dice in a hot rod) or Alien skulls (now I could see one of those making for a cool gear shift handle) or other stuff like that thrown in for shits and giggles inside Lockdowns ship. You see Easter Eggs like those and you can bet that that was Bay's handiwork. And ffs don't respond with the typical "...but a Transformer would crush an Alien skull if it was used as a shifter handle. That's just stupid!" Those were just amusing examples off the top of my head. If anyone bitches about that in all seriousness then they need to be slapped up side the head with 3 feet of limp Cybertronian undercarriage.
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Posted by mirageandjazz1197 on April 12th, 2014 @ 10:29am CDT
T-Macksimus wrote:If anyone bitches about that in all seriousness then they need to be slapped up side the head with 3 feet of limp Cybertronian undercarriage.


Why?

is no one allowed to have a different opinion?

I didn't know you were god.
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Posted by SlyTF1 on April 12th, 2014 @ 12:21pm CDT
Deathscythetransform wrote:I sincerely hope that the others for who lockdown works arent the Quintessons.

I have always hated them with a passion and I dont miss them. I really would have liked to see them die in the third season after the return of optimus prime, but it didn,t happen.

still, it would be a good surprise... but I would still hate them


I hope it's Unicron. I could care less about Quintessons. I just don't care about them at all.
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Posted by Megatron Wolf on April 12th, 2014 @ 12:37pm CDT
your all wrong lockdown is working for.........THE GOBOTS!!!!!! After years of being outcasts & shunned by most they are finally getting their revenge. But joking aside what id like to see is another race of transformers that actually looks like normal transformers so that way we can all see that those older design would actual work on the big screen. I hope its not unicron cause it would be a shame to see him turned into something stupid. The quintessons i wouldnt mind since they havent had a major role in the franchise in a while but only if they are done right & not just thrown in half assed.
Re: New AoE Grimlock Image Revealed. Bay, Wahlberg and Raynor Comment On The Upcoming Film (1564742)
Posted by mirageandjazz1197 on April 12th, 2014 @ 1:38pm CDT
Megatron Wolf wrote:your all wrong lockdown is working for.........THE GOBOTS!!!!!! After years of being outcasts & shunned by most they are finally getting their revenge. But joking aside what id like to see is another race of transformers that actually looks like normal transformers so that way we can all see that those older design would actual work on the big screen. I hope its not unicron cause it would be a shame to see him turned into something stupid. The quintessons i wouldnt mind since they havent had a major role in the franchise in a while but only if they are done right & not just thrown in half assed.


If your talking about blocky G1 style then no that would never work on the big screen unless this was a minecraft movie.
Re: New AoE Grimlock Image Revealed. Bay, Wahlberg and Raynor Comment On The Upcoming Film (1564802)
Posted by Sabrblade on April 12th, 2014 @ 7:03pm CDT
All past evidence (trailer footage, CinemaCon footage descriptions, etc.) points to Lockdown coming after Optimus.
Re: New AoE Grimlock Image Revealed. Bay, Wahlberg and Raynor Comment On The Upcoming Film (1564809)
Posted by SKYWARPED_128 on April 12th, 2014 @ 7:59pm CDT
T-Macksimus wrote:I think all of you are giving Bay too much credit. You might want to throw that credit (or scorn) in Ehren Kruger's direction. It's Bay's job to get filled in on the back-story as he goes along since he's the public "face" of the project. He may have had an outline or vague idea but it was Kruger's job to flesh it out, fill in the details and make it work while staying somewhat in continuity with what has come before it in the first 25+ years of lore. Bay has been cranking out other projects in the last few years and hasn't had time to research the price of a pack of toilet paper much less the details of Transformers history like Unicron and the Quintesons.


Personally, I'm glad that Bay was receptive towards Kruger's scriptwriting. Bay was all "don't push the anti kid-fun button" with O&K--his own words from the DVD commentary.

To give credit where it's due, though, Kruger is an improvement over O&K since he's actually a TF fan, and is more knowledgeable with TF lore.

Overall, I'm very happy with what I see in AoE as the first of a new trilogy. Moving away from Sam's story is the wisest thing they did. The "boy and his car" thing was Spielberg's idea in the first place. It was more or less forced onto Bay, who doesn't do "Saturday matinee" movies.

With AoE, Bay is in his element--macho characters (Cade, the Nascar guy), bromance moments (Cade and Optimus). You see these things in his pre-TF movies, and he does pretty well with them. I think he can finally take the TF's more seriously because all his preferred elements are there. And coupled with Kruger's better scriptwriting, everything just falls into place.

He just doesn't do well with a quirky character like Sam, IMO. And if the lead character isn't someone you like, your creative instinct just tries to fight you all the way.

Just my 2 cents' worth.

Sabrblade wrote:All past evidence (trailer footage, CinemaCon footage descriptions, etc.) points to Lockdown coming after Optimus.


That scene of Optimus hanging upside down in Lockdown's ship does make it pretty apparent.

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