The robots in disguise are back, though this time they’re operating on a much smaller scale. Tuesday morning, Paramount Pictures rolled out the teaser trailer for the latest installment of their Transformers franchise, Bumblebee. The long-running franchise, which first began in 2007, is said to be gearing up for a shared-universe-style reboot along with several other Hasbro properties, including G.I. Joe, Micronauts, Rom, M.A.S.K. and Visionaries.
With Transformers 7 removed from Paramount’s release calendar, and a writers room assembled to transition the series away from Michael Bay’s previous entries, it would seem that Transformers is heading for a new age. But before that reboot, audiences will take what may potentially be the last ride in the current franchise. Director Travis Knight, who wowed both critics and audiences at his animation company Laika, and made his directorial debut with the Oscar-nominated Kubo and the Two Strings (2016), is entering the world of live action with a prequel to Transformers (2007)…..