Paramount+ simply gave followers their first take a look at Transformers: EarthSpark‘s villain, Mandroid, in motion within the upcoming animated sequence.
The streaming service spotlighted half human/half android cyborg Mandroid in a latest promotional video shared on YouTube. The video establishes that Mandroid is the Terran Transformers’ nickname for Dr. Meridian, an excellent roboticist decided to rid Earth of all Cybertronians, who he views as an “invasive species.” Meridian’s cybernetic enhancements are additionally briefly touched on within the video, as is his distaste for the “Mandroid” moniker. Mandroid is voiced by Diedrich Bader, who beforehand visitor starred in an episode of Transformers: Rescue Bots.
Nickelodeon first introduced Transformers: EarthSpark in February 2022, nonetheless, the animated sequence later moved to Paramount+, as an alternative. Transformers: EarthSpark is about within the wake of a civil conflict between the Autobots and Decepticons, from the ashes of which emerges a brand new breed of Transformers known as Terrans. 13-year-old Robby Malto (Sydney Mikayla) and his 9-year-old sister Mo (Zion Broadnax) quickly change into mates with the Terrans, even adopting two of their quantity, Twitch (Kathreen Khavari) and Thrash (Zeno Robinson), as a part of their household. Aside from Mandroid’s schemes, Robby, Mo, Twitch and Thrash will reportedly need to take care of fan-favorite villain Megatron, delivered to life by Game of Thrones veteran Rory McCann.
Transformers: EarthSpark Brings Back Fan-Favorite Autobots
Transformers: EarthSpark can also be confirmed to characteristic a number of of the franchise’s most iconic heroes, together with Optimus Prime and Bumblebee. Resident Alien star Alan Tudyk will voice Optimus, marking his second foray into the world of Transformers, having beforehand appeared in a supporting position in 2011 live-action movie Transformers: Dark of the Moon. Meanwhile, Bumblebee’s vocals will come courtesy of Mythic Quest‘s Danny Pudi, taking on from the Autobot’s most up-to-date performer Joe Zieja, who performed the half in 2020’s Transformers: War for Cybertron Trilogy. Other acquainted faces locked in for Transformers: EarthSpark embody Wheeljack, Arcee, Skullcruncher, Swindle and Soundwave, though no actors are formally connected to those roles at this stage.
Transformers: EarthSpark types a part of Paramount’s ongoing efforts to spice up the franchise’s presence on each the large and small screens. In February 2022, the studio introduced forthcoming movie Transformers: Rise of the Beasts is definitely the primary installment in a trilogy of films primarily based on the favored Beast Wars toyline and tie-in media. Paramount additionally confirmed that an animated Transformers characteristic is presently within the works and is slated to reach in cinemas in 2024.
Transformers: EarthSpark arrives on Paramount+ on Nov. 11, 2022.
Source: Paramount+, through YouTube