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Evil-doer

Alias

The Decepticon Peace Keaper

Occupation

Decepticon agent

Powers / Skills

Advanced built-in weapons

Brute strength
Hand-to-hand combat proficiency
High intelligence
Transformation capability (triple-change)
Flight (when in jet mode)
Interconnection with Earth's network systems
Augmented durability

Hobby

Hunting and killing Autobots.

Goals

Locate Optimus Prime.

Bring the Decepticons to Earth to destroy the Autobots.
Kill Bumblebee and Charlie to have them out of the way of her plans (all failed).

Crimes

Attempted murder

Terrorism
Attempted genocide
Assault
Vandalism

Type of Villain

Sadistic Enforcer

People of Earth, we are Decepticon peacekeepers patrolling the galaxy.
~ Shatter introducing herself and Dropkick to Sector 7.
After I kill you... I KILL HER!!
~ Shatter's breakdown, threatening to kill Bumblebee's human companion.

Shatter is the main antagonist of the 2018 sci-fi film Bumblebee. She is a Decepticon spy tasked with hunting down and executing the Autobots and alongside her partner Dropkick to find them. She is also Bumblebee's first arch-nemesis (before Barricade).

She was voiced by Angela Bassett, who also played Dr. Amanda Waller in Green Lantern, and Marie Laveau in American Horror Story.

Personality

While being more sophisticated than her partner, Shatter is destructive, ruthless and sadistic as her fellow Decepticons as she only cares about having the Autobots killed. She is also shown to be a very manipulative trickster, as she tricked Sector 7 into believing that Bumblebee is a war criminal, despite the fact that both Shatter and Dropkick are the real war criminals.

History

Shatter partook in the final battle against the Autobots that forced them to abandon Cybertron and flee the planet for deep space. Shatter was among the Decepticons that surrounded Optimus Prime, who'd remained behind to buy time for the others, but somehow the Autobot leader escaped Cybertron also. Shatter, alongside her partner Dropkick, were among many Decepticons assigned by Shockwave to find the now fugitive Autobots in deep space and locate Optimus to end the Autobot rebellion for good. Shatter and Dropkick first tracked Cliffjumper to the rings of Saturn for Optimus' location, but Cliffjumper refuses to talk. It wasn't until they received a signal detailing the location Bumblebee, who is currently located in California as his homing beacon was accidentally activated by a teenager named Charlie Watson. Taking the opportunity, Shatter and Dropkick killed Cliffjumper before heading over to Earth, scanned automobiles to blend in public and contacted Agent Jack Burns (head of Sector 7). Posing as peacekeepers, Shatter and Dropkick made a deal with Burns by claiming that Bumblebee is a war criminal and that he must be brought over to them as soon as possible. To that end, Burns had Dr. Powell to let the duo gain access to Earth's satellites in order to pinpoint Bumblebee's current location. They'd also secretly scanned two military airborne vehicles to assist should Bumblebee's finding results in conflict.

Shatter and Dropkick eventually manage to find Bumblebee after he accidentally caused a power surge in Charlie's neighborhood. With the opportunity at hand, they help Burns and his troop in capturing Bumblebee, much to Charlie's objections. While Charlie is sent home by Burns, Shatter and Dropkick interrogate Bumblebee through torture, but it wasn't until they learned that he received a message from Optimus Prime about making Earth their new refuge and protecting it from Decepticon forces. Upon seeing this, Shatter and and Dropkick decided to summon their Decepticon allies to Earth, as they plan to destroy it even killing Powell when he hears of this and finally realized how foolish he was to listen to them, warns Burns about it but didn't get the full message that Bumblebee wasn't the enemy.

Leaving Bumblebee for dead, Shatter and Dropkick head over to a transmission tower next to a docking pier, where they utilized it in an attempt to radio incoming Decepticons to their location. Fortunately, Bumblebee is revived by Charlie and heads over to the tower to stop them. While Bumblebee battles Dropkick, Shatter spots Burns in a helicopter attempting to take her down. She takes down the helicopter, killing Burns' pilot in the process. Fortunately, Bumblebee saves Burns from certain doom and kills Dropkick while Charlie manages to disable the tower. Witnessing this, Shatter and Bumblebee fight as desperately beats him down in afit of rage as Shatter angrily swears to kill both Bumblebee and Charlie for their interferences. However, Bumblebee fires at the docks causing it to flood and bringing in a giant cargo ship, something which Shatter realized too late in horror. As a result, the ship rams into Shatter before it crashes into the dock, instantly killing her.

Gallery

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Initial concept design.

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Poster of Shatter.

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Shatter's breakdown, as she ragefully just about had enough of Bumblebee getting in the way of her plans and threatens to kill him then Charlie next.

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Bumblebee Shatter about to die

Trivia

  • Shatter is the first major female Decepticon to become a major villain in the Transformers film series; though Quintessa from Transformers: The Last Knight was originally considered the first in the Transformers film series, Bumblebee was reworked into a reboot as opposed to a prequel.

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Movies
Transformers: Decepticons (Megatron, Starscream, Barricade, Frenzy, Blackout, Scorponok, Bonecrusher, Brawl & Dispensor)
Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen: Decepticons (The Fallen, Megatron, Starscream, Soundwave, Scorponok, Sideways, Grindor, Ravage, Alice & Scalpel) | Constructicons/Devastator (Demolishor, Rampage, Long Haul, Mixmaster, Scrapper & Scavenger) | Theodore Galloway
Transformers: Dark of the Moon: Decepticons (Sentinel Prime, Megatron, Starscream, Soundwave, Laserbeak, Dylan Gould, Shockwave, Driller, Watch-Out, Igor, Crankcase, Crowbar & Devcon)
Transformers: Age of Extinction: Cemetery Wind (Harold Attinger, Lockdown, James Savoy, Steeljaws & Shadow Raiders) | Kinetic Solutions Incorporated (Joshua Joyce, Galvatron, Stinger, & KSI Drones) | The Creators
Transformers: The Last Knight: The Creators (Quintessa & Infernocons) | Decepticons (Megatron, Barricade, Nitro Zeus, Mohawk, Berserker, Onslaught & Dreadbot) | Transformers Reaction Force (Commander Santos) | Unicron
Bumblebee: Decepticons (Shatter, Dropkick, Blitzwing, Soundwave, Ravage, Shockwave, Starscream, Thundercracker, Skywarp & Thrust) | Jack Burns | Dr. Powell

Sours: https://villains.fandom.com/wiki/Shatter

Meet Two Of 'Bumblebee's Decepticons, Shatter And Dropkick

Bumblebee is being sold as a sweet coming of age story of a teen girl mechanic and a cute yellow car/alien, but make no mistake: the first Transformers spin-off has its fair share of action and conflict. Wherever there's an Autobot, you know a Decepticon isn't far behind, and now we have a new image of two of the film's three robotic baddies sprinting across an open field in all their glory.

