Animated TRANSFORMERS Origin Story Coming to Netflix

Animated TRANSFORMERS Origin Story Coming to Netflix

Netflix, Hasbro and Rooster Teeth have teamed up to bring "Transformers: War for Cybertron" to Netflix in 2020, according to Variety. The animated series will tell the origin story of the Transformers universe.

The series will feature a "new animation look and style" that shows the alien robots as they've never been seen before. Rooster Teeth will produce the series for Netflix and Polygon Pictures will serve as the animation studio.

FJ DeSanto will serve as showrunner on the series with several contributing writers, including George Krstic, Gavin Hignight and Brandon Easton.

John Derderian, Netflix's director of anime spoke about the series saying, "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."

"We're thrilled to work with Rooster Teeth's new premium studio 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," added Tom Warner, SVP for the Transformers franchise at Hasbro.

Read the original article on Variety.

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