Casting Ideas for Transformers Movies

by larsson-879-705964 | created - 25 May 2013 | updated - 26 May 2013 | Public

I love Transformers but hate Michael Bays movie adaptasions. -First movie introducing Optimus & Megatron and the history of cybertron. -Secund movie should be develop the characters and their impacts. -Third movie should introduce a new generation of Primes & Decepticon leaders. -Beast Wars could be a prequal. The Director has to be a director that could do a simple but entairtening action movie.

1. Joss Whedon

Writer | Buffy the Vampire Slayer

Joss Whedon is the middle of five brothers - his younger brothers are Jed Whedon and Zack Whedon. Both his father, Tom Whedon and his grandfather, John Whedon were successful television writers. Joss' mother, Lee Stearns, was a history teacher and she also wrote novels as Lee Whedon. Whedon was ...

as Director.

2. Steven Spielberg

Producer | Artificial Intelligence: AI

Undoubtedly one of the most influential film personalities in the history of film, Steven Spielberg is perhaps Hollywood's best known director and one of the wealthiest filmmakers in the world. Spielberg has countless big-grossing, critically acclaimed credits to his name, as producer, director and...

as Director.

3. Simon West

Director | Lara Croft: Tomb Raider

Simon West was born in 1961 in Letchworth, Hertfordshire, England. He is a producer and director, known for Lara Croft: Tomb Raider (2001), The General's Daughter (1999) and The Mechanic (2011).

as Director.

4. James Mangold

Producer | Logan

James Mangold is an American film and television director, screenwriter and producer. Films he has directed include Girl, Interrupted (1999), Walk the Line (2005), which he also co-wrote, the 2007 remake 3:10 to Yuma (2007), The Wolverine (2013), and Logan (2017).

Mangold also wrote and directed Cop...

as Director.

5. Peter Cullen

Actor | Transformers: Dark of the Moon

Peter Cullen was born on July 28, 1941 in Montreal, Québec, Canada as Peter Claver Cullen. He is an actor, known for Transformers: Dark of the Moon (2011), Transformers: Age of Extinction (2014) and Transformers: The Last Knight (2017).

as Optimus Prime.

6. Josh Keaton

Actor | Hercules

Josh Keaton was born on February 8, 1979 in Pasadena, California, USA as Joshua Luis Wiener. He is known for his work on Hercules (1997), Voltron (2016) and Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater (2004). He has been married to Elizabeth Melendez since May 30, 2009.

as Rodimus Prime.

7. Kevin Conroy

Actor | Batman: The Killing Joke

Kevin Conroy was born on November 30, 1955 in Westbury, New York. At age 17, Kevin earned a full scholarship to attend Juilliard's drama division, where he studied under actor John Houseman. In 1978, after graduating from Juilliard, he toured with "The Acting Company", Houseman's acting group, and ...

as Ultra Magnus.

8. Jim Cummings

Actor | The Princess and the Frog

Born James Jonah Cummings on November 3, 1952, he grew up in Youngstown, Ohio.

Sooner or later, he moved to New Orleans. There, he designed Mardi Gras floats, was a singer, door-to-door salesman, and a Louisiana riverboat deckhand.

Then Cummings moved to Anaheim, California, where he started his ...

as Bumblebee.

9. Liam O'Brien

Actor | Fainaru fantajî sebun adobento chirudoren

Liam O'Brien was born on May 28, 1976 and was raised in Weehawken, New Jersey, USA. He worked in the theatre during his early career, before branching out into work in animation, video games, and film. He has been married to Amy Kincaid since July 6, 2002. They have two children.

as Sunstreaker.

10. Sumalee Montano

Actress | 10 Cloverfield Lane

Sumalee Montano was born on August 3, 1972 in Columbus, Ohio, USA. She is an actress and executive, known for 10 Cloverfield Lane (2016), Transformers Prime (2010) and Veep (2012). She has been married to Craig Zimmerman since June 18, 2011.

as Arcee.

11. Phil LaMarr

Actor | Pulp Fiction

A Los Angeles native, Phil is a graduate of Harvard-Westlake School, Yale University and The Groundlings Theater and is perhaps best known as one of the original cast members of MADtv (1995) and as Marvin in Pulp Fiction (1994).

In addition to numerous appearances on stages across the country, in ...

as Drift.

13. Scott McNeil

Actor | Dragon Ball Z

Scott McNeil was born on September 15, 1962 in Brisbane, Australia. He is known for his work on Dragon Ball Z (1996), Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed (2004) and Beast Wars: Transformers (1996).

as Cliffjumper.

