Tidbits From Transformers: One Gimmick Toy Line

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by SilverOptimus, Mar 25, 2024.

  1. B-Fox

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    So which characters do we have more or less confirmed to be in the movie?

    Optimus/ Orion Pax
    Megatron
    Elita
    Bumblebee
    Sentinel Prime
    Alpha Trion
    Starscream

    Anybody else?

    Oh, and if the movie takes any inspiration from IDW or any other recent Megatron origin stories where he forms the Deceptions after he becomes aware that the political system on Cybertron is broken and there's a class of Cybertronians treated very badly?

    Then yes. The movie will be "woke" as in the original definition of the term where one who'd been "asleep" suddenly "wakes up" and becomes aware that the world treats them unfairly based on their ethnicity.
     
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  2. WishfulThinking

    WishfulThinking The world has moved on...we've always said.

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    I think a Diaclone sub brand of Generations for Transformers would be awesome. Hasbro could focus on more toyetic versions of the 84-86 cast with cockpits and put in both Transformers Lore driven human drivers and then EDC soldiers as well for everyone else. And make the human drivers compatible with Diaclone Reboot while they are at it. They wouldn't need to be as functional as those Dianauts...but rather that the cross compatibility would exist AND allow both brands to do their own things. Like, this would be a great way to get more Car/Robots worked into one's Diaclone Reboot display.
     
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  3. Sideswipe1985

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    Oh thank God, more shelfwarmers
     
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    Well, if the figures are as good as some of the stuff from the ROTB toyline, then I'll purchase for sure! We know a Deluxe Optimus Prime and Megatron are coming in SS (can't remember when Megatron was coming, but I know Prime is in Wave 4 based on listings).

    FFS why does someone always have to bring this up when talking about a kids movie.
     
  5. Luke Stark

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    Confirmed

    Orion Pax/Optimus Prime
    D-16/Megatron
    Elita
    Bumblebee
    Sentinel Prime
    Alpha Trion

    Rumored from screen tastings

    Starscream
    Soundwave
    Shockwave
    Airachnid (?)
    Jazz

    Other random rumors

    Ratchet
    Chromia
    Prowl
    Sideswipe
    Darkwing
     
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  6. Vector Oracle

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    Dang, people must have really good tongues if they can figure out the other characters in this movie through taste alone. (I could never do that. I don’t know where those screens have been.)
     
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  7. B-Fox

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    Note the quotation on the word. I'm clearly mocking someone's knee jerk response to the term and it getting thrown out by an earlier poster like it's a big bad boogerman and anyways it's a subject that kids can understand. Like how kids can understand the messages of the X-Men.
     
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  8. BethCyra

    BethCyra Takara ye broke me heart :(

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    Sadly I doubt Elita is going to be in this line, but if she is I’d be interested to see what they do with her lol.
     
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    BethCyra Takara ye broke me heart :(

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    Darn it all!

    Though I suppose that gives me a chance at a Magni repaint but still wish he was in it.
     
  10. Luke Stark

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    Well where it says rumors means we don't know if those are truly confirmed yet because they are from the test screenings
    The only ones we know that are true is the one that was revealed last year
     
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    Another poster was being a political jerk. Their original post was deleted the other day. The comment you replied to was mocking that since-deleted original post.
     
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    I hope some of the iconic Decepticons like Starscream, Soundwave, and Shockwave make an appearance in the movie
    or else I would be deeply disappointed in the writers for this production
     
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    When you really think about it Starscream, Soundwave and Shockwave are the most consistent Decepticons to appear in every piece of media
    And with them being Megatron's top three Decepticons members they should always be included
     
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    Is an appearance all that matters? I ask because ROTF is a good example of Soundwave appearing in a film and fans still being dissapointed.
     
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    That’s cool. Hard to get excited though without as much as a teaser trailer that gives a better idea as to how these character interpretations will look.
     
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    ok, that is very true lol
     
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    Woho I thought Hasbro would never do something up until the movie.
     
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    They're amess. They can't help it.

    I honestly would be deeply dissapointed in the writers if they did make an appearance.
    But I already know this movie is just going to be the usual nonsense dialogues and postulating with the usual characters optironratchbumsidesunarceeelita and megsoundshockscream.
    It's not like this franchise ever created other characters, right?
    So I'll maybe give it a try, but I'm not at all expecting a good movie.
     
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  19. WishfulThinking

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    I think there's a good chance that the movie is a set up for a TV series and this is just the pilot.
     
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    Oops. That means even more samey TF storytelling. I thought Earthspark seemed to be a good sign, with quite a few new characters being fairly prominent. But things aren't looking up if the future holds more TF fiction the likes of the WFC trilogy.