Saturday, June 2, 2007

Get Ready for the Transformers Film!

The much-awaited Transformers live action film that will premiere in worldwide cinemas this coming June 20 will be dominated by GM vehicles. The film, which is based on the 1980s animated series, is directed by Michael Bay and Steven Spielberg as the executive producer.

2007 Transformers film will feature live combat scenes between the two rival groups, the Autobots and Decepticons shooting missiles, firing guns, smashing their metal body structures, and tearing it apart. Going back to GM vehicles featured in the film, it includes the Chevrolet Camaro, Pontiac Solstice, GMC Topkick pick-up truck, and the Hummer H2. All of these vehicles will transform into an Autobot member.

Checkout the main characters of the film.


  • Shia LaBeouf as Sam Witwicky
  • Megan Fox as Mikaela: Sam's love interest.
  • Josh Duhamel as William Lennox: Captain of a Special Ops team in Qatar, who manages to escape the destruction caused by Blackout. He has a wife and child back home.
  • Tyrese Gibson as Epps: A combat controller who teams up with Lennox to escape Blackout and Scorponok.
  • John Turturro as Simmons: Head of Sector 7, a secret government group that holds Megatron hostage. Simmons is leading a team tracking down Bumblebee.
  • Jon Voight as Keller: The United States Secretary of State.
  • Kevin Dunn as Ron Witwicky: Sam's father.
  • Julie White as Mrs. Witwicky
  • Rachael Taylor as Maggie
  • Bernie Mac as Bobby Bolivia: A car dealer whom Sam buys Bumblebee from, both unaware of its alien origin.

  • Peter Cullen as the voice of Optimus Prime (Semi-trailer truck): The powerful, wise leader of the Autobots, Prime comes to protect humanity from the evil Decepticons.
  • Bumblebee (1974/2008 Chevrolet Camaro): Rendered mute in battle, Bumblebee is an honest and friendly soldier who befriends humanity, namely Sam, in his efforts to find the Allspark.
  • Jazz (Pontiac Solstice): The smallest and feistiest of the Autobots, Jazz is one of Optimus' best warriors, talented at learning new cultures.
  • Ironhide (GMC Topkick pick-up truck): A tough, weathered soldier, Ironhide is one of Optimus' oldest friends, and is always the first in battle.
  • Ratchet (Search & Rescue Hummer H2): The medic and scientist, Ratchet has a strong sense of duty to protect life.
  • Hugo Weaving as the voice of Megatron (Cybertronian jet): The missing Decepticon leader held hostage by Sector 7, Megatron desires power over the Allspark and hates organic lifeforms.
  • Starscream (F-22 Raptor): Megatron's second-in-command, Starscream actually desires to overthrow Megatron and take the Allspark for himself.
  • Blackout (MH-53 Pave Low): The largest Decepticon, Blackout is fiercely loyal to Megatron and can fire electromagnetic pulses, making Decepticon attacks easier.
  • Keith David as the voice of Barricade (Saleen-modified Ford Mustang police car) : The Decepticon hunter who masquerades in society as a symbol of the law.
  • Frenzy (2-speaker CD player): The smallest of the Decepticons, Frenzy attaches to Barricade. His main purpose is spying on humans, but he is still a ferocious fighter, shooting blades disguised as CDs from his chest.
  • Scorponok (mechanical scorpion): He has a symbiotic relationship with Blackout, hiding within him until he is commanded to go and kill.
  • Brawl (Modified M1 Abrams): A moody warrior, armed to the teeth.
  • Bonecrusher (Buffalo H Mine-Protected vehicle): Another piece of Decepticon muscle, Bonecrusher has a hatred for all others and is only subservient to Megatron, whom he fears.


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