Transformers Universe: Bumblebee Movie Starts Production

Transformers Universe: Bumblebee Movie Starts Production

Monday, July 31st, 2017 12:35pm CDT

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As was mentioned in the latest interview with producer Lorenzo Di Bonaventura, the production for Transformers Universe: Bumblebee is starting, with locations including North California areas such LA, Marin, San Rafael and more - and previously rumoured actor Jason Ian Drucker confirming his presence on set via Instagram! We will keep you updated as news rolls in, but for now join the discussion in the Energon Pub!

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Re: Transformers Universe: Bumblebee Movie Starts Production (1901037)
Posted by Va'al on July 31st, 2017 @ 1:47pm CDT
Were you worried you might miss the Wahlberg arms factor* in Transformers Universe: Bumblebee? Fear not, as Paramount has you covered! The spin-off featuring Hailee Steinfeld as lead character, and which has just started production, will also star a WWE wrestler, and his name is... JOHN CENA. Check out more below, and here for the full piece!

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John Cena has nabbed a lead role in the Transformers spinoff Bumblebee.

Hailee Steinfeld is leading the cast of Paramount's new film, which will center on the yellow and black bot Bumblebee. The film will feature a young cast including Jorge Lendeborg, Jason Drucker, Abby Quinn, Rachel Crow, Ricardo Hoyos and Gracie Dzienny.

The story is set in the year 1987, where Bumblebee finds refuge in a junkyard in a small Californian beach town. Charlie (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.


*do not underestimate the arms
Re: Transformers Universe: Bumblebee Movie Starts Production (1901040)
Posted by Quantum Surge on July 31st, 2017 @ 1:52pm CDT
I'm not a big wrestling fan, but I'd love to see what John can bring to the table. Still not a big fan of the BumbleBeetle idea though.
Re: Transformers Universe: Bumblebee Movie Starts Production (1901042)
Posted by EvasionModeBumblebee on July 31st, 2017 @ 1:54pm CDT
Va'al wrote:
The story is set in the year 1987, where Bumblebee finds refuge in a junkyard in a small Californian beach town. Charlie (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



Not that I'm complaining, but isn't that basically the same way AOE started off? Anyways, we do have confirmation Bumblebee will be turning into a VW beetle now, so that's cool.
Re: Transformers Universe: Bumblebee Movie Starts Production (1901045)
Posted by Kurona on July 31st, 2017 @ 2:01pm CDT
This is the best movie news since it was confirmed we got a new director. This is... this is just amazing.
Re: Transformers Universe: Bumblebee Movie Starts Production (1901046)
Posted by Ig89ninja on July 31st, 2017 @ 2:02pm CDT
AND HIS NAME IS JOHN CENA!!!!!!

I'm so sorry :oops:
Re: Transformers Universe: Bumblebee Movie Starts Production (1901048)
Posted by Kurona on July 31st, 2017 @ 2:06pm CDT
Ig89ninja wrote:AND HIS NAME IS JOHN CENA!!!!!!

I'm so sorry :oops:

do do do dooooooo
Re: Transformers Universe: Bumblebee Movie Starts Production (1901049)
Posted by megamanfan on July 31st, 2017 @ 2:13pm CDT
if i dont see bumblebee in a WWE-style rumble, i will be insanely disappointed.
Re: Transformers Universe: Bumblebee Movie Starts Production (1901050)
Posted by Emerje on July 31st, 2017 @ 2:15pm CDT
Va'al wrote:The spin-off featuring Hailee Steinfeld as lead character, and which has just started production, will also star a WWE wrestler,




Emerje
Re: Transformers Universe: Bumblebee Movie Starts Production (1901052)
Posted by Emerje on July 31st, 2017 @ 2:26pm CDT
megamanfan wrote:if i dont see bumblebee in a WWE-style rumble, i will be insanely disappointed.

He could wrestle this guy:

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Shockwave the Robot

And yes, that's a real independent wrestler.

Emerje
Re: Transformers Universe: Bumblebee Movie Starts Production (1901055)
Posted by Deadput on July 31st, 2017 @ 2:37pm CDT
Huh that's weird there's a blank article on the main site I can't see it is this a Bug?