Check out the two Bumblebee Decepticons in the photo below.

As part of Entertainment Weekly's summer movie coverage, the magazine has released a new still from Bumblebee that shows off two Decepticon villains in what I can only assume is a foot race to determine which of them has to buy the next round at the bar later that evening.

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Director Travis Knight (Kubo and the Two Strings) called these "the two main villains" of the film. There's a third Decepticon in the mix, but we'll get to that one in a minute.

First up, that red racer is Shatter, and it will be voiced by Mission: Impossible – Fallout actress Angela Bassett. For those of you who care about the intricate details of the Transformers universe, that character's car model is a Plymouth Satellite. The blue one bringing up the rear is the amazingly-named Dropkick, who will be voiced by The Leftovers star Justin Theroux. His vehicle model is an AMC Javelin.

EW says that while most of the Decepticons from the 1980s animated series had the ability to fly, the Bumblebee movie is keeping things grounded...for the most part. These two villains will stay Earthbound, but that third Decepticon I mentioned earlier will be airborne. We're not sure yet about who will be voicing that third mystery character, although we've seen it pop up at the end of the trailer:

Decepticon jet

This mean-looking thing morphed from the form of a fighter jet, so maybe it's Slipstream, a character who, at least in parts of the Transformers complex lore, was a female clone of Starscream, a villain who has shown up in previous live-action Transformers movies. But don't worry – there will only be three Decepticon bad guys in this movie. Knight knows that things can get unwieldy otherwise: "This is a more personal, intimate, and character-driven story, so it felt right to keep the villain plot relatively simple and contained," he said. "If you keep things lean, you can add a lot of other stuff on top of it that makes it more enjoyable."

EW says these villains are "Decepticon trackers" who are on the hunt for Bumblebee in 1987. The big yellow hero is trying to recover when he meets up with Charlie, a teen mechanic played by Hailee Steinfeld.

Bumblebee hits theaters on December 21, 2018, and we expect to find out more about the movie at Comic-Con next week.

Sours: https://www.slashfilm.com/559568/bumblebee-decepticons/
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Bumblebee (film)

2018 film by Travis Knight

Bumblebee (stylized as BumbleBee, also known as Transformers: Bumblebee)[6][7][8] is a 2018 American science fictionaction film centered on the Transformerscharacter of the same name. It is the sixth installment of the live-action Transformers film series. Developed as a spin-off and prequel, it was later declared a reboot of the franchise.[9][10] Directed by Travis Knight and written by Christina Hodson, the film stars Hailee Steinfeld, John Cena, Jorge Lendeborg Jr., John Ortiz, Jason Drucker, and Pamela Adlon and stars Dylan O'Brien (as the title character), Angela Bassett, Justin Theroux, and Peter Cullen in voice roles. It was Knight's first live-action film,[11] as well as the first live-action Transformers film not to be directed by Michael Bay, who instead acts as a producer. Principal photography on the film began on July 31, 2017, in Los Angeles and San Francisco, California.

Bumblebee premiered in Berlin on December 3, 2018, and was theatrically released in the United States on December 21, 2018, and grossed $468 million worldwide, becoming the lowest-grossing film in the franchise but still a box office success. The film received the highest praise of all the Transformers films from critics calling it the best film in the series, praising the action sequences, and Steinfeld's performance, as well as the 1980s setting and sense of nostalgia.[12]

A sequel, Transformers: Rise of the Beasts, is scheduled to be released on June 24, 2022.

Plot[edit]

On the planet Cybertron, the Autobot resistance, led by Optimus Prime, is on the verge of losing the civil war against the Decepticons, and prepares to evacuate the planet. A Decepticon force, led by Starscream, Soundwave, and Shockwave, intercepts them during the evacuation, and Optimus sends Autobot scout to Earth in an escape pod, in order to set up a base of operations where the Autobots can regroup. B-127 reaches Earth and crash-lands in California, disrupting a training exercise by Sector 7, a secret government agency monitoring extraterrestrial activity on Earth. Colonel Jack Burns presumes B-127 to be hostile and orders his men to attack. B-127 scans a Willys MB jeep and flees to a mine, where he is ambushed by Decepticon Blitzwing. When B-127 refuses to reveal Optimus's whereabouts, Blitzwing tears out his voice box and damages his memory core; yet B-127 destroys Blitzwing with one of his own missiles. B-127 scans a nearby 1967 yellow Volkswagen Beetle before collapsing from his injuries.

In 1987, teenager Charlene "Charlie" Watson is traumatized by the death of her father, and resentful of her mother Sally's new boyfriend Ronald. Charlie finds a yellow Volkswagen Beetle in a scrapyard belonging to Hank, who gives it to her as an 18th-birthday present. When trying to start it, Charlie unknowingly activates a homing signal that is detected by Decepticons Shatter and Dropkick as they interrogate and slice down Cliffjumper on one of Saturn's moons. The Decepticons head to Earth, and acquire Earth vehicle forms. They meet Sector 7, pretending to be peacekeepers, and persuade them to help capture B-127, despite Burns' objections.

While Charlie attempts to fix the Beetle, it transforms into B-127, whom she befriends and designates "Bumblebee". She then unknowingly unlocks a message from Optimus urging Bumblebee to defend Earth, which restores some of his memories. They are discovered by Charlie's neighbor Memo, who agrees to protect their secret, while Bumblebee learns to use the radio to communicate. Left alone, Bumblebee unintentionally destroys Charlie's home and causes an energy spike that attracts Sector 7's attention. When Sally blames Charlie for the havoc, Charlie finally expresses her pain over her father's death and leaves with Bumblebee and Memo, only to be intercepted by Sector 7 and the Decepticons. Bumblebee is captured while Charlie and Memo are returned home.

