Numerous people have recently boarded the upcoming Paramount’s upcoming Transformers: Rise of the Beasts plays Scourge, Liza Koshy plays Arcee, John DiMaggio plays Stratosphere, David Sobolov plays Rhinox/Battletrap, Michaela Jaé Rodriguez plays Nightbird, Cristo Fernández plays Wheeljack, and Tobe Nwigwe plays Reek in Rise of the Beasts.
In the Steven Caple Jr.-directed next installment of the franchise, they all join previously announced Anthony Ramos, Dominique Fishback, Michelle Yeoh (as Airazor), Pete Davidson (as Mirage), Peter Cullen (as Optimus Prime), and Ron Perlman (as Optimus Primal). On June 9, 2023, the film opens in cinemas.
Joby Harold wrote the screenplay with Darnell Metayer, Josh Peters, Erich Hoeber, and Jon Hoeber. Harold also wrote the story. The new film will take crowds on a ’90s globetrotting experience with the Autobots and present an entirely different type of Transformer – the Maximals – to the current fight on earth between Autobots and Decepticons.
The executive producer is Hasbro; Skydance is executive producing and co-financing; Additionally, New Republic Pictures is executive producing and co-financing.
Transformers: Rise of the Beasts is produced by Lorenzo di Bonaventura, Tom DeSanto & Don Murphy, Michael Bay, Mark Vahradian, and Duncan Henderson. Steven Spielberg, David Ellison, Brian Goldner, Dana Goldberg, Don Granger, Brian Oliver, Bradley J. Fischer, and Valerii An are all EPs.
Dinklage has won four Emmys for his work as a drama supporting actor in HBO’s Game of Thrones.He played Cyrano, Joe Wright’s musical, in MGM’s production last year. Avengers: Infinity War is another film role.The Boss, Pixels, Infinity War, and Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, among others.
Koshy recently wrapped production on Netflix’s Family Affair, which also stars Zac Efron, Kathy Bates, and Nicole Kidman. He will also appear in the upcoming Netflix movie Players and in Susanna Fogel’s Cat Person.Additionally, she was in the Boo!a line of Madea Halloween movies.
DiMaggio has appeared in AppleTV+’s Mythic Quest, AMC’s Better Call Saul, Anne Rice’s Interview with the Vampire, and a number of projects as a voiceover actor, including Futurama, Disenchantment, The Loud House, Ben 10, and Adventure Time.
In addition to voicing Blitzwing in Paramount’s Bumblebee, Sobolov also provided voices for Ben 10, What If?, and the animated series The Guardians of the Galaxy. among numerous others.
Rodriguez has appeared in Luke Cage, Pose, Loot, Nurse Jackie, and the film tick, tick…Boom! directed by Lin-Manuel Miranda.
In Creatures and the $1.9 billion-grossing Spider-Man: Homecoming, Fernandez portrays Dani Rojas on Ted Lasso. There is no way to return home.
Rapper Nwigwe was nominated for Best New Artist at the 65th Grammy Awards for his role as a co-star in the Netflix series Mo.