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‘Transformers’ Franchise Gets a Revamp With Two Separate Films in the Works
Franchise Revamp Transformers Two Separate Films
‘Transformers’ Franchise Gets a Revamp With Two Separate Films in the Works CREDIT: PARAMOUNT PICTURES Paramount Pictures is looking to revamp its “Transformers” franchise in a big way, as sources tell Variety two simultaneous scripts are now in active development: one by James Vanderbilt and one by Joby Harold. Paramount’s most recent take on the franchise was 2018’s “Bumblebee,” a coming-of-age tale that was produced on a smaller budget than other “Transformers” films. That different approach went over well with both critics and audiences, grossing $465 million worldwide and opening up a new opportunity to continue the franchise, with the studio now expanding the “Transformers”...