Charlie convinces her brother Otis to cover for her and Memo as they follow Burns to the Sector 7 outpost where Bumblebee is being held. Shatter and Dropkick activate the message from Optimus, learning that the Autobots are coming to Earth. They torture and leave Bumblebee for dead after revealing their plan to bring the rest of the Decepticons to Earth. After alerting Burns to the truth about the Decepticons, Dr. Powell is killed by Dropkick.

Charlie electroshocks Bumblebee back to life, restoring his memories, causing him to fend off Burns' obstruction. After evading the military with the help of Memo and her family, Charlie and Bumblebee pursue the Decepticons who are seeking to contact Cybertron using a radio tower at a nearby harbor. Shatter shoots down Burns' helicopter when he also tries to intervene, but he is saved by Bumblebee. Bumblebee binds Dropkick with a chain, ripping him apart. Charlie deactivates the Decepticon beacon, only to be pursued by Shatter. Bumblebee destroys a dam wall, triggering a flood that causes a cargo ship to crush and destroy Shatter. Bumblebee and Charlie escape the army and arrive on a cliff overlooking the Golden Gate Bridge, where Charlie, realizing that Bumblebee has a greater purpose, says goodbye. Bumblebee takes on a new 1977 Chevrolet Camaro form and drives off, and Charlie reunites with her family and Memo.

Bumblebee reunites with Optimus, who praises Bumblebee for keeping Earth safe as they watch more Autobots arrive through Earth's atmosphere. Meanwhile, Charlie finishes repairing the Corvette she and her father were working on, and takes the classic vehicle for a drive.

Cast[edit]

Main article: List of Transformers film series cast and characters

Humans[edit]

  • Hailee Steinfeld as Charlie Watson, an 18-year-old girl who finds and befriends Bumblebee
  • John Cena as Jack Burns, a former U.S ArmyColonel and agent of Sector 7
  • Jorge Lendeborg Jr. as Guillermo "Memo" Gutierrez, Charlie's next-door neighbor who befriends Charlie and Bumblebee
  • John Ortiz as Dr. Powell, an agent of Sector 7
  • Jason Drucker as Otis Watson, Charlie's younger brother
  • Pamela Adlon as Sally Watson, Charlie and Otis's mother
  • Stephen Schneider as Ron, Sally's boyfriend and Charlie and Otis's soon-to-be stepfather
  • Len Cariou as Uncle Hank, the owner of a junkyard where Charlie sources car parts
  • Glynn Turman as General Whalen, Burns's superior at Sector 7
  • Gracie Dzienny as Tina Lark, Charlie's mean-spirited classmate
  • Ricardo Hoyos as Tripp Summers, Charlie's classmate and Tina's boyfriend
  • Lenny Jacobson as Roy, a trailer park resident
  • Megyn Price as Amber, Roy's girlfriend
  • Nick Pilla plays Sector 7 agent Seymour Simmons, an older version of whom was portrayed by John Turturro in previous Transformers films.[13]
  • Fred Dryer plays Sheriff Lock, a sheriff who enters into a high-speed chase with Charlie, Memo, and Bumblebee
  • Edwin Hodge plays Danny Bell, an agent of Sector 7
  • Tim Martin Gleason appears as Charlie and Otis' father and Sally's husband, who died of a heart attack prior to the film's events

Voices[edit]

Autobots[edit]

  • Dylan O'Brien as Bumblebee/B-127, a young Autobot scout who transforms first into an advanced yellow Cybertronian car, then a yellow 1942 Willys MB jeep, before switching for a rusty yellow 1967 Volkswagen Beetle, and eventually a yellow 1977 Chevrolet Camaro from the first film.[14]
  • Peter Cullen as Optimus Prime, the leader of the Autobot resistance, who transforms into a 1987 Freightliner FLA semi truck[15]
  • Grey Griffin as Arcee, a female Autobot communications officer[16]
  • Steve Blum as Wheeljack, an Autobot scientist
  • Andrew Morgado as Cliffjumper,[17] a red Autobot and one of Bumblebee's fellow scouts who is executed by Dropkick on one of Saturn's moons
  • Kirk Baily as Brawn, an Autobot commando.[17]
  • Dennis Singletary as Ratchet, an Autobot medic[17]
  • Ironhide, an Autobot weapons specialist (no voice role)

Decepticons[edit]

  • Angela Bassett as Shatter, a female Decepticon triple-changer who transforms into a red 1971 Plymouth GTX and a Harrier Jump Jet[18]
  • Justin Theroux as Dropkick, a Decepticon triple-changer who transforms into a blue 1974 AMC Javelin and a Bell AH-1 SuperCobra[18]
  • David Sobolov as Blitzwing, a Decepticon seeker who transforms into a red and white McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II and is responsible for damaging Bumblebee's voice box[15][19]
  • Jon Bailey as:
    • Shockwave, a Decepticon scientist who orders the destruction of the Autobot Tower[20]
    • Soundwave, the Decepticons' communications officer, who leads the Decepticons in Megatron's absence. Soundwave has a minion named Ravage that he houses in his chest[20][21]
  • Ravage, a Decepticon Minicon which transforms into a robotic panther like beast (no lines)
  • Starscream, a Decepticon commander who transforms into a red Cybertronian tetra jet (no lines)
  • Skywarp, a Decepticon seeker who transforms into a purple Cybertronian tetra jet (no lines)
  • Thundercracker, a Decepticon seeker who transforms into a blue Cybertronian tetra jet (no lines)
  • Thrust, a cone headed Decepticon seeker who transforms into a green Cybertronian tetra jet (no lines)

Production[edit]

Development[edit]

On February 12, 2016, it was announced that the sixth film in the Transformers series, Transformers 6, was slated for release on June 8, 2018, and it was later revealed that the film would be an untitled spin-off, featuring Bumblebee.[22] On November 11, 2016, Deadline reported that Paramount Pictures was moving forward with the project, with Christina Hodson announced as having written the script for the spin-off; Hodson was one of the female writers Paramount and Michael Bay had hired for the series' "writers room."[23]Kelly Fremon Craig performed a rewrite of the script, but was ultimately not credited in the final product.[24][25] Hodson said the film hadn't changed much since her initial 2015 pitch, and 2016 first draft, with the key elements and broad emotion strokes all staying true, although she notes the film had gotten bigger and more fun, including the addition of visiting Cybertron.[26] Hodson elaborated "Pretty early on, I knew I wanted to tell the story of two broken people who are healing each other. So the broken girl and the broken car kind of felt like a romantic notion."[27]

