The day many Transformers fans have been waiting for is finally here! After much delay, Paramount Pictures has finally released the first trailer for Rise of the Beasts! Check out all the Autobot/Maximal/Terrorcon filled goodness in the embed below:
In 1986, a promotional mailer was sent out to Transformers fans for the animated theatrical movie. This mailer included a mini-poster, artwork and even the opportunity to order figures! Check out my scans and info about this artifact.
In 1986, the first theatrical Transformers movie was released. Leading up to it there were different types of promotions including a pamphlet/order form that you could get through the mail by sending in an order form, a ticket stub from the film and $1 USD. Of course, Hasbro wanted to promote the toys too, so the order form also allowed you to mail order special "Movie Editions" of Optimus Prime and Megatron, the S.T.A.R.S.
Today the new Chip n' Dale: Rescue Rangers movie debuted on Disney+. You can check out the trailer below. The film features a huge list of cameos from other franchises including Voltron, Masters of the Universe, Smurfs, My Little Pony, Garfield and more. Among them are two surprise Transformers cameos! SPOILERS AFTER THE TRAILER.
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
August 8, 2021 represents the 35th Anniversary of The Transformers: The Movie feature film debuting in theaters. Aside from making me feel tremendously ancient, this anniversary also has me in a reflective mood and I thought I would take a walk down memory lane.
Movies: Hasbro Interviews Artist Matt Ferguson for 35th Anniversary "Transformers: The Movie" Release
Matt Ferguson is an artist known for his work on Marvel projects such as Wandavision and Captain Marvel along with art for other franchises including Star Trek and Star Wars. As part of the upcoming 35th Anniversary release of "The Transformers: The Movie" on 4K/Blu-Ray Hasbro commissioned art from Ferguson for the project. In the interview embedded below, Ferguson discusses his influences and work on this special release.
In this age of digital music, it is almost quaint to purchase any music on physical media. However many collectors dig having an album in a form they can hold in their hands and booklets they can go through as they listen to the music. Recognizing this, La La Records has posted orders for a limited edition run of the Bumblebee Movie Soundtrack. The soundtrack is limited to 2000 copies at a price of $19.98. You can check out the official product description and cover image below.
Recently a seller on ebay posted a Promotion Kit for the 1986 Transformers animated film. Nowadays press kits are often handled via electronic means in the form of high quality images and PDF files, but back in the day they were often physical folders with information and promotional materials. I snagged this promotional kit and now I have scanned its contents for fandom to enjoy! Check out the scans of this 1986 Promotion Kit.
Back in the 80's, it was common practice for movie studios to promote their films with printed press kits. These would often contain all sorts of material including information on the film, stills on glossy paper, cast information and more. Nowadays this is mostly done via electronic press kits including high quality images and press releases. Recently two press kits went up on ebay for the 1986 The Transformers: The Movie theatrical film. One was going for over $800 while another went for considerably less. While the $800+ auc