Machinima ‘Prime Wars Trilogy’ Parts 2 & 3 Confirmed
Via Deadline comes news that Machinima’s Combiner Wars web cartoon will be followed by Titans Return and Power of the Primes series, completing the trio of Prime Wars Trilogy tie-ins. Read on for details.
According to Hasbro’s press release, the Combiner Wars series, the topic of significant controversy in fan circles, has garnered 120 million views worldwide across various platforms.
“The global fan base has really embraced this vision of the Transformers,” said Machinima CEO Chad Gutstein, “and we are thrilled to be working closely with Hasbro developing the next two installments of the series.”
“Transformers has always been fueled by the brand’s rich, compelling characters and storylines, and Transformers: Combiner Wars tapped into that lore to offer fans a truly unique and new digital-first story for the franchise” said Stephen Davis, Chief Content Officer of Hasbro. “Following the success of the first series, we are excited to announce this continued collaboration with Machinima and believe Transformers fans will be thrilled to see the story continue to unfold.”
Executive producer and showrunner Eric Calderon is set to return for both Titans Return and Power of the Primes. The former promises to take the action to “new heights” (we see what they did there) and will see a weakened Cybertron and broken Council of Worlds pick up the pieces after the events of Combiner Wars and face the threat of the Titans.
Interestingly, this is our first confirmation of the name for the third part of the Prime Wars Trilogy, the toyline that will succeed Titans Return. What will Power of the Primes bring us toy-wise? Only time will tell!
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