The ‘Transformers’ franchise will be relaunched with the live-action’ The Beasts Awakening ‘- which will take audiences on an adventure across the world, set in the’ 90s.
And for the first time, the franchise will have a Latin star as protagonist: Anthony Ramos, who stole the show in the movie “In a New York City”.
During an interview with Variety, Ramos revealed that it was a pride to represent the Latino community in a franchise previously starring only white people.
“These films started with Shia LaBeouf, then Mark Wahlberg and Hailee Steinfeld. Now it’s me and Dominique Fishback, it’s very different. ‘Transformers’ has transformed and I’m so proud to be a part of it!
Finally, he praised the visionary ideas of director Steven Caple Jr. (“Creed 2”).
“Steven Caple Jr. is a visionary, I can’t wait for people to see what came out of this man’s mind and show everyone the fullness of his glory. You can’t even imagine what we’re up to.
Besides him, the cast also includes Dominique Fishback (“Judas and the Black Messiah”) and Ron Perlman (“Hellboy”) – who will voice Optimus Prime.
The new film will introduce the Maximals, Predacons and Terrorcons to the battle that takes place on Earth between the Autobots and the Decepticons.
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Director Steven Caple Jr. revealed to CinePOP that the production will have action scenes shot in Machu Picchu, the so-called “lost city of the Incas,” located atop a mountain 2,400 meters above sea level in the Urubamba River Valley, Peru.
“It will be difficult to shoot there. But we’ll get there. We analyze the strategy. Not that I have to go with just a camera in hand, but we’re going to have a great action sequence there, ”said director Steven Caple Jr. (“ Creed 2 ”).
Machu Picchu was elevated to UNESCO World Heritage status in a global vote and, with the analysis of architects and archaeologists, classified Machu Picchu as one of the Seven Wonders of the Modern World .
There are several theories on the function of Machu Picchu, and the most accepted claims that it was a colony built with the aim of supervising the economy of the conquered regions and with the secret aim of taking refuge with the Inca ruler. and his closest entourage. , in case of attack.
Producer Lorenzo di Bonaventura has revealed that the film’s title will be “Transformers: The Beasts Awakens”.
“We wanted to give the public a lot of news. We have exhausted, I would say, the battle between the Autobots and the Decepticons. As we can find a new set of villains and priorities, saving the world is left to the Autobots and, in this case, the Maximals. Part of the new news, if you’ve seen the other movies you’ll see villains you’ve never seen before and a lot of stuff we’ve never done before. ”
Launched in 2007, the ‘Transformers’ film saga has always had massive box office performances, despite harsh negative reviews on most films. Directed by Michael Bay, the first five chapters grossed more than $ 4.3 billion, while the spin-off “Bumblebee”, directed by Travis Knight, got 92% approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes and grossed nearly $ 469 million.
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