Netflix, Hasbro, and Rooster Teeth will bring a new animated origin story to the Transformers universe set to launch in 2020.
The series will showcase a “new animation look and style” making the robots look as they’ve never been seen before. Per Variety:
“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,” said John Derderian, Netflix’s director of anime.
Added Tom Warner, SVP for the Transformers franchise at Hasbro, “We’re thrilled to work with Rooster Teeth’s new premium studio division to bring an all-new Transformers fan-oriented series to Netflix. Transformers has a rich history of great storytelling and War for Cybertron is an exciting new chapter in the Transformers Universe.”