Paramount Pictures continues their promotion of Transformers: The Awakening , and this time they shared a featurette dedicated to director Steven Caple Jr. , the same as Creed II .
The filmmaker talks about his love for the Transformers , the desire to recreate the nineties in an authentic way, and the introduction of new locations for the saga, including Machu Picchu in Peru. As we know, the Autobots of Optimus Prime ( Peter Cullen ) will have to join forces with the Maximals of Optimus Primal ( Ron Perlman ) to fight the Predacons , the Terrorcons and the colossal Unicron ( Colman Domingo ). Here is the official synopsis:
Transformers returns to the action and spectacular battles that captivated viewers around the world.
Transformers: The Awakening will take us to the 90s, in an epic adventure around the world. In the eternal battle on earth between the Autobots and the Decepticons will enter a third generation of Transformers, the Maximals.
The Italian release is expected for June 17 , with distribution handled by Eagle Pictures . You can watch the featurette below.
Anthony Ramos plays the male lead Noah Diaz , while Dominique Fishback plays Elena Wallace , the female lead. Ron Perlman voices Optimus Primal , while Peter Cullen returns as Optimus Prime .
Peter Dinklage voices Scourge , one of the Decepticons , while Liza Koshy plays Arcee , an Autobot . Also starring John DiMaggio ( Stratosphere ), David Sobolov ( Rhinox ), Michaela Jae Rodriguez ( Nightbird ), Cristo Fernandez ( Wheeljack ), Tobe Nwigwe ( Reek ), Michelle Yeoh ( Airazor ), and Pete Davidson ( Mirage ).
Screenplay and direction
The script is written by Joby Harold, Darnell Metayer, Josh Peters, Erich Hoeber and Jon Hoeber , while the story is by Harold himself . Directed instead we find Steven Caple Jr. , known for The Land and Creed II .