Hot on the heels of Bumblebee wowing audiences of all ages on the big screen, now comes word on a new TV adventure for the famed Robots in Disguise.
Netflix and Hasbro have announced that they’re partnering with production company Rooster Teeth to develop Transformers: War for Cybertron. With an all-new look for the Transformers, the current plan is for the series to land on Netflix in 2020.
Giving an insight on what to expect from War for Cybertron, Netflix's Josh Derderian explained, "In this Transformers origin story, we will explore the expansive universe of Cybertron in a way that audiences have never seen before — to the delight of both existing fans and those coming to the franchise for the first time.”
On this news, Hasbro’s Tom Warner enthused, “We’re thrilled to work with Rooster Teeth’s new premium division to bring an all-new Transformers fan-oriented series to Netflix. Transformers has a rich history of great storytelling and war for Cybertron is an exciting new chapter in the Transformers universe.”
Transformers: Titans Returns and Transformers: Power of the Primes’ FJ DeSanto will serve as showrunner on War for Cybertron.
As ever, expect more on Transformers: War for Cybertron as it continues to develop.