On March 2, 2017, Deadline reported that Travis Knight was set to direct the film.[28] In May 2017, it was revealed that the film's story would be set in the 1980s, and that it would feature fewer robots.[29] In the same month, it was announced that the film's title was then Transformers Universe: Bumblebee.[30] Knight compared working in live action to his previous work in stop motion, and said he treated scenes featuring the robots as if they were animated scenes, making extensive use of storyboards, breaking down the script and planning out all the details. The scene where Bumblebee explores Charlie's home, he described as "trying to get familiar with this unfamiliar world, it was a lot kind of like Sorcerer's Apprentice".[26] Knight chose to set the film in the 1980s since it was the decade that the original Transformers TV series, of which he was a fan, was released.[31] In spite of Knight's direction differing from the previous films' style, Bay never tried to force Knight to change the film's more story-focused direction, instead supporting Knight during production.[31] Knight also used many elements from the original TV series and the G1 version of the franchise in the film, including the characters' original designs.[31] Knight originally included Megatron when storyboarding the opening battle scenes on Cybertron but used other characters instead to keep continuity with Michael Bay's Transformers.[31]

Casting[edit]

In May 2017, it was reported that Hailee Steinfeld was in talks to be the lead in the film, and she confirmed her involvement later in June.[32][33] On July 11, 2017, Jorge Lendeborg Jr. joined the cast as the male lead.[34] On July 12, 2017, The Tracking Board reported that Rachel Crow had been cast as well, though she did not appear in the finished film.[35] The following day, more core cast was announced, including Jason Drucker, Abby Quinn, Ricardo Hoyos and Gracie Dzienny, though Quinn ultimately did not appear in the film.[36] On July 22, 2017, it was reported that Pamela Adlon had been cast to play Steinfeld's character's mother.[37] On July 31, 2017, John Cena was added as a lead, with Kenneth Choi and Stephen Schneider set for supporting roles, though Choi did not appear in the final cut.[38] On October 2, 2017, in an interview promoting the home media release of Transformers: The Last Knight, Peter Cullen revealed he would reprise his role of Optimus Prime in the film.[39] On December 11, 2017, it was rumored that actor Martin Short had joined the film's voice roster,[40] though his scene was cut after test screenings.[41] On May 31, 2018, Jess Harnell revealed he would reprise his role as the voice of Barricade from the 2007 film and The Last Knight, but the character did not appear in the final product.[42]

On July 13, 2018, it was announced that Angela Bassett and Justin Theroux would be voicing a pair of new Decepticons, respectively called Shatter and Dropkick, the main antagonists of the film.[43] On August 26, 2018, voice actor David Sobolov, who had previously voiced Depth Charge in Beast Wars: Transformers, Brawl in the 2007 video game, and Shockwave in Transformers: Prime, confirmed he would voice Blitzwing.[44] On December 3, 2018, Lorenzo di Bonaventura revealed to IGN that Dylan O'Brien would voice Bumblebee.[14] On December 9, 2018, about a week before the film's release, voice actress Grey Griffin stated at a special fan screening that she is reprising her role as Arcee from Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen.[16] On the same day, voice actor and long-time Transformers fan Jon Bailey also detailed that he voiced both Shockwave and Soundwave in the film, both of which were previously voiced by Frank Welker in Transformers: Dark of the Moon.[21]

Filming[edit]

Principal photography on the film began on July 31, 2017, in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Santa Cruz, Vallejo, and Mare Island, California, and was scheduled to finish on November 16, 2017, under the working title Brighton Falls. Filming concluded six days ahead of schedule, on November 10, 2017.[45][46][47]Scroggins Aviation Mockup & Effects was hired to supply the two Bell UH-1H Huey helicopters in the film. One Huey was used for motion base (gimbal) stage work at Long Beach, California studios and the other filming location was at Mare Island peninsula in Vallejo, California where Bumblebee catches the shot up Huey piloted by actor John Cena before crashing.[48]

Later in November 2017, the film was revealed to have changed its title to Bumblebee: The Movie (later being called simply Bumblebee), as well as having wrapped up filming.[49]

Visual effects[edit]

Visual effects for the film were provided by Industrial Light & Magic, Cantina Creative, and The Third Floor, with Jason Smith and Tony Lupoi serving as the main visual effects supervisors.[50]

The special effects team built a life size model of Bumblebee for reference, and to help Hailee Steinfeld act against on set. They built a full size copy of Bumblebee's head, chest and upper arms, with paint detail and light-up eyes.[51][52]

Music[edit]

Soundtrack[edit]

Hailee Steinfeld's single "Back to Life", from the soundtrack, was released on November 2, 2018.[53] The soundtrack featured several songs from the 1980s, including "The Touch", which had featured heavily in the 1986 original cinematic Transformers movie, and was released on December 21, 2018.[54]

Score[edit]

Dario Marianelli, who previously scored Knight's Kubo and the Two Strings, provided the music score for the film,[55] making this the first time Steve Jablonsky has not scored one of the films in the franchise. The score was released on December 21, 2018.[56]

All music is composed by Dario Marianelli[55].

