Optimus Primal is returning to the Transformers franchise in the movie Transformers: Rise of the Beasts. The film will feature the return of Ron Perlman, who will play the Optimus Primal role, along with David Sobolov, who will be voicing Rhinox. In addition, we have learned that Darnell Metayer and Josh Peters will be the writers for the film, and the release date has been announced.
Ron Perlman reprises role of Optimus Primal
Optimus Primal, the iconic leader of the Maximals, is finally coming to the big screen. He was originally voiced by Garry Chalk in the Beast Wars: Transformers animated series, but Ron Perlman will voice him in the upcoming Transformers: Rise of the Beasts movie.
Optimus Primal is the leader of the Maximals, a group of giant, robo-gorilla-like creatures. He is also the captain of the spaceship Axalon. His beast mode is a powerful gorilla. He has been a fan favorite from the Beast Wars series.
The new Transformers movie is based on Hasbro’s Transformers toy line. Transformers: Rise of the Beasts is direct by Steven Caple Jr., who previously directed Grown-ish, and will be set in the 1990s. It is a sequel to Transformers and will also feature Bumblebee. It will be produced by Paramount Pictures.
“Transformers: Rise of the Beasts” is scheduled to open in the United States on June 9, 2023. In addition to Optimus Prime, the movie will feature Maximals, Predacons, and Terrorcons.
David Sobolov will be the voice actor for Rhinox
Previously, David Sobolov voiced Blitzwing in Bumblebee. But this time, he will be the voice actor for Rhinox in the upcoming Transformers: Rise of the Beasts movie.
In Rise of the Beasts, Peter Cullen will reprise his role as Optimus Prime. But the Autobot leader will need to work with mysterious Maximals to battle the Predacon and Terrorcon factions.
Rise of the Beasts is scheduled to hit theaters on June 9, 2023. The film will introduce a new group of shape-shifting robots called Maximals. They are descendants of the Decepticons.
Also, the film will feature an all-new faction called the Terrorcons. The new group will consist of Maximals and other human characters. They are part of “coming darkness.”
The movie will be directed by Steven Caple Jr. and will feature a cast that includes John DiMaggio, Liza Koshy, Tobe Nwigwe, and Michaela Jae Rodriguez. Peter Dinklage will voice Scourge. Dinklage has also been a cast member in Game of Thrones.
Darnell Metayer and Josh Peters confirmed as writers
Previously, it was thought that the Michael B. Jordan’s Superman movie would not be Val Zod, but now it appears that the actor will be playing a new character from the Earth-2 of the DC Multiverse. He will be played by another Kryptonian, and he will have a unique backstory that is similar to Clark Kent.
While the project is not officially confirmed, it’s clear that Jordan’s production company, Outlier, has landed two writers who are set to work on the project. They are Darnell Metayer and Josh Peters. both previously written a script for the seventh Transformers movie, Rise Of The Beasts. They also have a deal with Amazon for a new Hannibal Barca series.
The two writers have also penned the script for a new Sam Raimi movie. The film is set in the Carthaginian period, and it is based on the life of Carthaginian general Hannibal.
Darnell Metayer and Josh Peters have also been attached to write the script for an Earth-2 Superman series. The project will be co-produced by DC Entertainment and Warner Bros. Television.
Having worked on the Transformers film franchise for five years, Michael Bay is no longer involved. However, Rise of the Beasts is still slated for release in June 2023. The movie is based on Hasbro’s iconic toy line and follows the story of Bumblebee.
The Transformers: Rise of the Beasts teaser trailer will be released on Thursday. In it, Bumblebee transforms into a modified 1970s Classic Chevrolet Camaro. It also shows Optimus Prime, Maximals, and Predacons.
The film’s plot will take place shortly after the events of The Last Knight. Three factions of Transformers will clash. One group will be Autobots, while the other will be animals. The film will also feature three new robot tribes, called Maximals, Predacons, and Terrorcons.
Bumblebee is set to return in Rise of the Beasts. He will be teamed with Elena, a new character played by Dominique Fishback. The pair have worked together in a number of projects including In the Heights and A Star Is Born.