‘Transformers’ Origin Story Coming to Netflix as Animated Series in 2020

Variety | 2/15/2019 | Todd Spangler
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Netflix and Hasbro have partnered with Rooster Teeth to bring “Transformers: War for Cybertron” — telling the origin story of the Transformers universe — to the global streaming service in an original series set to launch in 2020.

The producers promise that the series will feature a “new animation look and style” that shows the alien robots as they’ve never been seen before. Rooster Teeth, a unit of WarnerMedia’s Otter Media group, will produce the series for Netflix and Polygon Pictures will serve as the animation studio.

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“Transformers” veteran FJ DeSanto (“Transformers: Titans Return,” “Transformers: Power of the Primes”) will serve as showrunner with several contributing writers, including George Krstic (“Megas XLR”), Gavin Hignight (“Transformers: Cyberverse”) and Brandon Easton (“Agent Carter,” “Transformers: Rescue Bots”).

“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...
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