*RUMOUR* Movie Megatron's head design changed?

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  1. Shaun_C

    Shaun_C The REAL One True fan Veteran TFW2005 Supporter

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    Diabetes on Don Murphy's board stated the following

    Followed by Don Murphy saying

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    So I don't know, is this just another in a set of unfounded rumours or is it accurate. I guess we'll have to wait and see if Don says anything else about this in the near future
     
  2. Josh

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    designs are always tweaked until the near end

    wouldnt surprise me one bit if true
     
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    But i like my evil looking Megatron :( 
     
  4. Shaun_C

    Shaun_C The REAL One True fan Veteran TFW2005 Supporter

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    Well if that's true, then the fandom in general being told to settle down and wait before jumping the gun might not have been "a line" being told to "handle" us like some people have concluded
     
  5. 03Mach1

    03Mach1 Reason Has No Voice

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    I can only hope that this information is correct.
     
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    Considering what we saw were CGI designs, CGI can easily be changed. I don't recall anyone ever leaking a "casted Megatron head" picture from the sets.
     
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    It's possible. I took a good look at the Prime head for the blue screen effects and it doesn't quite match the original design we saw for Prime. Maybe this was all a cover to get us riled up?

    It's possible.
     
  8. Shaun_C

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    I personally think that that most likely scenerio is that what we saw a few months back was WIP (Work in progress). But as is par with this most most other fandoms, the slightest thing and people are ready to go off with their "Anti-Bay" rhetoric. Besides I'm pretty sure those guys and Hasbro are WAY too busy with work to even bother doing stuff to rile up the fanbase

    And in the case of this movie the trend seems to be "guilty until proven innocent"
     
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    If so, thank God.
     
  10. Stormbringer

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    I thought that Diabetes guy was just a troll that didn't really know anything.
     
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    The head was awesome and was the only part that actually looked like Megatron! I always thought it was the body that everyone hated. What the hell are those people over there smoking?
     
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    You know what? I honestly don't care that much.

    The designs we saw were closeups. How many closeups of Megatron's face do you think we'll see?

    We KNOW that this movie is going to be "different." The designs are radically different. I'm not sure how much I LIKE them, based on what we've seen, but I have to admit... if I said I didn't think that, in the end, it will turn out well, I'd be lying. I think the fact that they're rendering such minute detail is awesome - even though we're probably not going to end up seeing all that detail. We see so much because we're seeing these images on computer monitors, which are, at most... 2 feet from our faces? Just guessing. Even on a big screen... it's going to be a different image once it's up there.

    Whether Megatron's face stays the same or is changed... I still can't wait to see how it all works out.
     
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    If you think it was a "ruse" to gauge fan reaction you're severely wrong. There's a good chance what was leaked was "un-used" designs. I really don't know. Those sneaky movie people.
     
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    I'm glad to hear this. I was hoping we'd see a more recognizable - or at least less spiky-butthole-for-a-face - redesign. Obviously, I have no clue what the face would look like AFTER the redesign...I just, I dunno...hope it's better.
     
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    It's all just creating controversy to generate more product awareness. Clever marketing ploys at their finest/worst.
     
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    Remember the filming mock up with all the scale cutouts of the TF's standing around in the city street? I remember scrutinizing the models and thinking that Megatron's head looked different than the design we've seen. The rest of the model looked the same, but just the head looked different. Anyone else see that, or was I on crack?

    -Quag
     
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    For someone who frowns upon people discussing rumors...

    Here's hoping the rumor is true. Here's hoping they don't stop with the head.
    So maybe the bitching fans do in fact have some effect... or some more effect actually.

    WAL
     
  18. Feralstorm

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    hard to say. I'm pretty much resigned to the fact that the movie will be what it will be, and any pleasant surprises can only be gravy.

    On a semi-related note, I picked up a Lee's Toy Review magazine (#168), and in a couple places there's notably negative, opinionated commentary on the robot designs and vehicle choices for the movie, basically repeating the same Geewunner-esque and somewhat ignorant views seen on the movie boards. While I don't completely disagree with the views, I thought it was rather irresponsible to state opinion as news.
     
  19. Sol Fury

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    I'll believe it when I see it. Personally, I liked the Movie Megatron design that was leaked before, not as a Megatron, but as an "older than time ancient Transformer" type character. I really liked the design in that respect.
     
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    A G1 looking head or any other normal looking Robot head is not going to fit that body. They may have to do alot of changing.
     
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