14. Nolan North

Actor | Uncharted: The Nathan Drake Collection

Nolan North was born on October 31, 1970 in New Haven, Connecticut, USA as Nolan Ramsay North. He is known for his work on Uncharted: The Nathan Drake Collection (2015), Con Man (2015) and Pretty Little Liars (2010). He has been married to Jill Murray since June 4, 1999. They have two children.

as Iron Hide.

15. Joseph Gordon-Levitt

Actor | Inception

Joseph Leonard Gordon-Levitt was born February 17, 1981 in Los Angeles, California, to Jane Gordon and Dennis Levitt. Joseph was raised in a Jewish family with his late older brother, Dan Gordon-Levitt, who passed away in October 2010. His parents worked for the Pacifica Radio station KPFK-FM and ...

as Hot Shot.

16. Dee Bradley Baker

Actor | Phineas and Ferb

Dee Bradley Baker was born on August 31, 1962 in Bloomington, Indiana, USA. He is an actor, known for Phineas and Ferb (2007), American Dad! (2005) and Space Jam (1996). He has been married to Michelle Baker since 1990. They have two children.

as Prowl.

17. Samuel L. Jackson

Actor | Pulp Fiction

Samuel L. Jackson is an American producer and highly prolific actor, having appeared in over 100 films, including Die Hard with a Vengeance (1995), Unbreakable (2000), Shaft (2000), Formula 51 (2001), Black Snake Moan (2006), Snakes on a Plane (2006), and the Star Wars prequel trilogy (1999-2005), ...

as Jazz.

18. Michael Daingerfield

Actor | Sausage Party

Nominated for 4 Leo Awards: Best Voice (2016), On-Camera (2006, 2011) and Screenwriting (2006) and a UBCP/ACTRA Award: Best Voice (2015), Michael Daingerfield has been in the business for twenty years, working in Toronto, Los Angeles, New York and Vancouver. He's appeared in over sixty film and ...

as Wheeljack.

19. Jeffrey Combs

Actor | The Frighteners

Jeffrey Combs was born on September 9th, 1954 in Oxnard, California. He grew up in Lompoc, California with a plethora of siblings both older and younger. He attended the Pacific Conservatory of the Performing Arts in Santa Maria, and the Professional Actor's Training Program at the University of ...

as Ratchet.

20. MacInTalk

Actor | WALL·E

MacInTalk was born in 1984 in California, USA. He is an actor, known for WALL·E (2008), Atop the Fourth Wall (2008) and Nostalgia Critic (2007).

as Atomizer.

21. Parvesh Cheena

Actor | Outsourced

Parvesh Cheena was born on July 22, 1979 in Naperville, Illinois, USA as Parvesh Singh Cheena. He is an actor and producer, known for Outsourced (2010), Transformers: Rescue Bots (2011) and Crazy Ex-Girlfriend (2015).

as Blades.

22. Frank Welker

Actor | Transformers: Dark of the Moon

Frank Welker was born on March 12, 1946 in Denver, Colorado, USA as Franklin Wendell Welker. He is an actor, known for Transformers: Dark of the Moon (2011), Transformers: Age of Extinction (2014) and Transformers: The Last Knight (2017).

as Megatron.

23. Tom Kenny

Actor | SpongeBob SquarePants

Tom Kenny grew up in East Syracuse, New York. When Tom was young he was into comic books, drawing funny pictures and collecting records. Tom turned to stand-up comedy in Boston and San Francisco. This led to appearances on every cable show spawned by the stand-up epidemic of the 80's and 90's as ...

as Starscream.

24. MacInTalk

Actor | WALL·E

MacInTalk was born in 1984 in California, USA. He is an actor, known for WALL·E (2008), Atop the Fourth Wall (2008) and Nostalgia Critic (2007).

as Soundwave.

25. Ben Foster

Actor | Hell or High Water

Ben Foster was born October 29, 1980 in Boston, Massachusetts, to Gillian Kirwan and Steven Foster, restaurant owners. His younger brother is actor Jon Foster. His paternal grandparents were from Russian Jewish families that immigrated to Massachusetts (his grandfather became a prominent judge in ...

as Thundercracker.

26. Dan Castellaneta

Actor | The Simpsons

Dan Castellaneta was born on October 29, 1957 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Daniel Louis Castellaneta. He is an actor, known for The Simpsons (1989), The Simpsons Movie (2007) and Space Jam (1996). He has been married to Deb Lacusta since 1987.

as Skywarp.

27. Mark Hamill

Actor | Star Wars

Mark Hamill is best known for his portrayal of Luke Skywalker in the original Star Wars trilogy - Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977), Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980), and Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983) - a role he would reprise in Star Wars: The Force...

as Scrapper.

