Netflix and Hasbro have teamed up to bring the Transformers’ origin story to the small-screen in 2020. Rooster Teeth will produce the series for Netflix and have stated that “Transformers: War for Cybertron” will use a “new animation look and style” that shows the Transformers as they’ve never been seen before. The trilogy is being targeted at both new fans and existing fans.
In this Transformers origin story, we will explore the expansive universe of Cybertron in a way that audiences have never seen before – to the delight of both existing fans and those coming to the franchise for the first time. The Transformers brand is a global phenomenon and we are thrilled to partner with Hasbro, Rooster Teeth and Polygon to bring this exciting new series to our members around the world on Netflix.
– John Derderian, Director of Anime for Netflix