Official ‘Transformers 3′ Toys Show Potential New Characters

Published 4 years ago by , Updated August 7th, 2012 at 9:39 pm,


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While Skyhammer may not be officially listed as a character on the IMDb or Transformers 3 Wiki page that just means Paramount may not have a voice actor associated with the character. There were several robots in Transformers 2 who both appeared in the film, and were represented in the official toy line, who didn’t have a voice or show up in the credits. The scenes from the trailer where military personal jump out of a helicopter wearing “wing suits” could certainly be Skyhammer.



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Just like Skyhammer, Powerglide isn’t listed on IMDB but with a band of Transformers waking from their deep space slumber on the moon – who knows what other new characters fans are bound to see on screen.



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It’s was confirmed early on that Shockwave would be the main villain in Transformers 3. However, like Megatron, Shockwave was a gun in the original comics and needed a hefty make-over for the film. Bay went with a more believable tank mode and while the on-screen version appears to be a sleek shiny metallic color, the toy sports the purple Decepticon color fans know so well.


Sentinel Prime

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Since last fall, fans have known that the mighty Sentinel Prime would make an appreance in this film as a Rosenbauer Panther 6×6 firetruck but what part he will play in the overall story is still a mystery – though if they let him chop up some Decepticons with that massive double-sword then fans may not care.

Continue on to see images of The Wreckers, various Autobots and Decepticons and Bumblebee’s new paint job…

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  1. Wow, this is really the funniest article I’ve seen on here. Half of those are toy-only characters! And a LOT of your plot details are WAY off, the movie adaptation was leaked and the entire movie was basically leaked on the internet, I was surprised you guys didn’t make an article on it.

    • Maybe they didn’t want to perpetuate the idea of revealing leaked scripts being a good thing.

    • As the title says, “Official ‘Transformers 3′ Toys Show “Potential” New Characters”. Potential is keyword.

  2. So Bay says the twins aren´t in this movie… Why the heck do they release them as toys under the banner of TF:DOTM?!

    • M-O-N-E-Y
      Most (young) kids don’t care if the robot/vehicles were in the movie.

    • I can understand people who aren’t familiar with merchandise production not understanding this…..The toys they release for each film aren’t just characters that were in the film. There will be just as many that are new characters (or old characters) that don’t even show up in the actual movie. This is common practice, nothing new, been done for years.

    • Just b/c there’s a toy of it doesn’t mean the characters are in the movie. There was a toy of Arcee based upon the first film, and she wasn’t in there. The Twins are NOT in this movie.

  3. Ugh. Skids was my favorite Transformer toy from G1. That ‘Skids’ looks nothing like him, and I hate that he’ll be associated with the Twins. :(

    I guess we should just be grateful they at least got Optimus Prime, Bumblebee and Jazz close to their original looks, as well as Shockwave and Megatron, but it DOES bother me that they just decided to go off on their own tangent with the rest.

    I can ignore it though as long as their names aren’t mentioned too often.

  4. I hope that Michael Boom Boom Bay steps down as director, and a good one comes aboard, and finally we get to see the Dinobots in a live-action, feature film

    • Oh man, id love to see the Dinobots in live action film. I know James Cameron will be too occupied w/ the Avatar films but get a great director to really bring greatness to the franchise, Heck bring in Chris Nolan if needs to be.

      • I fully agree. A guy like Cameron would likely do wonders with the Dinobots. Given the scale they’d have to be at (although I guess they could scale them down so they don’t look like gargantuan robots), it would be cool to see Cameron’s touch.

        I wouldn’t mind a visionary such as Nolan, although thus far, his fight scenes haven’t been the best and thus have room for improvement.

        I definitely say NO to a Zack Snyder Transformers movie.

        Maybe it might even be good to give a shot to a small, up-and-coming director who’s worked in sci-fi, but hasn’t made a huge, big-budget flick yet. They could bring something great to the table. I’d like a new Transformers movie to have a darker, more serious feel… be more sci-fi film than summer blockbuster.

      • Yeah it will different Movie with James Cameron and awesome!!!But i totally disagree about nolan he cant direct his kind of movie it`s action and CGI he dont know to use CGI..Bay And James cameron r best wud CGI action!when it comes to nolan he`s good script and actionless director in ation if u compare vay and nolan bay thousand times better!

  5. Skids and Mudflap are not in the movie, they are in the novel until Shockwave…well go buy the novel. I think if the movie stays close to the novel it will break some serious boxoffice records.

    • Until Shockwave what? I’ve had the novel and comic a week early, Shockwave doesn’t do anything, it’s all…


      Sentinel Prime

  6. Why are they even making toys of these blatantly racist Transformers?! Now I definitely will NOT be paying to see Transformers 3. Michael Bay and Steven Spielberg owe me a refund for Transformers 2.

  7. I will not pay to see Transformers 3 simply because I will not help make this film a success so that Michael Bay can go on to ruin another franchise.

  8. I stopped supporting Michael Bay’s movies ever since he messed up Transformers 2 and don’t get me started on his Platinum Dunes garbage.

  9. Hope we get some more robots time,that is all I am asking for,less humans and their comedy.

  10. Sandstorm looks kinda like beach comber.

  11. the only reason I would want Mudflap and Skids to return is so that I can watch them die in a comical way.

  12. Cool it be cool if powerglide was in the movie, but would rather wanted to see Prowl and Wheeljack!

    • Wheeljack’s in. He’s the blue Mercedes seen on set.

  13. No Grimlock? Weak!

  14. Hold up. “The Dreads will be joining Barricade”? So Barricade’s just been hiding during the second film? I wish I could have done that…

  15. these toys are already in the stores, have been for weeks. most are at wal mart, toys r us and target. i haven’t found the target nascar yet.
    one of the toys with a human counterpart comes with spike witwicky,.. remember him? he has a helmet on, can’t tell what he looks like.
    i think there is a new soundwave also- not sure

  16. I’ve read the comic adaptation, so I can clarify which of these guys are in the movie or not. There’s only 5 here that are in the film: Sentinel Prime, Shockwave, Topspin, Roadbuster, and Leadfoot. Skids and Mudflap are in the adaptation, but as we’ve all heard, they’ve been cut from the final cut.

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