‘Bumblebee’ shows hope for Transformers after Michael Bay

"Bumblebee" hits theaters this Christmas

Could it be? A ‘Transformers’ film that isn’t not to hours of explosions? The first trailer for “Bumblebee” hit today and it surprisingly looks like it could be a decent film, of course, without Michael Bay at the helm, it’s possible. The retro design of Bumblebee and Starscream in the trailer are a breath of fresh air compared to the crazy designed Transformers we’ve seen over the last few films as well.

Here is the official synopsis of “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.

And how about the beginning of the trailer with Bernie Mac? Talk about a tear jerker.

“Bumblebee” will be directed by Kubo and the Two Strings Travis Knight and written by by Christina Hodson.

“Bumblebee” cruises into theaters December 21, 2018.

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Clint

Clint

Clint Gamache started Thrillgeek back in 2013 to share his love of theme parks, pop culture and other geeky stuff with the world. He can be found on Twitter @iamcgeed

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