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

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

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.

Transformers” veteran Fj DeSanto will serve as showrunner with several contributing writers, including George Krstic (“Megas Xlr”), Gavin Hignight (“Transformers: Cyberverse”) and Brandon Easton.

“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,” said John Derderian,

See full article on Variety