Peter Cullen CONFIRMED as Optimus Prime for Transformers Live Action Movie

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  1. REDLINE

    REDLINE longer days, plz? Veteran

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    As reported on IESB.net, Today Peter Cullen was confirmed as the VA for the role of Optimus Prime in the upcoming <a href="http://webmaster.transformersmovie.com/click.html?c=YRSAVH" target="_blank">Transformers Movie</a>. More details to follow...

    chat away...

    <b>UPDATE: Tony Bacala just called to report that this was just confirmed at the Dreamworks panel and that there was a recording of Cullen that they played.</b>
     
  2. Razerwire

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    Yay!!!
     
  3. artiepants

    artiepants Just over here punching Unicron.

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    get The F' Out!!!!
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    (i would have been fine with someone else if they had the right 'vibe' ala the fellow woh did RiD Prime, but this is just tasty, tasty news :D  )
     
  4. Foster

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    Cullen FTW!!
     
  5. Switchblade

    Switchblade Just a raggedy man

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    You know, I wasn't one of those people who really cared passionately about the original VAs. Point of fact, I wouldn't have cared at all if they went with someone else. That said, I am still totally geeking out over this news. :D  :D  :D 
     
  6. IACON

    IACON "That's Vector Sigma?" TFW2005 Supporter

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    I think these are the first good news about the movie.
    But I am still not going to see it.
     
  7. Heat Guy

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    Now either Welker or Hopkins for Megatron.
     
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    Fantastic! First real sign that Dreamworks cares anything about the property or the fanbase that built it. Great news!
     
  9. Hiro Prime

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    SWEET MUNKY PRIMUS!

    It's about time we started getting some good news outta Hollywood.
     
  10. KidDynamite

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    Exciting if true. It's a little confusing that he went from "being seriously considered" yesterday to contract signed and announcement made today. But hey, whatever. Despite what people say about fanboys whining, I think this is important to capture the NON-fanboys. There are an awful lot of people out there who are very important to this movie's success who only know Transformers from early G1. They are the ones who are really saying "pfft, that's not Optimus Prime" if it's someone other than Cullen's voice.

    So, yay!
     
  11. McBradders

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    Wait. Only one news site is reporting this?

    Waiting.
     
  12. REDLINE

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    my sentiments exactly
     
  13. pinoy78

    pinoy78 Shoji Kawamori having FUN

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    Yessssssssssssssssss.
     
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    I'm going to call shennanigans so I can either point and laugh when it turns out to be BS.

    Or

    If it's true I can still squeal like a schoolgirl!
     
  15. CrackerBoy

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    no words or smilies can decribe how happy i am.
     
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    Whoa so my theory was right.

    Go me.

    It'll be refreshing to hear "Prime" Prime speak again in a movie.
     
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    Finally some good news comes out of the convention...
     
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    G4 will have TF Comic-con coverage on tonight at 8PM EST:

    http://www.g4tv.com/comiccon2006/index.html

    Could provide secondary confirmation.
     
  19. General Tekno

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    Roberto Orci over at DM.net confirmed this as well.

    It's not BS.
     
  20. Foster

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    No shenanigans. It's confirmed. Commence your schoolgirl glee.
     

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