New Weapon Sighted on Transformers 4 Detroit Set

Transformers News: New Weapon Sighted on Transformers 4 Detroit Set

Thursday, August 1st, 2013 8:11AM CDT

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"Transformers 4" is currently filming in downtown Detroit, and a new human sized melee weapon has been spotted on the set. Actor Mark Wahlberg can be seen carry a sword, which appears to be Cybertronian in nature based on it's design and markings. Will this new weapon play a key role in the story? Only time will tell. Check out the images mirrored below courtesy of The Transformers Live Action Movie Blog and Just Jared.

New Weapon Sighted on Transformers 4 Detroit Set

New Weapon Sighted on Transformers 4 Detroit Set

New Weapon Sighted on Transformers 4 Detroit Set

New Weapon Sighted on Transformers 4 Detroit Set
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Re: New Weapon Sighted on Transformers 4 Detroit Set (1508302)
Posted by Sabrblade on August 1st, 2013 @ 8:34am CDT
First person who suggests it's the Star Saber get it. :P
Re: New Weapon Sighted on Transformers 4 Detroit Set (1508307)
Posted by griftimus prime on August 1st, 2013 @ 8:47am CDT
wow... look at that sword.. this is gonna be the worst of the 4.
Re: New Weapon Sighted on Transformers 4 Detroit Set (1508308)
Posted by dj kid prophet on August 1st, 2013 @ 8:54am CDT
Plz don't tell me that's gonna b the star saber. And if it is, human sized....really?!
Re: New Weapon Sighted on Transformers 4 Detroit Set (1508311)
Posted by Down_Shift on August 1st, 2013 @ 8:56am CDT
I'm hearing Blade of Time. Or whatever Vector Prime called it.

Also, holy shit. Batman is in this movie?!? Best crossover ever!
Re: New Weapon Sighted on Transformers 4 Detroit Set (1508312)
Posted by dj kid prophet on August 1st, 2013 @ 9:02am CDT
Don't forget the ninja turtles Lol. Another childhood favorite that he'll no doubt ruin too lol
Re: New Weapon Sighted on Transformers 4 Detroit Set (1508313)
Posted by vaporretarder on August 1st, 2013 @ 9:02am CDT
My guess is, that it's not a sword at all, but it's more of a key. (cyber planet key?) something the size of a key to a transformer, would scale down to just about the size of a large sword in human scale. So yeah, you heard it here first, this is TOTALLY a cyber planet key....and it's going to cause some explosions and chasing, and inevitably someone will cry. (I hope I haven't spoiled the movie for anyone, ya know giving away the entire plot like that)
Re: New Weapon Sighted on Transformers 4 Detroit Set (1508315)
Posted by dj kid prophet on August 1st, 2013 @ 9:04am CDT
Yes indeed lol
Re: New Weapon Sighted on Transformers 4 Detroit Set (1508316)
Posted by Sabrblade on August 1st, 2013 @ 9:11am CDT
dj kid prophet wrote:Plz don't tell me that's gonna b the star saber. And if it is, human sized....really?!
And this is exactly the kind of overreaction I predicted would happen. :roll:
Re: New Weapon Sighted on Transformers 4 Detroit Set (1508317)
Posted by Janus Prime on August 1st, 2013 @ 9:17am CDT
It´s either a human size sword or a Transformer size key... a key to Vector Sigma, perhaps?
Re: New Weapon Sighted on Transformers 4 Detroit Set (1508322)
Posted by dj kid prophet on August 1st, 2013 @ 9:48am CDT
In response to sabrblade's reply to my comment. My statement is referring to the fact that they do these stories half ass. There is such great mythos, stories, etc in the source material than I've seen in any of the movies so far. Example, revenge of the fallen barely touched on the fallen. It could've been a much better movie if the source material was referenced more. Just saying. Star saber, omega lock key, whatever it may be, I hope they actually have a well put together story instead of putting an object from cybertronian history, down playing it, and Just putting explosions etc around it. Dig deep bay, there's better stories out there. Use them and make them better not lame
Re: New Weapon Sighted on Transformers 4 Detroit Set (1508326)
Posted by vaporretarder on August 1st, 2013 @ 9:57am CDT
dj kid prophet wrote:I hope they actually have a well put together story instead of putting an object from cybertronian history, down playing it, and Just putting explosions etc around it. Dig deep bay, there's better stories out there. Use them and make them better not lame


You're a forever optimist aren't you? haha.

