Transformers: Bumblebee Drives Viacom Profit For 2019 1st Quarter

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  1. SilverOptimus

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    "In the process, the film has reset the Transformers franchise "
    So they decided, at the end
     
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    And there was much rejoicing.
     
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  5. RodimusZero

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    "In the process, the film has reset the Transformers franchise and is solidly profitable...
    ...
    ...at least... for now... maybe until we decide it needs more sweaty boobs and murderous trash compactors on crack...
    I mean, let's just play it by ear, never say never..."

    :rolleyes2 
     
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    They legit just said “reset.” I wonder how the prequel defenders will twist this around.
     
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    I just want Hasbro and Paramount to take thier time and not rush things. 
     
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    Lorenzo: “WhAt’S a ReBoOt?”
     
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    In order for the movie to reset the franchise, it has to change the continuity of the other films, and it doesn’t do that. Not even a little bit.

    Bumblebee 2 would have to be the film that resets the franchise.

    Sorry buddy.
     
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    "But dude, THE LICENSE PLATE!"

    So glad to see Bumblebee surviving that holiday battle, showing Paramount what people really want in a TF film.
     
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    Finally they said it.
     
  12. convoy84

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    Knowing y'all, I'm gonna bet there's a lot of you that'll wanna know who the girl is under Bee in the pic on the news post. :rolleyes: 
     
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    This film retcons the reason why the Autobots came to Earth. That's probably the largest part of the story you can change. Also, they changed how Bee arrives to Earth and in turn completely voids anything said in TLK.
     
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    Reset =/= reboot.

    A 'reboot' would mean a new continuity, separate from the old one.

    A 'reset' can mean any number of things. Age of Extinction was a reset for the franchise, and TLK arguably was too. The Force Awakens was a reset from the Star Wars prequels. It was pretty obvious that Bumblebee was a reset from day 1, this is nothing new.

    I get that people want Bumblebee to be separate from the Bay movies, but it's getting to the point where every statement by someone is being twisted to fit that fantasy. Nowhere does this confirm a new continuity. We need to wait for an official statement that it's a hard reboot, or wait for the next movie and see if it overrides the Bay timeline. I really don't expect to hear anything concrete until the next movie gets farther along in pre-production. Bumblebee hasn't even left theaters yet, they may have not committed either way yet.
     
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    Please make a reboot with bumblebee in the continuity
     
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    They haven't used the words that you want to hear, but the meaning doesn't change. It's not a crossword definition, "reset for the tf franchise" has only one meaning.
     
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    Now let’s get bumblebee a voice, power him down, toss the ball gag, and get transformers to be the focal point of the film.
     
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  18. Powerglide1991

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    AOE was a soft reset acknowledging previous events but giving us new characters etc. TLK was a direct sequel to that film.

    Bumblebee completely disregards any of the other transformers movies. Bee wasnt around during WW2, no mention of the Allspark Cube at all, Humans not knowing about transformers, despite the fact old bucket head should be in hoover damn at this point, all of these could be given excuses admittedly, however, the biggest reason this is a complete reset, aka reboot?

    Prime coming to earth, and having 7 autobot escape pods land on earth. When there was only 5 bots in the first film. This brings the total number of autobots at the end of bumblebee, to 9.

    Bring on the cgi Cybertron movie, the prime movie and bumblebee 2, really curious to see how they go forward.
     
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    Yeah. Even though Bee change his alternate mode to the same one in 2007 movie, it also gets a very different look of Bumblebee.
     
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    incoming prequel defenders