/s
Re: Transformers Universe: Bumblebee Movie Starts Production (1901056)
Posted by william-james88 on July 31st, 2017 @ 2:38pm CDT
John Cena Penney?
Re: Transformers Universe: Bumblebee Movie Starts Production (1901059)
Posted by Sabrblade on July 31st, 2017 @ 2:50pm CDT
The Brony wrestler! :P
Re: Transformers Universe: Bumblebee Movie Starts Production (1901060)
Posted by Deadput on July 31st, 2017 @ 2:53pm CDT
Sabrblade wrote:The Brony wrestler! :P


Huh?

(Google search)

ahhhhh?
Re: Transformers Universe: Bumblebee Movie Starts Production (1901066)
Posted by Va'al on July 31st, 2017 @ 3:23pm CDT
Want more news on Transformers Universe: Bumblebee today? The time is now! We just received a press release from Paramount confirming not only the casting news of John Cena (as reported here), but also a shift in the timeframe for the movie, which will now be released in December 2018 rather than June, just in time for the holiday season!

Read on below for more information, including more details from the movie's plot!

PARAMOUNT PICTURES TO RELEASE “BUMBLEBEE” ON DECEMBER 21, 2018
PRINCIPAL PHOTOGRAPHY ON TRAVIS KNIGHT’S NEW FILM BEGINS MONDAY, JULY 31st

The film will shoot entirely in California



HOLLYWOOD, CA (July 31, 2017) – Paramount Pictures, in association with HASBRO, announced today that principal photography has commenced on “BUMBLEBEE.” The film’s shoot will take place entirely in California, including in Southern and Northern California.

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”).

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.

The film 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”).


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Re: Transformers Universe: Bumblebee Movie Starts Production (1901069)
Posted by Kurona on July 31st, 2017 @ 3:35pm CDT
That's a shame, I'd be seeing the Star Wars movie around that time instead -- and this was the only Transformers movie I was looking forward to. Ah well, watch it on Netflix in a few years it is.
Re: Transformers Universe: Bumblebee Movie Starts Production (1901073)
Posted by Burn on July 31st, 2017 @ 3:56pm CDT
Adding Cena is enough reason for me to not go and see it.

Have it opening near a Star Wars movie ... lol. They want it to fail?
Re: Transformers Universe: Bumblebee Movie Starts Production (1901075)
Posted by SureShot18 on July 31st, 2017 @ 4:21pm CDT
Officially the Han Solo movie's release date is May 25. But there's a rumor it's delayed till December. They probably decided to release the BB movie in December instead of June to stay away from the juggernaut that is Star Wars. Fine by me since this Bumblebee movie does have potential to not be bad. But John Cena's inclusion is...odd to say the least.
Re: Transformers Universe: Bumblebee Movie Starts Production (1901077)
Posted by SnoopDawg on July 31st, 2017 @ 4:35pm CDT
Burn wrote:Adding Cena is enough reason for me to not go and see it.

Have it opening near a Star Wars movie ... lol. They want it to fail?


Which Star Wars movie is it opening near? Unless I don't know of a secret Star Wars movie coming out then, the only one in 2018 is the Han Solo movie which is being released in May ...
Re: Transformers Universe: Bumblebee Movie Starts Production (1901078)
Posted by SnoopDawg on July 31st, 2017 @ 4:39pm CDT
Kurona wrote:That's a shame, I'd be seeing the Star Wars movie around that time instead -- and this was the only Transformers movie I was looking forward to. Ah well, watch it on Netflix in a few years it is.


Again, which Star Wars movie is opening in December 2018?
Re: Transformers Universe: Bumblebee Movie Starts Production (1901080)
Posted by Kurona on July 31st, 2017 @ 4:58pm CDT
SnoopDawg wrote:
Kurona wrote:That's a shame, I'd be seeing the Star Wars movie around that time instead -- and this was the only Transformers movie I was looking forward to. Ah well, watch it on Netflix in a few years it is.


Again, which Star Wars movie is opening in December 2018?

I just assumed the 2018 Star Wars movie to come out around Christmas, as the others the past couple of years have. My mistake!

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