Five things you didn’t know about the upcoming Transformers movie

November 7th, 2005 at 11:48 am

With the anticipated July 4th 2007 release Transformer fans all around the world want to know who will be the voice of Optimus Prime.Petter Cullen? Hopefully. I don’t think it will be quite as good if it isn’t.

Here’s my biggest WTF moment from the article: “Soundwave’s alternate mode as a cassette deck, for instance, doesn’t have quite the same appeal as it did in the ’80s, and he will instead change into a helicopter” [emphasis mine].

It’s interesting how they’re presenting the movie in this article like it’s going to be amazing, despite saying that the primary writer has left to work on another movie, and not only that, but his biggest claim to fame (according to the article) is having been a writer for “Cosby” (1996) (note, that’s not “The Cosby Show” (1984), but rather the other, later, Cosby show with Sanka from Cool Runnings) and having written 2004’s Catwoman. Wow. Just… wow.

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