The runtime for “Transformers: Rise of the Beasts” has been revealed. According to Collider, the film had a runtime of 1 hour and 57 minutes (without credits). The film is scheduled to hit theaters on June 9, 2023, by Paramount Pictures.
The previous Transformers films ranged in length from 2 hours to 2 hours and 45 minutes. “Transformers: Rise of the Beasts” is significantly shorter, with a runtime of 1 hour and 57 minutes. This marks a departure from the trend of longer runtimes in the franchise. For example, the last released film from the Transformers series, “Transformers: The Last Knight” (2017), had a runtime of 2 hours and 34 minutes.
What is the runtime for Transformers films?
- Transformers (2007) – 2 hours, 24 minutes
- Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (2009) – 2 hours, 30 minutes
- Transformers: Dark of the Moon (2011) – 2 hours, 34 minutes
- Transformers: Age of Extinction (2014) – 2 hours, 45 minutes
- Transformers: The Last Knight (2017) – 2 hours, 34 minutes
- Transformers: Rise of the Beasts (2023) – 1 hours, 57 minutes
Transformers: Rise of the Beasts is directed by Steven Caple Jr. and written by Joby Harold, Darnell Metayer, Josh Peters, Erich Hoeber, and Jon Hoeber. The film is based on Hasbro’s Transformers toy line, with a primary influence from the Beast Wars storyline. Serving as both a standalone sequel to Bumblebee (2018) and a prequel to the 2007 film.
According to the film’s plot:
In the year 1994, seven years after the mute Bumblebee had befriended the human teenage female Charlene “Charlie” Watson, two humans from Brooklyn partner with Optimus Prime and the Autobots as they come into an ancient conflict that ties in with two more factions of Cybertronians other than the Autobots and Decepticons.
The film stars Anthony Ramos as Noah Diaz and Dominique Fishback as Elena Wallace. The Autobots are led by Peter Cullen’s Optimus Prime and Bumblebee, while the Maximals feature Ron Perlman as Optimus Primal and Michelle Yeoh as Airazor. Terrorcons are led by Peter Dinklage’s Scourge, and other characters include Scorponok and Colman Domingo’s Unicron.
“Transformers: Rise of the Beasts” will hit theaters on June 9, 2023.
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