Transformers One receives standing ovation following Annecy debut stuffed with cheers and laughter


Transformers One screened on the Annecy Animation Competition at the moment to cheers and laughter, adopted by a standing ovation.

An unfinished model of Transformers One was screened on the Annecy Animation Competition earlier at the moment, and the viewers gave it a rousing standing ovation. Though those that noticed the Transformers One screening have been sworn to silence, the first reactions which have emerged paint a really constructive image.

Director Josh Cooley launched the film, saying, “I’m very, very excited. So much talent and nostalgic love has gone into this movie.” He additionally thanked the group behind the movie because the “greatest animators and CG artists in the world,” whereas additionally giving a shout-out to Industrial Mild & Magic. Turning to the viewers, he added, “I need to thanks all for being ‘audience one.’

The Annecy viewers broke into applause and laughter at a number of moments all through the screening, with a rousing standing ovation displaying simply how a lot they liked the film. It’s nonetheless early, and the movie isn’t utterly completed, however such a response actually bodes effectively for the primary animated Transformers film in practically forty years.

Chris Hemsworth and Brian Tyree Henry star as Orion Pax/Optimus Prime and D-16/Megatron, respectively. The forged additionally consists of Scarlett Johansson as Elita, Keegan-Michael Key as Bumblebee, Jon Hamm as Sentinel Prime, and Laurence Fishburne as Alpha Trion. Josh Cooley directs from a script by Andrew Barrer, Steve Desmond, and Gabriel Ferrari. The animated film tells the “long-awaited origin story of how essentially the most iconic characters within the Transformers universe, Orion Pax and D-16, went from brothers-in-arms to turn out to be sworn enemies, Optimus Prime and Megatron.

Ought to the movie do effectively, we might see extra as franchise producer Lorenzo di Bonaventura has teased that Transformers One will arrange a “natural trilogy” that will proceed the story of Optimus Prime and Megatron.

We’re hoping that there is enough emotional construct to that, that would lead to a trilogy of it because, personally, I think there’s a natural trilogy,” he stated. “I’m not at all times seeking to do a number of films, however there’s a pure trilogy round their relationship. So, you’re going to see Cybertron in a means you’ve by no means seen it, that nobody’s ever seen it earlier than. As a result of we’re doing an animation, we’re allowed to essentially go all out. If you happen to tried to make this live-action, it could in all probability be a billion-dollar film or one thing.

Transformers One is about to hit theaters on September twentieth.

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