TRANSFORMERS : Rise of the Beasts NYC red carpet packed with fans — turned into — —The stars grew up watching movies and playing with toys, and now find themselves celebrating their part in bringing these iconic characters to life.
“It’s a dream come true,” Cristo Fernández told The Hollywood Reporter at Monday’s premiere . “I still can’t believe it. I asked someone to pinch me. I used to play with these toys and now I’m one of them.”
Actor voices Wheeljack, which is Transformers The first Latin Autobot in history. “I just hope this opens more doors for more Latino talent,” the Ted Lasso star added.
Liza Koshy, who voices Arcee the Autobots, echoed Fernández’s statement, explaining that she’s excited to be such an important part of pop culture history, joking that everyone has hope. Ya LaBeouf and Megan Fox’s various awakenings in the live-action movie.
“She supports female Autobots,” Koshy tells THR about Arcee. “She represents women, and in a sense, she’s so strong that she doesn’t fill anything with joy. She’s assertive. She’s the boss. You call her a bitch and put bad things in her mouth.” Up front. She stands in her power. I’m honored to play her.”
The actress pointed out that having a character like hers is important because it shows women Show that they don’t need to mess things up. They can be polite and confident. They can call the shots and claim what is their due.
Dominique Fishback, co-starring with *) Anthony Ramos shared that she finds her character Elena appealing because she’s smart, has an incredible arc, and is as proud to be from Brooklyn, NY as she is.
“It’s great to relax in character and really get into the accent,” she told THR, before adding that she loved Work with Ramos. “We wanted to do something really epic together, real Brooklyn, something we never thought would happen.”
Tongayi Chirisa, who voices Cheetor, said he Is watching Transformers and often draws Optimus Prime, declaring himself a “fan”.
“The beauty of this genre is that you’re like a kid in a candy store,” Chirisa told THR. “So, you can use your imagination and really create the scene for you. And, obviously, with the director’s direction, you find the magic.”
Transformers: Rising of the Beasts is considered to be2007’s Bumblebee direct sequel and first Transformers Live action movie series starring LaBeouf and Fox. It follows Optimus Prime and the Autobots as they take on their biggest challenge yet, when a new threat emerges capable of destroying entire planets. Together with the Maximals they must save the world.
Producers Tom DeSanto and Lorenzo di Bonaventura, from MOVIE, BACK Rise of the Beast and emphatically give the audience a good piece of content that also respects the title that preceded it.
“I think you realize, with all the Transformers , how much love there is for the characters,” di Bonaventura told THR. “So, we really wanted to do the right thing based on what the audience remembered about them.”
“The world is now Heroes are needed,” DeSanto said, adding that movies can help break down walls and build bridges for people around the world, from Beijing to Barcelona to Boston. “Art is the best weapon on Earth and I’m glad we share it with Earth.”
Steven Caple Jr. chose to direct this film because he is part of the franchise, but also because this is a huge opportunity for him to put his mark on the franchise and make it reflect his who is it.
“From the characters, the plot, the emotional parts to the laughs, everything is the tone I like, and to be able to do that on such a big platform, I had to Accept it,” Caple Jr. told THR. “[In Rise of the Beast ], you have a little bit of everything: heart, humor, being on the edge of your seat, and a little scared.”
But in his opinion, the most important thing about this movie is the Autobots’ slogan “‘Til All Are One”.
“I want you to walk out of the theater feeling that level of unity,” he explained. “I made this movie during 2018 so that’s how I want people to feel afterwards. If we all feel like family together , that will be special to me.”