TRANSFORMERS 6 Adds PROJECT POWER Star Dominique Fishback In Key Role

TRANSFORMERS 6 Adds PROJECT POWER Star Dominique Fishback In Key Role

The next instalment of the Transformers franchise has made another major casting addition with Project Power and Judas and the Black Messiah star Dominique Fishback set to play a pivotal role in the movie.

We recently learned that a new Transformers movie is on the way from writer Marco Ramirez (The Defenders) and director Angel Manuel Soto (Charm City Kings). That's not the only new Autobots adventure we're getting, though, because Creed II director Steven Caple Jr. and John Wick: Chapter 2 writer Joby Harold have their own robots in disguise project in the works.

That's the one we're talking about today, as the movie has now added another lead star in the form of Judas and the Black Messiah and Project Power star Dominique Fishback.

Deadline broke the news about the casting, and the actress now joins Hamilton and In The Heights star Anthony Ramos. While he was the frontrunner for the lead male role from the start, it's said that Paramount Pictures took their time meeting with a number of actresses before Fishback won over the studio thanks to an impressive screen test in which she displayed heaps of chemistry with Ramos (they've been friends for years). 

There are no specific character details yet, but the trade notes that Darnell Metayer and Josh Peters are currently rewriting Harold's screenplay. 

In moving on from Michael Bay's vision for Transformers, it seems Paramount Pictures is looking to take the franchise in a fresh direction. That hopefully means exploring different locations and time periods, as Bumblebee definitely benefitted from taking that Autobot to an unfamiliar setting. 

We'll hopefully have more to share on this one soon, but it's definitely refreshing to see Paramount turn to some diverse voices in order to tell more of these Transformers stories.

DISCLAIMER: Comic Book Movie is protected under the DMCA (Digital Millenium Copyright Act) and... [MORE]
Related Headlines
TRANSFORMERS/G.I. JOE Crossover Inevitable Despite Push Back From Studio Says Lorenzo di Bonaventura

TRANSFORMERS/G.I. JOE Crossover Inevitable Despite Push Back From Studio Says Lorenzo di Bonaventura

Snake Eyes producer Lorenzo di Bonaventura believes that a big screen crossover between the Transformers and G.I. Joe will happen even though Paramount Pictures isn't overly keen on the idea...
TRANSFORMERS: RISE OF THE BEASTS Cast HELLBOY Star Ron Perlman To Voice Optimus Primal

TRANSFORMERS: RISE OF THE BEASTS Cast HELLBOY Star Ron Perlman To Voice Optimus Primal

There's some exciting news for Transformers: Rise of the Beasts today, as this live-action take on Beast Wars has added Ron Perlman as the heroic and formidable Optimus Primal. Read on for details...
F9: THE FAST SAGA Star Tyrese Gibson Thinks We Should Get A TRANSFORMERS Crossover Before JURASSIC WORLD

F9: THE FAST SAGA Star Tyrese Gibson Thinks We Should Get A TRANSFORMERS Crossover Before JURASSIC WORLD

There have been rumours of a Fast & Furious/Jurassic World crossover for a while now, but franchise veteran Tyrese Gibson is far more interested in seeing the crew meet up with Autobots and Decepticons!
TRANSFORMERS 7 Is Officially Titled RISE OF THE BEASTS; Will Introduce Maximals, Predacons and Terrorcons

TRANSFORMERS 7 Is Officially Titled RISE OF THE BEASTS; Will Introduce Maximals, Predacons and Terrorcons

Transformers: Rise of the Beasts is the official title of the next film in the franchise, and will finally introduce Maximals, Predacons, and Terrorcons. Find out more details right here!
TRANSFORMERS 7 Adds SPIDER-MAN: INTO THE SPIDER-VERSE And DEXTER Star Luna Lauren Velez (Exclusive)

TRANSFORMERS 7 Adds SPIDER-MAN: INTO THE SPIDER-VERSE And DEXTER Star Luna Lauren Velez (Exclusive)

Talking to us about her new movie Rogue Hostage, Luna Lauren Velez reveals that she has a key role in Steven Caple Jr.'s upcoming Transformers movie starring Anthony Ramos. Find out who she plays here...
Latest Headlines
THE SUICIDE SQUAD Actress Alice Braga Addresses Those Early Poison Ivy Rumors

THE SUICIDE SQUAD Actress Alice Braga Addresses Those Early Poison Ivy Rumors

Back when Alice Braga was cast in The Suicide Squad, a rumor that she'd be playing Poison Ivy did the rounds. That wasn't the case (obviously), but the New Mutants actress does like the sound of it...
There Are Reportedly As Many As NINE Unannounced Disney+ TV Shows In The Works At Marvel Studios

There Are Reportedly As Many As NINE Unannounced Disney+ TV Shows In The Works At Marvel Studios

We know Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige plans ahead, but a new report suggests that the studio has as many as nine unannounced Disney+ TV shows in various stages of development. Read on for details...
THE MARVELS: New Logo For The CAPTAIN MARVEL Sequel Highlights The Three Lead Superheroes

THE MARVELS: New Logo For The CAPTAIN MARVEL Sequel Highlights The Three Lead Superheroes

It's no secret that The Marvels will bring together Captain Marvel, Spectrum, and Ms. Marvel, and a newly revealed logo for the sequel combines imagery from all three iconic characters. Check it out here.
THOR: LOVE AND THUNDER - Matt Damon Confirms Return And Teases Upgrade To THOR: RAGNAROK Role

THOR: LOVE AND THUNDER - Matt Damon Confirms Return And Teases "Upgrade" To THOR: RAGNAROK Role

Set photos have confirmed that Matt Damon will return as the Asgardian actor who portrays Loki in Thor: Love and Thunder, and the actor has now teased how this movie will "upgrade" his Ragnarok cameo.
DIE HARD Prequel MCCLANE Is Officially Dead At Disney Confirms Producer Lorenzo di Bonaventura

DIE HARD Prequel MCCLANE Is Officially Dead At Disney Confirms Producer Lorenzo di Bonaventura

The Die Hard franchise hasn't been at its best for some time, but there was at least some excitement surrounding plans for a prequel movie titled McClane. However, that's no longer happening at Disney...
FANTASTIC FOUR #35 Cover Sees John Romita Jr. Showcase Marvel's First Family Through The Ages

FANTASTIC FOUR #35 Cover Sees John Romita Jr. Showcase Marvel's First Family Through The Ages

Marvel Comics recently announced John Romita Jr.'s return, and to mark the 60th anniversary of Marvel's First Family, he's created an incredible cover. Check out some interior artwork featuring Kang!
KRAVEN Movie Reportedly Eyeing WITHOUT REMORSE Star Jodie Turner-Smith To Play Calypso

KRAVEN Movie Reportedly Eyeing WITHOUT REMORSE Star Jodie Turner-Smith To Play Calypso

Kraven the Hunter is expected to face-off against Chameleon in his first big-screen outing, but we're now hearing that Sony Pictures is interested in Jodie Turner-Smith to play another villain: Calypso.
THE SUICIDE SQUAD Rotten Tomatoes Score Revealed Alongside A Badass New Poster Highlighting Task Force X

THE SUICIDE SQUAD Rotten Tomatoes Score Revealed Alongside A Badass New Poster Highlighting Task Force X

The Suicide Squad review embargo lifted earlier today, and it's fair to say that James Gunn's take on Task Force X has been received quite a bit differently to David Ayer's back in 2016. Check it out...