28. Tony Todd

Actor | Candyman

Perhaps best known for his chilling performance as "Candyman", the charismatic 6' 5" actor Tony Todd has consistently turned in compelling performances since his debut in the fantasy film Sleepwalk (1986). Born in Washington, D.C., Todd spent two years on a scholarship at the University of ...

as Skyquake.

29. David Sobolov

Actor | The Flash

David Sobolov is known for his work as a voice actor playing creepy villains, scary aliens, and edgy heroes on television, in games, and in feature films. He's the voice of Gorilla Grodd on The CW Network dramas The Flash and Legends of Tomorrow, and Drax in Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy ...

as Racorclaw.

30. Kevin Michael Richardson

Actor | Lilo & Stitch

Well-known, king-sized actor and voice artist Kevin Michael Richardson was born in Bronx, New York. He is, perhaps, mostly recognizable for his deep voice, which he uses in many of his works.

Richardson is a classically trained actor. He first gained recognition as one of only eight U.S. high school...

as Headstrong.

31. Frank Welker

Actor | Transformers: Dark of the Moon

Frank Welker was born on March 12, 1946 in Denver, Colorado, USA as Franklin Wendell Welker. He is an actor, known for Transformers: Dark of the Moon (2011), Transformers: Age of Extinction (2014) and Transformers: The Last Knight (2017).

as Rampage.

32. Mark Hamill

Actor | Star Wars

Mark Hamill is best known for his portrayal of Luke Skywalker in the original Star Wars trilogy - Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977), Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980), and Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983) - a role he would reprise in Star Wars: The Force...

as Cyclonus.

33. Randy Brooks

Actor | Reservoir Dogs

Randy Brooks was born on January 30, 1950 in New York City, New York, USA as Frederick Randolph Brooks. He is an actor and writer, known for Reservoir Dogs (1992), Colors (1988) and Assassination (1987).

as Swindle.

34. Lee Tockar

Actor | Slugterra

Lee Tockar was born on February 11, 1969 in Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada as Lee William Tockar. He is an actor and writer, known for Slugterra (2012), My Little Pony: Equestria Girls (2013) and Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures (2013).

as Scourge.

35. James Woods

Actor | Vampires

James Howard Woods was born on April 18th, 1947 in Vernal, Utah, the son of Martha A. (Smith) and Gail Peyton Woods, a United States Army intelligence officer who died during Woods' childhood. James is of Irish, English, and German descent. He grew up in Warwick, Rhode Island, with his mother and ...

as Dead End.

36. Steve Blum

Actor | Cowboy Bebop: Tengoku no tobira

Steve Blum was born on April 29, 1960 in Santa Monica, California, USA as Steven Jay Blum. He is an actor and writer, known for Cowboy Bebop: The Movie (2001), Fainaru fantajî sebun adobento chirudoren (2005) and Cowboy Bebop (1998).

as Onslaught.

37. Jess Harnell

Actor | Transformers

Jess Harnell was born on December 23, 1963 in Teaneck, New Jersey, USA. He is an actor, known for Transformers (2007), Transformers: Dark of the Moon (2011) and Animaniacs (1993).

as Brawl.

38. Anthony Hopkins

Actor | The Silence of the Lambs

Anthony Hopkins was born on December 31, 1937, in Margam, Wales, to Muriel Anne (Yeats) and Richard Arthur Hopkins, a baker. His parents were both of half Welsh and half English descent. Influenced by Richard Burton, he decided to study at College of Music and Drama and graduated in 1957. In 1965, ...

as Bombshell.

39. Frank Welker

Actor | Transformers: Dark of the Moon

Frank Welker was born on March 12, 1946 in Denver, Colorado, USA as Franklin Wendell Welker. He is an actor, known for Transformers: Dark of the Moon (2011), Transformers: Age of Extinction (2014) and Transformers: The Last Knight (2017).

as Shrapnel.

40. Scott McNeil

Actor | Dragon Ball Z

Scott McNeil was born on September 15, 1962 in Brisbane, Australia. He is known for his work on Dragon Ball Z (1996), Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed (2004) and Beast Wars: Transformers (1996).

as Waspinator.

41. Ryan Reynolds

Actor | Deadpool

Ryan Rodney Reynolds was born on October 23, 1976 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, the youngest of four children. His father, James Chester Reynolds, was a food wholesaler, and his mother, Tammy, worked as a retail-store saleswoman. Between 1991-93, Ryan appeared in Fifteen (1990), a ...

as Hunter O´Nion.