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Transformers: War for Cybertron Coming to Netflix in 2020

February 15, 2019 | Posted by Jeremy Thomas
Transformers: War for Cybertron

Netflix is teaming with Hasbro and Rooster Teeth for Hasbro’s Transformers: War for Cybertron. The series will arrive on the service in 2020, as announced on Friday, and will feature a new animation look and style for the franchise. Rooster Teeth is producing the series with Polygon Pictures (Star Wars: Resistance) providing the animation and FJ DeSanto (Transformers: Titans Return, Transformers: Power of the Primes) serving as showrunner.

“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, Hasbro Senior Vice President for the franchise. “Transformers has a rich history of great storytelling and War for Cybertron is an exciting new chapter in the Transformers Universe.”

Netflix Director Anime John Derderian added: “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. The Transformers brand is a global phenomenon and we are thrilled to partner with Hasbro, Rooster Teeth and Polygon to bring this exciting new series to our members around the world on Netflix.”

George Krstic (Megas XLR), Gavin Hignight (Transformers: Cyberverse), and Brandon Easton (Agent Carter, Transformers: Rescue Bots) will all be contributing to the show as writers.