1."Cybertron Falls"1:53
2."Bee on the Run"2:18
3."Shutdown"3:45
4."Charlie"3:07
5."Meeting Bumblebee"4:07
6."Dropkick & Shatter Arrive"1:38
7."Chasing Mum"1:56
8."Optimus Prime's Message"2:05
9."Desert Council"2:08
10."Dad's Old Videotapes"1:09
11."Army Meeting"2:37
12."A Diving Volunteer"1:32
13."Pranking Tina"2:13
14."Bee in the Kitchen"2:33
15."Kitchen Chaos"1:45
16."Double Ambush"2:21
17."Charlie Sneaks Out"0:59
18."Death and Resurrection"2:27
19."Bee's Had Enough"5:15
20."Ron's Driving"1:42
21."Marina Tower"2:55
22."Charlie Dives In"2:38
23."Saying Goodbye"2:26
24."Not Quite There"1:48
Total length:59:16

Release[edit]

Bumblebee was released in the United States on December 21, 2018, by Paramount Pictures. The film is available in 2D, RealD 3D,[57][58] and IMAX 3D.[59] The date had initially been set for June 8, 2018.[38] The first trailer was released on June 5, 2018,[60][19] and two new trailers, including an international trailer, on September 24, 2018.[61] The international trailer showed that Bumblebee was disguised as an old [1941-45 military style Willys MB] before he became a Volkswagen Beetle.[62]

On November 21, 2018, Paramount announced it would hold one-day previews for the film on Saturday, December 8, 2018, similar to the promotions Amazon Prime and Sony Pictures ran with the films, Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle and Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation, and to fellow December 2018 release, Aquaman.[63]

Home media[edit]

Bumblebee was released on Digital HD on March 19, 2019, and was released on 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray, Blu-ray and DVD on April 2, 2019.[64]Bumblebee was also released on VHS on April 1, 2019, as a limited edition promotional item, but not for retail sale.[65][66]

Reception[edit]

Box office[edit]

Bumblebee grossed $127.2 million in the United States and Canada, and $340.8 million in other territories, for a total worldwide gross of $468 million, against an estimated production budget of $135 million.[4]

In the United States and Canada, Bumblebee was released alongside Aquaman, Welcome to Marwen, and Second Act, and was projected to gross $20–25 million in its opening weekend, and $35–40 million over its first five days.[67] Prior to its release, the film made about $500,000 at 325 theaters from its December 8 screenings, an "impressive" average of $1,500 per venue.[68] The film made $8.5 million on its first day, including $2.15 million from Thursday night previews (a total of $2.85 million including the early screenings). It went on to debut to $21 million, finishing third, behind Aquaman and Mary Poppins Returns. It then grossed $3.8 million on Monday and $8.9 million on Christmas Day, for a five-day total of $34.2 million.[69] In its second weekend, the film made $20.5 million, dropping 5% and remaining in third, and then earned $12.8 million in its third weekend, finishing fifth.[70][71]

Critical response[edit]

On Rotten Tomatoes, the film has an approval rating of 90% based on 251 reviews, with an average rating of 6.90/10. The website's critical consensus read, "Bumblebee proves it's possible to bring fun and a sense of wonder back to a bloated blockbuster franchise -- and sets up its own slate of sequels in the bargain."[72] On Metacritic, the film has a weighted average score of 66 out of 100, based on 39 critics, indicating "generally favorable reviews".[73] It is the highest-rated Transformers film on both websites.[74] Audiences polled by CinemaScore gave the film an average grade of "A–" on an A+ to F scale, while those at PostTrak gave it an 85% overall positive score and a 68% "definite recommend".[69]

Liz Shannon Miller of IndieWire gave the film a "B+" and wrote, "...there are many scenes where giant robots fight each other, and in those scenes, you can actually see what's happening. The Autobots and Decepticons toss each other around with slick judo-like moves and blast each other with abandon, and the cinematography and editing hold still long enough to let you enjoy each moment."[75] Peter Debruge of Variety called the film a "quieter, more character-driven Transformers origin story" and wrote that "Bumblebee is basically the movie that fans of the 1980s animated series wanted all along."[76] James Berardinelli of ReelViews writes "Surprisingly, Bumblebee is one of the best escapist films of the season" and "The movie works in large part because of the depth of Steinfeld's performance. We haven't seen such a well-realized character in any of the other Transformers movies."[77] Glenn Kenny of The New York Times said that the film is "springy yet coherent, not, like previous films in the series, a digital-image blender set on high", and praised Steinfeld's in particular for her performance.[78] Leah Greenblatt of Entertainment Weekly said that John Cena "does get a disproportionate share of the script's best lines" and although the film is full of "sweet '80s nostalgia" Greenblatt praises Knight for using it "in ways that feel both familiar and somehow fresh."[79]

Jesse Hassenger of The A.V. Club praised Hailee Steinfeld, saying, "her screen presence is the best thing about Bumblebee". He compared the film to The Iron Giant, but while finding many improvements over other Transformers films, Hassenger called the film "disappointing in the end, because it's still a careless stretch of blockbusting", giving it a "C+".[80] Simon Abrams of RogerEbert.com was critical of the lack of originality and noted the various tropes borrowed from the films of executive producer Steven Spielberg. Abrams did not think the film even succeeded on its own merits, and said: "There's not only nothing new here, there's nothing convincing either".[81]

In March 2020 at GalaxyCon Richmond, Peter Cullen said that during production of the film, he was brought in to dub over a temp track by voice actor Jon Bailey for Optimus Prime due to the character being fully animated in a single day, as had to match Bailey's delivery. As a result, he was disappointed at how his performance came across and the way he was treated.[82]

Accolades[edit]

Bumblebee was nominated for The Razzie Redeemer Award at the 39th Golden Raspberry Awards,[83] in the "Biggest Surprise of the Year" category at the 18th Annual Golden Schmoes Awards,[84] and the category of "Best Song/Score - Trailer" at the 9th Hollywood Music in Media Awards.[85] It was one of the 20 films among the 100 highest-grossing titles of 2018 to receive The ReFrame Stamp.[86]Bumblebee was nominated in three categories for the 2019 Teen Choice Awards for "Choice Action Movie", "Choice Action Movie Actor - John Cena", and "Choice Action Movie Actress - Hailee Steinfeld".[87] The film was also nominated for Best Science Fiction Film and Hailee Steinfeld for Best Supporting Actress at the Saturn Awards.[88]

Sequel[edit]

Main article: Transformers: Rise of the Beasts

In December 2018, when asked about the future of the Transformers franchise, producer Lorenzo di Bonaventura stated that "another big Transformers movie" would be produced and that it would be "different than the ones that we've done before." He described the process as more of an "evolution", saying "There's more freedom than I think we originally thought in terms of what we can do". After the success of Bumblebee, he acknowledged that the series will make some changes in tone and style, inspired by the film.[91]

Director Travis Knight said his goal was to return to his animation studio Laika,[92] though he acknowledged that he has a few ideas for a Bumblebee sequel.[93] In January 2019, John Cena expressed interest in reprising his role in a sequel.[94] Writer Christina Hodson said that "[she] knows where [she wants] to go with the next one."[27] In late January, a sequel was announced, due to the film's international box office performance.[95] In March 2019, di Bonaventura confirmed they were developing a script for a Bumblebee sequel.[96]

