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Chris Hemsworth Reveals Trailer Release Date for Transformers One Animated Origin Movie

Chris Hemsworth and Optimus Prime
Chris Hemsworth and Optimus Prime

Transformers One, the latest installment in the Transformers franchise, is generating excitement as it marks the return of the series to animation after nearly four decades. Stars Chris Hemsworth and Brian Tyree Henry have teased fans about the upcoming trailer release, scheduled to premiere online on April 18th at 9 am ET.

In a video posted by Hemsworth on his X account, he and Henry hinted at the unique nature of the trailer premiere, declaring it will take place “in SPACE!” Hemsworth emphasized the film’s boundary-pushing approach, suggesting that “the sky’s the limit” with Transformers One, promising audiences an experience that will transport them “out of this world.”

Chris Hemsworth Reveals Trailer Release Date for Transformers One Animated Origin Movie

Chris Hemsworth and Optimus Prime

This animated feature, slated to hit theaters on September 13, 2024, is a significant milestone for the franchise, being its first animated film since 1986’s Transformers: The Movie. Set to be the eighth installment in Paramount’s Transformers series, the movie has been in development since 2015, promising a fresh take on the beloved characters.

CinemaCon 2024 provided the first insights into the plot, revealing that Transformers One will go into the origin story of iconic characters Orion Pax and D-16, who later become sworn enemies Optimus Prime and Megatron. Voiced by Hemsworth and Henry respectively, the duo’s casting was announced in 2023, alongside a star-studded voice cast including Scarlett Johansson, Keegan-Michael Key, Jon Hamm, Laurence Fishburne, and Steve Buscemi.

The 40th anniversary of the Transformers franchise, celebrated in 2024, is marked by various collaborations and events. Hasbro announced special releases like the Chevy Corvette Optimus Prime figure and a commemorative comic book from Skybound Entertainment. Additionally, fans can enjoy a theatrical screening of the original ’80s cartoon episodes.

Chris Hemsworth Reveals Trailer Release Date for Transformers One Animated Origin Movie

Chris Hemsworth

Paramount’s film series, which began with Michael Bay’s live-action adaptation in 2007, continues its legacy with Transformers: Rise of the Beasts (2023), set in 1994. This standalone sequel to Bumblebee follows a thrilling adventure with Autobots and Maximals. The franchise’s future includes a Transformers/G.I. Joe crossover was teased at the end of Rise of the Beasts.

Directed by Josh Cooley, Transformers One promises to be a cinematic event, blending nostalgia with fresh storytelling. As anticipation builds for the trailer release and the theatrical debut later in the year, fans eagerly await the next chapter in the Transformers saga.

Mona Sharma
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Mona is a film lover based in Chennai, India. She focuses on the South Indian film industry and enjoys sharing her thoughts on new releases. You can email her at [email protected].

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