Could Paramount movies flopping affect the Transformers franchise?

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    What are those movies exactly? Just curious
     
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    Well it's subject to taste of course, but I thought Bumblebee was good, I liked the first Joe movie. And the first TF movie, was decentish.
     
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    That’s my point lol. The people that comment on TLK’s performance at the box office single it out as failing just because it was a shit movie, but audiences were getting tired of Transformers movies either way. BB was a REBOOT, had good ratings, and you could see it was a completely new style and it still performed averagely at the box office, you can obviously say that was due to TLK bombing but for me even if TLK was a good TF movie both movies wouldn’t have done barely any better than what they did at the box office. These movies aren’t Star Wars or Avengers. 6 movies about Autobots vs Decepticons was bound to result in some decline.
     
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    Regardless, people will say it's all Michael Bay's fault.
     
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    Mostly because it kinda was, as well as Lorenzo's
     
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    Yeah they really need to learn how to fucking budget again.
     
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    I definitely think it could affect Transformers. Bumblebee was solidly profitable, but not a smash hit. If Paramount keeps failing, I'm not sure Transformers will be their first pick to save them, so it could end up on the back burner.
     
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    Gemini Man and Terminator Dark Fate was a wrong investment as story and screenplay were not exciting actually. Now they need to focus more on Hasbro cinematic universe.. I think GI Joe, ROM and Transformers movie can be a very lucrative franchise to Paramount if they choose a right writer and Director for it.. Don't simply hire those writer that are not expert in scifi action genre such as Ehren Kruger.
     
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    I think the Paramount/Hasbro"CU" (there actually isn't one) is a case where they are trying to bandwagon jump; The problem is, I doubt that Paramount took the time to actually thoroughly study and comprehend (key word) how Marvel successfully built up to a cinematic universe, and they aren't paying attention to where the wagon is headed. . .

    Just because it worked for Marvel, that does not mean it will work for everybody else. . .
    Paramount needs to take a chill pill, and seriously do some fine-toothed self-assessment and self-improvement before they make their next move. . . . .Or they'll have a much worse repeat of the near poor-house aftermath that TLK nearly put them in. . .
     
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    Joker is the big hit now and studios seem to like to follow trends (like trying cinematic universes). Maybe a Megatron origin movie based on the comics?
     
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    Nah, that would do really bad at the box office I bet, 100%. Megatron isn’t anywhere near as popular as Joker and Paramount is in huge need of a big box office hit right now
     
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    unless its based on the IDW comics where the cons started a communist revolution. that could work I think. Megatron is a much more interesting character there in my opinion anyway.
     
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    Yeah, and while Megatron isn't as popular as Joker, that's ok because the movie wouldn't need to do THAT well to be a success.
     
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    Another studio would pick it up. It is an incredibly lucrative brand.
     
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    But he isn’t even anywhere NEAR as popular. Would it even BE a success? I don’t think so.
     
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    People will be right.

    “Interesting” is an odd way of saying “inconsistent and trite.”
     
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    I think he's at least as popular as Bumblebee.
     
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    Thing is, the issues in AOE and TLK were actually from the previous trilogy as well, albeit more prevalent.
     
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    More like the previous cinematic catastrophe from hell...