You would have to change some things... obviously lots of things, but if you take the concept and go with it... you could really make TF #3 a remake or very close to a remake of the animated movie. Basically... it's a good platform for the 3rd movie. Or template if you will. AND IT WOULD BE AWESOME!!! I think You would get to introduce most of the robots we care about. Plus a whole bunch right off the bat. You could start with Autobot city isolated somewhere on the planet earth (it would have to be now known that these robots do exist, they can be given their own isolated territory, Island, Desert, Volcano, whatever). Decepticons based on Mars and maybe earth as well... but start the movie just like the animated. Oh... but take out Daniel. Just make Spike a little older. Unicron taking out a small moon inhabited by a bunch of lifeforms unlike transformers or humans. Then cut to decepticons ambushing the autobots shuttle as it lands... maybe Cosmos? Huge Cosmos... or Sky Links! Decepticons attacking Autobot city with all they've got.... new Constructicons attack the Autobot city. (maybe we learn that any constructions can form a "Devastator" as long as a certain bot (maybe the head or something) is involved. So there are lots of contructicons but only one leader that unites them all???? Ehhh??? I like that idea. Anyway... other than taking out the dinobots probably.. you could pretty much remake the animated movie and it would be great! JUNKION!!!! SWEET! Then go from the there... Prime and Megs duke it out... Prime has to pass leadership (even though I know the matrix of leadership idea is already done and gone now in the movie universe). They'd have to twist it a bit to make it fit but my point IS: Use the animated movie as the platform for the next film... It could fit perfect into the movies we've already seen. Autobots established on earth.. always under attack by decepticons. Unicron threatening Cybertron and Earth. Big huge battles... bla bla bla. Autobots win. You'd see Cybertron, all kinds of new bots, lots of robots dying... the REAL death of Prime. Megatron turning to Galvtron, Sweeps, Cyclonis!!! Anyone care to share their thoughts? I watched the movie last night and thought... man... they could totally fit this in to the movie universe. The'd just have to rewrite it.