New ‘Transformers’ Animated Series to Shine Spotlight on Bumblebee
Transformers fans have a lot to celebrate, as 2014 not only marks the 30th anniversary of the Hasbro property, but also sees the June 27 arrival of of Transformers: Age of Extinction.
But that’s not all: Hasbro and The Hub have announced a new animated series in development starring none other than Bumblebee.
Here’s the official description:
Taking place years after the battle between Autobots and Decepticons in “Transformers Prime,” this all new series centers around our hero Bumblebee stepping up to lead a brand new team of Autobots. The show features an all-star cast with Will Friedle (“Boy Meets World”) returning as Bumblebee, along with Darren Criss (“Glee”), Constance Zimmer (“House of Cards”) and Ted McGinley (“Married with Children”). Blending 3D characters with hand-painted environments, the series mixes action-packed adventure with lots of comedy, making it a rip-roaring experience for kids and families to enjoy together.
Transformers: Prime aired from 2010 to 2013, kicking off with a five-part miniseries before moving into three full seasons, plus a TV movie called Transformers Prime Beast Hunters: Predacons Rising. The new series, whose name hasn’t been revealed, will debut in early 2015.