By January 2020, it was officially announced that a sequel to Bumblebee was in development with a script written by Joby Harold.[97] Later in November of the same year, Steven Caple Jr. was hired to serve as director on the project. Another script, based on the Beast Wars franchise and written by James Vanderbilt, was commissioned as well, with Hasbro to choose between which movie they'd make.[98] It was later declared to combined both Harold's and Vanderbilt's treatments together into one, with rewrites by Darnell Metayer and Josh Peters. In April 2021, Anthony Ramos was cast in one of the lead roles for the film. The project will be a joint-venture production between eOne and Paramount Pictures.[99]

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All The Decepticons To Expect In The Bumblebee Movie

Bumblebee's not the only Cybertronian in his solo movie. Here are the confirmed and rumored Decepticons threatening him in the 1980s-set spinoff.

Bumblebee is bringing some new players to the robots in disguise franchise in the guise of Decepticons. The prequel film, set 20 years before Michael Bay's 2007 Transformers, will see the massive, ever-expanding Transformers franchise scaled down to tell a more intimate story focusing on the beloved Autobot scout and his human friend Charlie Watson (Hailee Steinfeld).

The Transformers movie franchise is at something of a crossroads. With longtime director Michael Bay stepping aside, it was assumed by many that the series would rest for a few years before a full-on reboot. Instead, a prequel from Kubo and the Two Strings director Travis Knight is on the way. Even though plot details have mostly been kept under wraps, with the Bumblebee trailers revealing that Bumblebee isn't the only Transformer on Earth, there's still quite a lot to determine from the other characters involved, such as the Decepticons.

Related: Bumblebee Theory: John Cena Is The Original G.I. Joe

While they've traditionally transformed into military and war vehicles, some Decepticons, such as Dropkick and Shatter, are said to be covert trackers that transform into era-specific muscle cars - the AMC Javelin and Plymouth Satellite, respectively, with regards to Dropkick and Shatter. But with a massive franchise to mine, those aren't the only Decepticons slated to appear in Bumblebee.

Dropkick

Dropkick is a name that has popped up a few times in Transformers mythology, though never in a major role. In Generation 1, the Dropkick drones were some of Megatron's earliest warriors in the war with the Autobots. As seen in the classic episode "War Dawn," Megatron and the Dropkick drones attack a dockside warehouse, critically damaging several Cybertronians, including a peaceful young dockworker named Orion Pax, who would be rebuilt and rechristened as Optimus Prime by the mysterious Alpha Trion.

While Dropkick has never appeared in the Bay films, he has appeared in some of the ancillary material associated with them, most prominently the IDW comics. He's portrayed as one of Megatron's most loyal lieutenants, who eventually finds his stature in the Decepticon ranks severely diminished by the Machiavellian machinations of Starscream. Given the Bay's Transformers movies' infamous disinterest in their own continuity, there's little guarantee this is an interpretation that will be considered canon in Bumblebee.

Related: Bumblebee Theory: John Cena's Character Is The Start Of Hasbro's Shared Universe

Dropkick will be voiced by The Leftovers star - and Star Wars: The Last Jedi's oblivious master codebreaker - Justin Theroux. Theroux has some experience voicing toy based villains, having lent his pipes to Lord Garmadon in last year's Lego Ninjago Movie.

Shatter

Shatter is a little more of a mystery. There's no previous Decepticon in Transformers canon with that name, nor has there ever been a Shatter toy - which is kind of amazing considering how many Transformers toys there've been over the years. The main thing we know about Shatter is that she's a female Decepticon, and would presumably be the first major female Transformer in the live action films (Arcee was around in Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen, but like much of that film she left no impact).

While the live action movies haven't really explored female Transformers in any meaningful way, there's a long history of them in the franchise's other iterations. The most well known and beloved is likely Blackarachnia, the scheming Predacon spider from the much-lauded Beast Wars series. Her star-crossed love affair with Maximal goofball Silverbolt - along with Megatron's ultimate plan that would lead to her erasure from existence - ultimately lead to her defection to the good guys. Windblade has also become a staple of the franchise; the fan-created character has become a central figure in virtually all Transformers comics and cartoons since her creation in 2013, including the upcoming Cyberverse series.

While we don't know much about Shatter yet, we do know the voice behind her, which will be the sublime Angela Bassett. The Oscar-winning actress has been no stranger to genre fare in recent years, portraying both Amanda Waller in Green Lantern and Ramonda in Black Panther. Her commanding voice seems like a natural fit for an intimidating Decepticon.

Blitzwing

Blitzwing is one of Bumblebee's more surprising Decepticons. Bumblebee movie producers were playing coy about the red Decepticon seen in Bumblebee's first trailer, which led many to believe that it was Starscream. However, it was revealed during the movie's panel at San Diego Comic-Con 2018 that the red Decepticon is Blitzwing, not Starscream. While that may be disappointing for fans who were hoping to see Starscream redeemed in the Transformers movies. This made sense considering that Charlie Adler, who voiced Starscream in Bay's Transformers movies, had already said that he wasn't returning for the prequel.

But now there's another Decepticon to look forward to in Blitzwing, a Triple Changer Transformer who's had an out for Bumblebee since the beginning, and a Decepticon who typically transforms into either a tank or a fighter jet. According to Bumblebee's prequel comics, Bumblebee has been hunting Blitzwing for several years, and it seems that they will finally come into contact once again in the prequel movie. Following an announcement by voice actor David Sobloz - that he would be voicing a character in the Bumblebee movie - the character Blitzwing appeared in one of the more recent Bumblebee trailers, thus revealing the character that he's voicing.

Page 2 of 2: The Other Decepticons In Bumblebee

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'Bumblebee’ Image Reveals That New Decepticons Are More Than Meets the Eye

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Angela Bassett and Justin Theroux join the ride!

In Hasbro and Paramount's live-action Transformers franchise, shepherded by Michael Bay, the reimagined heroic Autobots and the villainous Decepticons have called all manner of criticisms upon themselves. On the extreme end of things, some of those characters have been called out for their apparent racist and misogynistic depictions. Now that Travis Knight is heading up a new installment of the franchise in Bumblebee, it looks as if the series is keeping the familiar look of the Robots in Disguise but wisely shying away from anything that could conceivably be called socially controversial (though I'm sure someone, somewhere, somehow will find a way.)

