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Wheeljack, Arcee, Optimus Prime, Soundwave, and Starscream are among the dramatis personae of the opening sequence, as fully intended by director Travis Knight:
“It was complete wish-fulfillment for me,” Knight says. “The whole film was a joy to make and there were obviously a lot of pressures and whatnot, but as I look back it really was a creative and rewarding experience. The moment of high-spirited joy, the most giddy I ever was, was when we were doing the Cybertron sequence. It was just such complete fun.”
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