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‘Back To Life‘ a song by Hailee Steinfeld is out now on multiple digital platforms. This new song will be featured on the soundtrack of the upcoming Travis Knight movie; Transformers: Bumblebee.
The song is written by Hailee Steinfeld herself with help from Jorgen Odegard, Josh Gudwin, Kennedy Lykken, Michael Pollack and Wayne Sermon.
The song is distributed by Republic Records.
Hailee will perform the song live on stage at the 2018 MTV EMA Awards this Sunday.
With special thanks to Trailer Track, we have learned that a brand new trailer has been rated for Transformers: Bumblebee.
Clocked at 1 minute and 40 seconds, the Trailer Track speculates that the trailer may arrive next week, but we usually see such rated trailers arrive within 3 days of rated date. It is likely that the trailer reveal will coincide with the official song for the movie (arriving tomorrow with a live performance on 4th of November) and may even feature that as the background music.
“Just over a month after the recent full trailers, it appears that one more look at Travis Knight’s Bumblebee has been prepared by Paramount for release soon. The new trailer, clocking in at a shorter 100 seconds, has been rated today by Alberta Film Ratings. The runtime and the fact that this is coming from a domestic market classification board make us believe that this is indeed a brand new piece, as opposed to a cutdown of the recent trailer (which would usually run 1:30 or 1 minute exactly and be done for international markets).
As for when to expect this to arrive, Paramount has Julus Avery’s brilliant action horror Overlord hitting cinemas and IMAX next weekend (further corroborating that this is indeed a new look) – if it’s due to be attached to that film, expect it online sometime in the next week. We’d suspect this look will also play in front of the other major November releases such as Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald.”
This could very well be the final trailer before the movie hit the cinemas in December.
Few days ago, Transformers fans got a small taste of what to expect inside the December 2018 issue of the Empire Magazine. Director Travis Knight has given a lengthy interview discussing his upcoming movie; Transformers: Bumblebee.
TFW2005 purchased a copy of the mag to delve into the juicy details from the aforementioned interview.
Though we attached the images from Empire onto this news post, we will not post the interview in its entirety. You can read below, our summary of the article.
Spoiler Warning: Some may consider certain parts of the interview as spoilers. You are warned.
#1. Setting The Mood
- Favorite G1 characters: Optimus Prime, Shockwave, Soundwave, Bumblebee.
- Went for the G1 aesthetics – metallic giants with real personalities. “There’s something so magical about the simplicity of those designs.”
- Though Dropkick and Shatter are new characters, they are “woven from the same fabric” as G1.
- Shatter’s look is inspired by G1 Nightbird (minus the nunchucks).
- Dropkick’s look is inspired by G1 Megatron.
- The director considers G1 Megatron’s design as one of the greatest designs of Transformers history.
You can read the rest of the summary and take a look at the scans, after the jump. Empire Magazine December 2018 issue (out now!) can be bought from your local newspaper outlet.
The music joins the buzz! As a nice surprise, Hailee Steinfeld has just announced her new song For Bumblebee The Movie.
The announcement (and preview) was shared all over Hailee’s social media: Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. The song titled “Back To Life” can be pre-saved on Spotify or Apple Music here to be the first to hear it November 2nd (Previously announced to be released on November 4th).
You can check out the album cover image after the jump (black and yellow with a retro-style of course) and then share your impressions on the 2005 Boards!
With MPM-06 Ironhide’s release just around the corner we are finally getting some in hand pictures thanks to Notrab. If you want to add Masterpiece Movie Ironhide to your collection be sure to preorder him through one of our several site sponsors.
Courtesy of Empire Online we have a new still from Bumblebee The Movie to share with you.
On this image, we see that Bumblebee won’t have only human friends, but he will also meet Charlie’s little dog. Bumblebee meets Conan (Yes, he’s name after that CONAN). You can check out the comments on this still from the article below:
Previous Transformers movies have been high on clanging robot mayhem, and low on cuteness – aside from Sam Witwicky’s mischievous chihuahua Mojo, the franchise hasn’t been too concerned with four-legged friends. But that looks set to change in Bumblebee – the ‘80s-set spin-off prequel will see the beloved Autobot form a friendship with 18 year-old Charlie (Hailee Steinfeld), and her little dog too. Bumblebee, meet Conan.
Named after Arnie’s iconic action hero (“with the proper pronunciation like the awesome Barbarian, not the awesome talk-show host,” confirms director Travis Knight), the canine companion is just another thing for Bumblebee to try and get his metal head around when he joins forces with Charlie. “When Bumblebee encounters this creature, he tries to figure out how to communicate with him,” Knight tells Empire in the upcoming Review of the Year issue. “Him just trying to exist in a normal human domicile does not go very well.”
From the trailers, Bumblebee is looking like a warmer, more Amblin-esque entry into the series, and is the first live-action Transformers movie not to be directed by Michael Bay. Read Empire’s Bumblebee trailer breakdown with Travis Knight here, and read plenty more about the film in the December issue of Empire, on sale on 1 November.
Bumblebee arrives in UK cinemas on 26 December.
Check the new still after the jump and then share your impressions on the 2005 Boards!
Producer Loranzo di Bonaventura will address the gathered audience at the 2018 VRTL Media Summit (organized yearly by Paramount Pictures) to talk about his past, present and future work.
Among the discussion topics is the upcoming Transformers movie Bumblebee; where Mr. Bonaventura acts as a producer.
“Upcoming releases are the Transformers spin-off Bumblebee (2018), directed by Travis Knight and starring Hailee Steinfeld and John Cena and Pet Sematary (2019). Films in development include a Sammy Davis Jnr biopic and Snake Eyes, both for Paramount Pictures.”
It is likely that the audience will hear more about the future of the Transformers Live Action Movie Franchise as well.
If you want to listen to Mr. Bonaventura you will have to dish out $900 (for pre-registration before November 5th) or $1500 (for regular registration). However, in order to be eligible for the tickets, you must be a prolific member of the entertainment industry with many years of industry expertise in addition to be in a senior position of the company you work for (which should also be a well established company in the entertainment industry).
As always, major entertainment news outlets may provide what was discussed, but it is too early to tell whether the information regarding Transformers will hit the internet unless there is a journalist who care enough to report the topic.
You can check out the full press release, after the jump.
A 3D Trailer for the upcoming Travis Knight movie; Transformers: Bumblebee, is now available on You Tube.
The trailer in question is in Russian language and is the 3D version of the 3rd Trailer for the movie.
Transformers: Bumblebee 3D Trailer is available up to 2K video quality and any standard 3D TV/monitor or projector will support the video. However, if you do not have a 3D TV, you can also use any VR device which supports You Tube playback including Google Cardboard + a mobile phone with the You Tube app.
If you do not have any of the above mentioned devices, a traditional red/blue Anaglyph 3D spectacles and a standard monitor/TV will do just fine (although with some color changes).
Hasbro held their 2018 3rd Quarter Investor Call yesterday and talked briefly about their upcoming Transformers: Bumblebee movie.
Brian Goldner (Hasbro CEO) mentioned that the movie received positive feedback from the test audience and multiple demographics were pleased with what they saw.
“In partnership with Paramount, our Transformers feature film Bumblebee will arrive in theaters December 21st. Products were arriving on shelves to begin the fourth quarter, and sales are off to a strong start. In the US and Canada segment, Transformers revenues in the quarter increased double-digits. Retailers are enthusiastically behind this initiative which promises to be our most all-family, all-audience, dual-gender film ever. Feedback from early audience screenings has been outstanding. We have a significant number of innovative brand offerings arriving for this holiday season across franchise and partner brands as well as gaming. In fact, you will see Hasbro’s strong representation as retailers unveil their holiday initiatives for consumers across converged retail, in stores, online, and mobile, and in all forms of marketing digitally, including content to commerce, shoppable social content, toy books, and toy lists. To fuel our future growth, we have tremendous innovation in entertainment for 2019.”
He elaborated further during the Q&A Session which followed the presentation. You can read more about it, after the jump.