starscream = megatron

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  1. kjeevahh

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    apologies if this doesn't belong in the news section, please move to movie discussion if not, but this seems like a fairly big thing to me.

    according to the concept artist, the design for movie starscream was originally intended to be megatron:

    Nuthin' But Mech: 'Bot stuff
     
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    Well...that does explain a few things design wise..................
     
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    I just noticed how 'Screamer sort of has a bucket head going on there.
     
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    My thoughts exactly.
     
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    Doesn't really make sense when so many of Starscream's features are evolved from his G1 version's head. Maybe he just means that he initially got on the project to do Megatron, but wound up with Starscream instead.
     
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    no, he specifically states that his starscream head design was originally intended for megatron

    can't get much clearer than that
     
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    I can see it. It has the bucket-helmet shape.
     
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    I wonder what that head would look like on Megatron's body?
     
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    Mighty interesting. Wonder when they decided it was better for Starscream, and if there is any art of that head on Megatron's body (if they got that far).
    Although it does have Screamer traits, that bucket head is really obvious now.

    I'm having a hard time imagining Hugo Weaving voicing him, though.


    EDIT:
    The art IS labeled Starscream. Coupled with the artist's comment, plus the nature of concept art, THIS version is not the one intended for Megatron, rather it is based on the version that was with some Starscream traits blended in.
     
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    something like this (mockup) -

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    Does it really matter at this stage? It's not like there would have been a shred less complaining had the head gone to Megatron.
     
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    Doesn't look half bad, actually.
     
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    Can totally see it..and ya know, I dig it.
     
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    Interesting. I like it better as Screamer, though.
     
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    I always saw it. I'm pretty sure I even pointed it out way back when; the buckethead more apt for Megatron, that is.
     
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    Interesting... I can kinda see it being Megs, but I'm glad they decided to change it.
     
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    interesting. i never would have guessed it, back i can totally see it.
     

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