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Movie News: "Rise of the Beasts" Release Date Delayed

Transformers fans who were looking forward to seeing Autobots, Decepticons, Maximals, Predacons and Terrorcons mixing it up on the big screen will have to wait an additional year.  According to Deadline, Rise of the Beasts has been moved from June 24, 2022 all the way to June 9, 2023.  No reason was cited for this move, however the Cybertronians are not alone.  A new Star Trek film that had been in development has

Actor News: "Generation One" Voice Actor Jack Angel Passes Away at the Age of 90

Sad news from the world of voice acting. Arlene Thornton & Associates has announced via Instagram that Generation One voice actor Jack Angel has passed away at the age of 90. Long time Transformers fans heard Angel's voice in G1 as characters including Ramjet, Smokescreen, Omega Supreme, Astrotrain and Ultra Magnus. His career goes back to the 70s on shows such as Challenge of th eSuper Friends and Scooby Doo and Scrappy-Doo.

TV Shows: "Generation One" Season One Posted to Hasbro Pulse

In a fun surprise, Hasbro Pulse has posted the entire first season of the original Transformers cartoon to their Youtube channel! While most fans likely already have this in their media collections, it is cool to have it readily available on this platform. I've embedded the episodes below for your convenience.

If you want to binge the entire series, it is up on Tubi!

 

Entertainment News: Markie Post Passes Away at Age 70

Sad news came over the weekend from several news outlets including Deadline. Actress Markie Post passed away on August 7, 2021 at the age of 70 after a three year battle with cancer. Post's acting career began in the late 70's and continued into the 80's with appearances in classic shows including CHiPs, The Incredible Hulk, Buck Rogers in the 25th Century, and The Fall Guy.

Entertainment News: Netflix Releases First Footage from "Kingdom"

After yesterday's reveals from Transformers: Rise of the Beasts it seems the Beasties are having quite a moment! Today Netflix released the first footage from the final chapter of the War for Cybertron trilogy, Kingdom! This clip shows off several Beast Wars characters and a surprise return of another character. The footage starts at around 9:23 in the video embedded below:

Entertainment News: New "Cyberverse" Special Coming November 21st

The Cyberverse cartoon debuted in 2018, and while it got off to a slow start by the time the episodes finished in 2020 the show had elevated itself far beyond the scope of the first season. With the third season ended last year, it seemed the Cyberverse tale was over, but the toy line has continued to move forward on toy store shelves and now, it looks like fans will get another animated adventure set in that universe!

Entertainment News: Nickelodeon & Hasbro's eOne Announce New Animated Transformers Series

Today's Transformers news rolls on with the announcement of a new animated series to be produced in a partnership between Nickelodeon and Entertainment One.  Based on the description below, it sounds like this series will be more of a Rescue Bots style series rather than having the grim tone of the War for Cybertron series.  Check out the official press release by Hasbro below: