Newswire: There will be more Transformers movies forever
As Marvel wages a two-front war on movie theaters and TV screens, the Transformers franchise is relying on subtler guerrilla tactics to achieve a similar objective of conquering pop culture as we know it. With the stealth of a Decepticon, Paramount Pictures has quietly launched a new strategy to ensure that Transformers films will continue to dominate the box office for time immemorial.
Paramount is currently recruiting writer Akiva Goldsman—whose work ranges from winning an Oscar for A Beautiful Mind to, uh, Batman & Robin—director Michael Bay, executive producer Steven Spielberg, and producer Lorenzo di Bonaventura to organize a writer’s room that will churn out Transformers films until the pop culture war is won or the planet is destroyed, whichever comes first.
According to Deadline, this writer’s room will “incubate ideas for a potential multi-part Transformers sequel and come up with potential spinoff films.” Deadline speculates …