Transformers go in disguise...as a movie

The Transformers started out as a cartoon created to promote a toy. Now they're transforming into another moneymaking property: a movie. Tinseltown favorite Steven Spielberg will produce a film directed by The Island's Michael Bay, and the release date has already been set: July 4, 2007.

The story of the transformers involves the heroic Autobots and their selfless leader, Optimus Prime, as they fight a never-ending battle against the evil Decepticons, who want to enslave mankind. The cartoon first aired in 1984 and has continued through various iterations. Currently, a new series, Transformers: Cybertron, airs on the Cartoon Network. Cybertron refers to the Transformers home world.

The toy-to-cartoon-to-film conversion joins the already planned He-Man film, which is to be helmed by Hong Kong action auteur John Woo. Still available for reimagining: the GoBots.

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it went horably wrong twice. :o/
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Half of the predicted two years have gone by, StrikerLan. So Far, it looks good...
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I have to agree with Johnny_Archer, I pray they base it off of the classic 80's Series...not all the craptacular remiakes we have been cursed with as of recent. Director Micheal Bay, and Produced by Speilberg...You cannot go wrong with this....I hope.
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It's live and Shia LaBaef (from Holes, Even Stevens, and The Greatest Game Ever Played) stars as the main kid. Michael Clarke Duncan, Bernie Mac, Tyrese Gibson, and Jon Voight are rumored to be in it. Can't wait, this is going to be great!
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Yeah, but will this be done in the original and more superior style, or will we have to watch something like the recent crapfest thrown at us like Cybertron, Energon, and Armada?
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I cant wait to see this movie! As long as this film stays loyal & true to the original G1 cartoon
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booyarrrr a movie transformers rule
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Yeah :D Transformers Movie :D
It can't be better :D
Where I can find any photo from it (or maybe someone know the official film web page) ???
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from what I hear from web sites hear and there it will be live action but I just hope the focused the store on the transformers and not on the kids like the resent cartoons seem to do. If they have to bring in any humans as characters they should have minor rolls and not stoop to teaching highly advanced artificial intelligence how to talk and solve problems like the kids in all the Japanese based shows do.
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from what I hear from web sites hear and there it will be live action but I just hope the focused the store on the transformers and not on the kids like the resent cartoons seem to do. If they have to bring in any humans as characters they should have minor rolls and not stoop to teaching highly advanced artificial intelligence how to talk and solve problems like the kids in all the Japanese based shows do.
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It's in process..< script > ..
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Is script ready?
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Suppose to be funny..
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this is the biggest crap i have ever seen
only sh*t faced anime lovers like this
this aint anime! this is sh*t f*ck
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i saw the promotion for this movie at Comic-Con...it looks to be really cool.
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I'm very excited about this project, as long as they do it right and avoid stupidity.
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Jeez.. this bs is going to the Cinema. Spielberg has kind of lost it (says me, who went to see War of the Worlds last friday).
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A childhood dream of mine is to see a movie like this. When is GI Joe coming out?

Ely
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great! i definately wanna see this movie...i've been waitin' for dis for a while....
by the way....there's dis website that shows a video of how they think the movie iz gonna look like....here:

http://home.comcast.net/~themichaelsmith2/VWHiRes.mpg

itz great...u should really take a look at it...^_^..
if the whole movie waz like dat...dam...dat would be a super great(*_*) movie....
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Man, im getting sick of this unoriginal hollywood bull****. They need to think of some original ideas rather than ruin the awesome ideas of old.
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Another article:

http://www.eonline.com/News/Items/0,1,16938,00.html?tnews

And the official site:

http://www.transformerslive.com
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Yes a Movie of a toy that turned Cartoon ..wait it is missing something here video Game here boy... Oh well got to see it anyways I been watching it since it came to ameica and I believe there is a good chance this may bring back those great shows since if t his is pulled off why not any old anime turned movie. As for He-Man movie looks around there was already one done so there oh well..... Lets sick some anime fans on Spielberg so at least he will get it right and here now we can fight over VA's for it.
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why is spielberg even associating with michael bay? oh wait. money.
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i hope to god the movie stays true to the ORIGINAL series...and not this new cartoon.
They might as well remake the original cartoon movie from the mid 80s. Unicron RULES!
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i agree with snide re: michael bay. he is a horrible horrible director and will slam people over the head with unsubtlety.

however, woo is still okay, even though he is in a slump. face/off was very good.
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Oh god, this will have so many levels of ****. I HATE seeing my old shows be ruined by the uncreative assclowns in Hollywood. I doubt we'll even see Megsy as a gun, and seeing that Speilberg is behind it, the Decepticons will most likely have some kind of ties to the ****'s and Adolf.

Boo! to this movie.
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Yes! A Transformers movie directed by Steven Speilberg! I thought I'd never see the day. Two years will go by quickly. Oh, this'll be awesome.
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John Woo He-Man: wonder how he'll get a shot of doves flying in slow motion into that one.
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Everything has to be turned into a movie nowadays.
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Key fact here: Michael Bay. This will be horrible.

As for he-man, John Woo hasn't made a good movie in over a decade.
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As a Transfan myself, this is great. I've know about this for some time and must say, I'm very excited. Let's just pray it's not bad.
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All right! A Transformers movie! I wonder if this is live action or animated? It would be so cool if it is live action. But why does it have to come out two years from now? T_T
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Gobots,heh.

Just hope they do it right and the CGI doesn't look fake.
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Wow!! I am really pumped for this movie. Mr. Spielberg, please do not let me down.
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Yay! A movie! My Transformers fandom has somewhat waned as I've gotten older, but it is sitll very much a fond nostalgia for me. And I am very pleased that someone has given it their money and go-ahead to become a film. Here's counting down to America Day 2007!
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