EW has the first look at Bumblebee's villains, a pair of Decepticons that double as sports cars when they're not in their bipedal form. Since the film's set in 1987, the creative team gets to have a little more freedom in the cars they choose, so rather than top-of-the-line, modern, mega-roadsters like a Bugatti Veyron or a Lamborghini Aventador, Bumblebee features a red Plymouth Satellite and a blue AMC Javelin alongside the title Beetle. Respectively, they are Shatter, who will be voiced by Angela Bassett and Dropkick, voiced by Justin Theroux. The wheeled villains will also have a flying cohort whose name and voice actor have yet to be revealed.

EW also has more from Knight himself who talked about the trio of villains in the film:

“The two main villains are Decepticon muscle cars. When the cast is too big, and you have a finite amount of time, there’s only so much you can do to create an investment in them. This is a more personal, intimate, and character-driven story, so it felt right to keep the villain plot relatively simple and contained. If you keep things lean, you can add a lot of other stuff on top of it that makes it more enjoyable.”

Also starring Hailee SteinfeldJohn CenaJorge Lendeborg Jr.John OrtizJason DruckerPamela Adlon, and Stephen Schneider, Knight’s Bumblebee opens December 21st.

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Here’s the official synopsis for Bumblebee:

On the run in the year 1987, Bumblebee finds refuge in a junkyard in a small Californian beach town. Charlie (Hailee Steinfeld), on the cusp of turning 18 and trying to find her place in the world, discovers Bumblebee, battle-scarred and broken.  When Charlie revives him, she quickly learns this is no ordinary, yellow VW bug.

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Every Transformer in the Bumblebee Movie

For an unassuming origin movie, Bumblebee is jam-packed with Transformers. We run down all the Autobots and Decepticons, in case you missed any.

WARNING: The following article contains spoilers for director Travis Knight's Bumblebee, in theaters now.

Paramount Pictures' Bumblebee is something of a minor miracle. Not only is it a genuinely great movie, something that can't be said for the Transformers franchise since 1986, it's also got more recognizable Autobots and Decepticons than you can shake a pint of Engex at.

But because not all moviegoers have TF Wiki wired into their brains, CBR is at your service to run down every Transformer that makes an appearance in the film.

Bumblebee

Let's kick things off with the title character. Because this is a reboot, the lovable Autobot scout goes from the harder-edged, towering look from the previous movies, and from his Camaro alt-mode to a much a classic Volkswagen Beetle closer to his Generation One counterpart. That also makes him so damned round and cute.

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Voiced with earnestness by Dylan O'Brien (Teen Wolf, American Assassin) before his speech synthesize gets yanked out in battle, Bumblebee is a marvel. An instantly sympathetic, lovable little dude, 'Bee's warm friendship with Charlie Watson (Hailee Stanfield) is pure joy; he's an almost literal ball of yellow sunshine. ILM deserves an Oscar for its work here. Yeah, you read that right, an Oscar.

Optimus Prime

Voiced once again by the legendary Peter Cullen, Optimus Prime not only looks like his original self but acts more like it. Gone is the battle-hardened face-taker from the Michael Bay films. In his place is the platonic ideal of Optimus: a warm, surrogate father figure who both wants an end to war and to prevent any more lives from being lost.

He only appears at the beginning and end of Bumblebee, as well as in hologram form and in a stunning flashback sequence, but Cullen anchors it all with his signature aplomb, and his new design is truly special.

Shatter and Dropkick

The two primary antagonists, the red Shatter (Angela Bassett) and the blue Dropkick (Justin Theroux), are Decepticon Triple Changers sent by an off-screen Megatron to find Bumblebee and wring out of him the location of Optimus Prime and the other Autobots. True to their faction name, they convince U.S. military brass, except for a suspicious Jack Burns (John Cena), that they're the good guys out to apprehend a dangerous fugitive (although, weirdly, their names are never mentioned).

RELATED: Bumblebee Features the Live-Action Debut of a Fan-Favorite Autobot

While the gleefully homicidal Dropkick has his moments -- "I like the way they pop," he says of humans at one point -- Shatter is the true villain. Bassett (911, Black Panther) knows exactly what she's been asked to do, and tears into it with glee. Not only that, Shatter's lipless mouth is truly unnerving, making her the most memorable Transformers film antagonist in years.

Blitzwing

Confusingly redesigned with Starscream's colors, Blitzwing (David Sobolov) is another Triple Changer who pursues Bumblebee to Earth and, in the first of many great fight scenes, rips out the Autobot's voice box, and then makes a memorable exit. He's rather limited in screen time, but he makes a strong impression.

Soundwave & Ravage

Among the memorable Decepticons of all time -- his head is even the basis for the faction's logo -- Soundwave (Jon Bailey) makes a memorable return. Appearing only in a flashback fight scene on Cybertron, he's instantly awesome.

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Naturally, Soundwave isn't alone. One of his cassette-bots, the ferocious Ravage, also shows up, getting into a tussle with Optimus Prime. The two are much better served here than in Revenge of the Fallen, where they were, respectively, a satellite and a cyclops cat who got his spine torn out.

Shockwave

Making little more than a glorified cameo, Shockwave (Bailey) also fares much better than his Bay-era appearance. Here, he looks like himself. In Dark of the Moon, he was some spiky, mute weirdo who let his pet drill the size of a hydra do the talking for him. This is definitely an improvement.

Cliffjumper

In an unexpected surprise appearance, Bumblebee's fellow scout Cliffjumper (Andrew Morgado) shows up a ways into the film. Tortured for information by Shatter and Dropkick, Cliffjumper does that classic bit of only stating his name and rank, no matter how much pain they put him in. It's a brief, tragic appearance, but it's endlessly memorable and heroic.

The Rest

Sadly, there are no images released by Paramount for the other onscreen Autobots in the film, presumably to avoid spoilers. Still, who's there is impressive. You got Autobot medic Ratchet (Dennis Singletary); Wheeljack, finally looking like himself as opposed to the Albert Einstein-a-like from Dark of the Moon (Steve Blum); Arcee (Grey Griffin), rescued from the strange, linked triplets that looked like robots riding Segways she had in Revenge of the Fallen; Brawn (Kirk Baily); and a silent cameo by Ironhide, also looking like his G1 counterpart, as opposed to the hulking monster from the first three Bay films. On the Decepticon side, you see Starscream and the other Seekers, but they don't speak.

