Paramount and Hasbro has tapped Steven Caple Jr. to direct the next Transformers Live Action Movie.
“After meeting with several top execs including Paramount Motion Picture President Emma Watts, the studio saw Caple as the best fit for the franchise that the studio chose to revamp at the top of the year.” states Deadline.
The article denotes that Bumblebee Universe Movie has triumphed over the Beast Wars script; to be the next movie in line.
“In January, the studio made the decision to give the entire franchise a revamp by having two simultaneous scripts that are in active development: one by James Vanderbilt and one by Joby Harold. Harold’s film eventually would be chosen as the next installment in the franchise, and once he had given his final touches on the script at the end of the summer, the studio began taking director pitches on the next film.”
Mr. Caple is best known for directing Creed 2 starring Michael B. Jordan.
The new movie is set to release in Summer 2022.