I've wished that each and every movie would START getting better, and I've set myself up for disappointment each time...granted none of the movies outright "sucked", but yeah...they were very "lackluster" for lack of a better word.
Re: New Weapon Sighted on Transformers 4 Detroit Set (1508328)
Posted by Jack Hallows on August 1st, 2013 @ 9:59am CDT
you're all wrong. it's a cocktail sword for an energon martini. blended and splendid.
Re: New Weapon Sighted on Transformers 4 Detroit Set (1508332)
Posted by Down_Shift on August 1st, 2013 @ 10:33am CDT
Jack Hallows wrote:you're all wrong. it's a cocktail sword for an energon martini. blended and splendid.


Bwa ha ha ha ha ha ha.
Re: New Weapon Sighted on Transformers 4 Detroit Set (1508349)
Posted by EagleTron on August 1st, 2013 @ 11:25am CDT
Just seeing that sword gives me flash backs of Lord Megatron being snuk up on and slayed in tf prime. I want that sword to shot energy blast, that would be cool.
Re: New Weapon Sighted on Transformers 4 Detroit Set (1508354)
Posted by Megatron Wolf on August 1st, 2013 @ 11:55am CDT
either the star saber can mass shift like the allspark or its a key. Or its megatrons toothpick
Re: New Weapon Sighted on Transformers 4 Detroit Set (1508365)
Posted by T-Macksimus on August 1st, 2013 @ 12:41pm CDT
Well, I'll scoff at all the ideas thus far. Doesn't mean that one of them isn't actually correct, I'm just chaffing a bit at the idea of a human scale sword of Cybertronian origin. Granted, it is still a bad-ass looking sword. One idea that I suggested on Frenzy/Rumbles Facebook page when he posted this earlier is that it could be one of "Wheeljacks" (f*** Bay and his last minute name change to Que or whatever the hell it was) human sized weapons that he engineered for Sam and the NEST troops that had been recently rediscovered. That, to me, seems like a more plausible theory and one that doesn't just totally hose the whole continuity (such as it very loosely is) of the movies.

But sadly, this is the Movie-verse and there is going to be some horribly lame explanation of what this thing is.

I want a replica of it regardless of its back-story. That thing is wicked looking!
Re: New Weapon Sighted on Transformers 4 Detroit Set (1508371)
Posted by Cyberstrike on August 1st, 2013 @ 1:08pm CDT
It reminds me of D'Argo's sword from Farscape.
Re: New Weapon Sighted on Transformers 4 Detroit Set (1508391)
Posted by Caelus on August 1st, 2013 @ 3:25pm CDT
Looks familiar...

Re: New Weapon Sighted on Transformers 4 Detroit Set (1508392)
Posted by Bumblevivisector on August 1st, 2013 @ 3:26pm CDT
Ah yes, just bland enough that the dozens of role-play toys of it won't be much of an eyesore as they continue to shelfwarm two years from now.
Re: New Weapon Sighted on Transformers 4 Detroit Set (1508402)
Posted by megatronis on August 1st, 2013 @ 4:39pm CDT
Hmmmm...if unicron is in this.that will be the thing that kills him.and marky mark ends up being the hero. ethier that or GASP! I'VE FIGURED IT OUT! HE'S REALY HE-MAN!!! that swords a dead give away..skeletor teams up with the cons..yup.... 8) :CON:

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