Transformers: War For Cybertron Animated Series Heading to Netflix

Hasbro recently announced during their Toy Fair 2019 Hasbro Investor Preview Event that a new animated series based on the Transformers brand is in the works. The series will be titled, “Transformers: War For Cybertron,” and will be produced by Rooster Teeth and animated by Polygon Pictures. The series will be streamed exclusively on Netflix.

TFW2005 provided official details on the upcoming series.

[The] series “will explore the expansive universe of Cybertron in a way that audiences have never seen before,” said John Derderian, Director of Anime for Netflix.

Transformers veteran FJ DeSanto — who has worked on the franchise’s animated web series Titans Return and Power of the Primes — will be the showrunner on War for Cybertron, which promises a new animation look and style. Contributing writers include George Krstic, Gavin Hignight and Brandon Easton; the latter two also have worked on animated series in the Transformers universe.

“We’re thrilled to work with Rooster Teeth’s new premium studio division to bring an all-new Transformers fan-oriented series to Netflix,” said Tom Warner, SVP for the Transformers franchise at Hasbro. “Transformers has a rich history of great storytellingm and War for Cybertron is an exciting new chapter in the Transformers Universe ”

Transformers: War For Cybertron will premiere on Netflix in 2020. 

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