Dominique Fishback and Anthony Ramos are leading Transformers: Rise of the Beasts, the latest installment of the Transformers franchise.
Steven Caple Jr. is directing the film for Paramount which will hits theaters June 9, 2023.
Returning to the action and spectacle that have captured moviegoers around the world, Transformers: Rise of the Beasts will take audiences on a ‘90s globetrotting adventure with the Autobots and introduce a whole new breed of Transformer – the Maximals – to the existing battle on earth between Autobots and Decepticons.
Tobe Nwigwe, Peter Cullen, Ron Perlman, Peter Dinklage, Michelle Yeoh, Liza Koshy, John DiMaggio, David Sobolov, Michaela Jaé Rodriguez, Pete Davidson, and Cristo Fernández also star in the feature.
Joby Harold and Darnell Metayer & Josh Peters and Erich Hoeber & Jon Hoeber penned this latest installment based on a story by Harold.
Anthony Ramos stars as Noah, an ex-military electronics expert who lives with his family in Brooklyn, trying to support them and Fishback stars as Elena, an artifact researcher at a museum whose boss keeps taking credit for her work.
Cullen lends his voice to Optimus Prime, the leader of the Autobot resistance who transforms into a 1987 Freightliner FLA semi truck with Perlman as Optimus Primal, the leader of the Maximals who transforms into a gorilla. Dinklage is voicing Scourge, the leader of the Terrorcons and a trophy hunter, who transforms into a black Peterbilt 359 logging semi truck
Davidson is Mirage, an Autobot spy who transforms into a silver-blue Porsche 964 and Liza Koshy is voicing Arcee, an Autobot commando who transforms into a red-white Ducati 916 motorcycle. Yeoh is voicing Airazor, a Maximal who transforms into a peregrine falcon and Fernández as Wheeljack, an Autobot scientist and mechanic who transforms into a brown and white 1970s Volkswagen Type 2 panel bus.
John DiMaggio voices Stratosphere and Sobolov is Rhinox, a Maximal who transforms into a rhinoceros as well as Battletrap, a Terrorcon who transforms into an orange 1980s GMC TopKick C7000 tow truck. Jaé Rodriguez voices Nightbird, a Terrorcon who transforms into a Nissan Skyline GT-R R33
Lorenzo di Bonaventura, Tom DeSanto & Don Murphy, Michael Bay,Mark Vahradian, and Duncan Henderson are producing. Executive producers are Steven Spielberg, Brian Goldner, David Ellison, Dana Goldberg, Don Granger, Brian Oliver, Bradley J. Fischer, and Valerii An.
Skydance is co-financing and executive producing. New Republic Pictures is also a co-financing partner.
Since the very first Transformers movie was released in 2007, the action-pack film has brought in some of the highest returns for Paramount. With over five films in tow, the franchise has grossed more than $4 billion worldwide. However after the 2017 release of Transformers: The Last Knight, the film’s longtime director Michael Bay parted ways with the series and the studio revamped the entire project. Starting with its writer’s room.