Full Synopsis for Bumblebee: The Movie

Transformers News: Full Synopsis for Bumblebee: The Movie

Saturday, December 30th, 2017 2:49AM CST

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Courtesy of Paramount pictures, we have a new press release covering next year's live-action movie release in the Transformers universe, the first spin-off and first one without Michael Bay at the helm - Bumblebee: The Movie!

We have full synopsis, a repeat of the image with the Volkswagen car mode that Bumblebee will take in the movie alongside Hailee Steinfeld, and a couple more credits about the production team. Take a look below, and join the discussion in the Energon Pub!

On the run in the year 1987, Bumblebee finds refuge in a junkyard in a small Californian beach town. Charlie (Hailee Steinfeld), on the cusp of turning 18 and trying to find her place in the world, discovers Bumblebee, battle-scarred and broken. When Charlie revives him, she quickly learns this is no ordinary, yellow VW bug.

BUMBLEBEE is produced by “TRANSFORMERS” franchise veterans Lorenzo di Bonaventura and Michael Bay, along with executive producers Steven Spielberg, Brian Goldner and Mark Vahradian. Chris Brigham (“ARGO,” “INCEPTION”) will also executive produce. The screenplay is written by Christina Hodson (“UNFORGETTABLE”).

Directed by Travis Knight (“KUBO AND THE TWO STRINGS,” “CORALINE”), the film stars Hailee Steinfeld (“EDGE OF SEVENTEEN”), Pamela Adlon (“BETTER THINGS,””LOUIE”), John Cena (“DADDY’S HOME 2,” “TRAINWRECK”), Stephen Schneider (Comedy Central’s “BROAD CITY”), Jorge Lendeborg Jr. (“SPIDER-MAN: HOMECOMING”), Jason Drucker (“DIARY OF A WIMPY KID: THE LONG HAUL”), Kenneth Choi (“AMERICAN CRIME STORY”), Ricardo Hoyos (“DEGRASSI: NEXT CLASS”), Abby Quinn (“LANDLINE,” “THE SISTERHOOD OF THE NIGHT”), Rachel Crow (“DEIDRA & LANEY ROB A TRAIN”), and Grace Dzienny (“ZOO”).

BUMBLEBEE WILL BE RELEASED IN THEATERS NATIONWIDE ON DECEMBER 21, 2018

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Transformers News: Full Synopsis for Bumblebee: The Movie


Hailee Steinfeld in BUMBLEBEE, from Paramount Pictures.
Photo Credit: Jaimie Trueblood
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Re: Full Synopsis for Bumblebee: The Movie (1928853)
Posted by Sabrblade on December 30th, 2017 @ 8:16am CST
So this is basically another Herbie movie plot.

Not that I object to that. Just sayin'.
Re: Full Synopsis for Bumblebee: The Movie (1928859)
Posted by -Kanrabat- on December 30th, 2017 @ 9:16am CST
What I'm really exited about is that we may FINALLY have a Movie Bumblebee toy as a VW Beetle! I do hope his head will have the little horns as well. :x
Re: Full Synopsis for Bumblebee: The Movie (1928860)
Posted by -Kanrabat- on December 30th, 2017 @ 9:17am CST
Sabrblade wrote:So this is basically another Herbie movie plot.

Not that I object to that. Just sayin'.


TF 2007 was pretty much "Herbie" itself.
Re: Full Synopsis for Bumblebee: The Movie (1928875)
Posted by hausjam on December 30th, 2017 @ 11:50am CST
Bee is jacked up for offroading.
Re: Full Synopsis for Bumblebee: The Movie (1928876)
Posted by zko on December 30th, 2017 @ 12:33pm CST
Im hoping the cast expands and we get the wreckers teaming up with bee, and Seaspray gets the treatment they wanted to give him in Transformers: Prime, where he is a "Batman like character that the decepticons really fear"/"the baddest of the wreckers", Navy SEAL style character, that they mentioned in the beast hunters commentary track.

Maybe we'll get a leader VW bug Bee.
Re: Full Synopsis for Bumblebee: The Movie (1928885)
Posted by Clockwork Animations on December 30th, 2017 @ 1:43pm CST
zko wrote:
Maybe we'll get a leader VW bug Bee.


Oh my gosh! :lol:
Re: Full Synopsis for Bumblebee: The Movie (1928954)
Posted by Qwan on December 30th, 2017 @ 6:19pm CST
-Kanrabat- wrote:What I'm really exited about is that we may FINALLY have a Movie Bumblebee toy as a VW Beetle! I do hope his head will have the little horns as well. :x

All the sudden, I'm really excited to have a Beetle-Bee to put next to Evasion Mode Optimus. I didn't realize I wanted that til now but boy do I want it.
Re: Full Synopsis for Bumblebee: The Movie (1928956)
Posted by -Kanrabat- on December 30th, 2017 @ 6:22pm CST
Qwan wrote:
-Kanrabat- wrote:What I'm really exited about is that we may FINALLY have a Movie Bumblebee toy as a VW Beetle! I do hope his head will have the little horns as well. :x

All the sudden, I'm really excited to have a Beetle-Bee to put next to Evasion Mode Optimus. I didn't realize I wanted that til now but boy do I want it.


Scout class to make it work perfectly.
Re: Full Synopsis for Bumblebee: The Movie (1928989)
Posted by Sabrblade on December 30th, 2017 @ 10:49pm CST
zko wrote:Im hoping the cast expands
Pretty sure Bee and maybe one Decepticon are gonna be the only Transformers in this movie.

zko wrote:and we get the wreckers
You do know that those guys didn't come to Earth until the late 2000s/early 2010s, right? This movie's set a few decades before that time in the 1980s.
Re: Full Synopsis for Bumblebee: The Movie (1929023)
Posted by kurthy on December 31st, 2017 @ 11:01am CST
zko wrote:... and Seaspray gets the treatment they wanted to give him in Transformers: Prime, where he is a "Batman like character that the decepticons really fear"/"the baddest of the wreckers", Navy SEAL style character, that they mentioned in the beast hunters commentary track.


So seaspray is just depthcharge now?
Re: Full Synopsis for Bumblebee: The Movie (1929167)
Posted by Rodimus Prime on January 1st, 2018 @ 6:47pm CST
First of all, that is not a full synopsis. It's a teaser.

Second, would it have been too much to just go back to '84 instead of '87? Won't really make a difference, it just would have been nice.

I'm looking forward to the movie. Just keep the teen romance crap to a minimum.
Re: Full Synopsis for Bumblebee: The Movie (1929168)
Posted by -Kanrabat- on January 1st, 2018 @ 7:10pm CST
Rodimus Prime wrote:
Just keep the teen romance crap to a minimum.


So, you're dreaming in technicolors?

Re: Full Synopsis for Bumblebee: The Movie (1929295)
Posted by Adimus Prime on January 2nd, 2018 @ 3:49pm CST
That was not a "full synopsis."
Re: Full Synopsis for Bumblebee: The Movie (1929364)
Posted by Va'al on January 3rd, 2018 @ 5:25am CST
That is the fullest synopsis we have been sent.
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