RELATED: Bumblebee Completely Changes the Transformers Movie Universe's Timeline

What all of these designs set up -- in addition to the film's post-credits scene -- is that this is a new Transformers franchise. One that actually gives a damn about the robots at the center of it. And we couldn't be happier that that's the case.

Directed by Travis Knight from a script by Christina Hodson, Bumblebee stars Hailee Steinfeld, John Cena, Jorge Lendeborg Jr., Pamela Adlon, Jason Drucker, Gracie Dzienny and the voices of Peter Cullen, Angela Bassett, Justin Theroux and Dylan O'Brien.

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Evil-doer

Occupation

Decepticon agent

Powers / Skills

Advanced built-in weaponry

Hand-to-hand combat proficiency
Brute strength
Transformation capability (triple-changing)
Flight (in helicopter mode)
Can interconnect with Earth's network systems

Hobby

Turning humans into goo with his gun.

Torturing then killing any Autobots that he can find.

Goals

Locate Optimus Prime.

Bring the Decepticons to Earth to destroy the Autobots (all failed).

Crimes

Mass murder

Terrorism
Torture
Attempted genocide

Type of Villain

Homicidal Torturer

I like the way they pop.
~ Dropkick after killing a human bystander.
Will burn the entire planet to cinders.
~ Dropkick
You think these little chains can hold-
~ Dropkick's last words.

Dropkick is the central antagonist of the 2018 sci-fi action movie Bumblebee. He is a Decepticon spy tasked with hunting down and killing the Autobots and alongside his partner Shatter.

He was voiced by Justin Theroux, who also played Tom Watson in The Girl on The Train, Lord Garmadon in The Lego Ninjago Movie, Leezar in Your Highness, and Seamus O'Grady in Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle.

Personality

Definitely more brutish of the two, unlike Shatter who is willing to manipulate and even prostrate should the situation requires it, Dropkick has no compunction displaying his annoyance having bowing down to humans and using torture, violence against those whom he sees as annoying and insignificant.

Biography

Alongside Shatter, Dropkick was assigned by Decepticon leader Megatron to wipe out Autobots, even after Megatron crash-landed on Earth after became frozen solid under the custody of Sector 7 when he failed to retrieve the Cube.

Dropkick was first seen with Shatter torturing the Autobot scout Cliffjumper in the rings of Saturn for the location of Optimus Prime, but Cliffjumper refuses to talk. It wasn't until they received a signal detailing the location Bumblebee, who is currently located in California as his homing beacon was accidentally activated by a teenager named Charlie Watson. Taking the opportunity, Shatter and Dropkick killed Cliffjumper before heading over to Earth, where they contacted Agent Jack Burns (head of Sector 7). Posing as peacekeepers, Shatter and Dropkick made a deal with Burns by claiming that Bumblebee is a war criminal and that he must be brought over to them as soon as possible. To that end, Burns had Dr. Powell to let the duo gain access to Earth's satellites in order to pinpoint Bumblebee's current location.

Shatter and Dropkick eventually manages to find Bumblebee after he accidentally caused a power surge in Charlie's neighborhood. With the opportunity at hand, they help Burns and his troop in capturing Bumblebee, much to Charlie's objections. While Charlie is sent home by Burns, Shatter and Dropkick interrogate Bumblebee through torture, but it wasn't until they learned that he received a message from Optimus Prime about making Earth their new refuge and protecting it from Decepticon forces. Upon seeing this, Shatter and Dropkick decided to summon their Decepticon allies to Earth, even killing Powell when he hears of this and warns Burns about it.

Leaving Bumblebee for dead, Shatter and Dropkick head over to a transmission tower next to a docking pier, where they utilized it in an attempt to signal incoming Decepticons to their location. Fortunately, Bumblebee is revived by Charlie and heads over to the tower to stop them, drawing their attention by firing his weapons at the tower. Dropkick is dispatched by an irritated Shatter to deal with Bumblebee leading to a brutal fight between the two. Eventually, Dropkick changes to his helicopter form and opens fire on Bumblebee who manages to snag his propellors with a chain. The Decepticon transforms back only to become further entangled in the chains which tighten to the point he is rendered immobilized. Even in this state, Dropkick taunts Bumblebee only for the Autobot to violently kill him by pulling the chain, tearing Dropkick apart before finally exploding.

Victims

  • Cliffjumper
  • Unseen transport truck driver 
  • Roy
  • Dr. Powell
  • Numerous Sector 7 agents
  • Possibly numerous counts of Autobots back on Cybertron

Gallery

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Movies
Transformers: Decepticons (Megatron, Starscream, Barricade, Frenzy, Blackout, Scorponok, Bonecrusher, Brawl & Dispensor)
Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen: Decepticons (The Fallen, Megatron, Starscream, Soundwave, Scorponok, Sideways, Grindor, Ravage, Alice & Scalpel) | Constructicons/Devastator (Demolishor, Rampage, Long Haul, Mixmaster, Scrapper & Scavenger) | Theodore Galloway
Transformers: Dark of the Moon: Decepticons (Sentinel Prime, Megatron, Starscream, Soundwave, Laserbeak, Dylan Gould, Shockwave, Driller, Watch-Out, Igor, Crankcase, Crowbar & Devcon)
Transformers: Age of Extinction: Cemetery Wind (Harold Attinger, Lockdown, James Savoy, Steeljaws & Shadow Raiders) | Kinetic Solutions Incorporated (Joshua Joyce, Galvatron, Stinger, & KSI Drones) | The Creators
Transformers: The Last Knight: The Creators (Quintessa & Infernocons) | Decepticons (Megatron, Barricade, Nitro Zeus, Mohawk, Berserker, Onslaught & Dreadbot) | Transformers Reaction Force (Commander Santos) | Unicron
Bumblebee: Decepticons (Shatter, Dropkick, Blitzwing, Soundwave, Ravage, Shockwave, Starscream, Thundercracker, Skywarp & Thrust) | Jack Burns | Dr. Powell

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