• Steven Spielberg is Responsible For ‘Bumblebee's Female Lead Character

    1 month ago - By Slash Film

    The Transformers film franchise doesn't have a great track record with its female characters. But Bumblebee , the upcoming live-action Transformers spin-off movie, might be the first step toward changing that - and fans have Steven Spielberg to thank for it. Learn about the significant Steven Spielberg Bumblebee contribution below.
    Speaking with Entertainment Weekly , producer Lorenzo di Bonaventura revealed that it was actually Spielberg's idea for the movie to feature a female protagonist:
    “Steven had always had an idea that a young girl and Bumblebee would be a great combination, so we...
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  • Optimus Prime Could Get His Own Solo ‘Transformers' Spin-Off Following ‘Bumblebee'

    Optimus Prime Could Get His Own Solo ‘Transformers' Spin-Off Following ‘Bumblebee'

    1 month ago - By Slash Film

    Since plans for another sequel in the primary Transformers franchise appear to be more dead than Cybertron , it sounds like Paramount Pictures and Lorenzo di Bonaventura are rethinking how they might keep Transformers alive on the big screen.
    This winter will bring us Bumblebee , a spin-off focusing on a solo adventure for the yellow Autobot as he meets a teenage girl in the 1980s, not unlike how he became acquainted with Sam Witwicky in the first live-action Transformers movie from 2007. If all goes well with Bumblebee, we might get to see Autobot leader Optimus Prime get his own spin-off...
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