As announced today during Toy Fair 2019 Hasbro Investor Preview Event, Transformers: War For Cybertron Animated Series is coming to Netflix.
Produced by Rooster Teeth (Red vs. Blue) and animated by Polygon Pictures (Transformers: Prime), the series is written by writers from Transformers: Prime, Transformers: Cyberverse and Machinima’s Power Of The Primes series.
[The] series “will explore the expansive universe of Cybertron in a way that audiences have never seen before,” said John Derderian, Director of Anime for Netflix.
Transformers veteran FJ DeSanto — who has worked on the franchise’s animated web series Titans Return and Power of the Primes — will be the showrunner on War for Cybertron, which promises a new animation look and style. Contributing writers include George Krstic, Gavin Hignight and Brandon Easton; the latter two also have worked on animated series in the Transformers universe.
“We’re thrilled to work with Rooster Teeth’s new premium studio division to bring an all-new Transformers fan-oriented series to Netflix,” said Tom Warner, SVP for the Transformers franchise at Hasbro. “Transformers has a rich history of great storytellingm and War for Cybertron is an exciting new chapter in the Transformers Universe ”
The series will hit Netflix in 2020.