Mark Hamill and Ron Perlman have joined the animated series Transformers: Prime Wars Trilogy
Hasbro and Machinima have announced today that Mark Hamill and Ron Perlman will join the animated series Transformers: Prime Wars Trilogy. The second part of the trilogy, Transformers: Titans Return will air its finale tonight. Hamill will appear in the finale, while Perlman will debut in the third chapter, Transformers: Power of the Primes. You can watch a preview of tonight’s finale in the player below.
Hamill, who returns to the Transformers franchise after previously starring in Transformers: Rescue Bots, will make his debut as Megatronus (The Fallen) in the finale of the currently-running series Transformers: Titans Return, which will air on January 9, 2018. One of the Thirteen Original Primes, Megatronus was exiled from Cybertron after murdering one of the other Thirteen, Solus Prime, effectively becoming the first Decepticon. In the finale episode of Transformers: Titans Return, he stays true to his past in a deadly showdown with one of the show’s beloved heroes.
Perlman will make his debut when the third and final chapter of the trilogy, Transformers: Power Of The Primes, debuts in the spring of 2018. Perlman, who will be voicing Optimus Primal, will be joined by a host of new and returning talent including fan favorites Hamill, Judd Nelson as Rodimus Cron, Wil Wheaton as Perceptor, Jaime King (Star Wars: The Clone Wars) as Solus Prime, WWE superstar Samoa Joe as Predaking, DashieGames (Menasor), MatPat (Computron) and Rob Dyke (Devastator).
Transformers: Power Of The Primes is being overseen by Executive Producer and showrunner FJ DeSanto, written by Adam Beechen and directed by YUZO. Animation for the show is being overseen by Tatsunoko Productions, a Japanese production company.
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