‘Transformers: Rise of the Beasts’ Dominates at the Global Box-Office, Opens at No.1 in PH

MANILA, PhilippinesTransformers: Rise of the Beasts makes a killing at the global box office with a massive weekend opening of US$171 million at the worldwide box office. In the Philippines, the film debuted at No.1 on its five-day opening weekend, nabbing a huge chunk of the market share.

The seventh installment in the Transformers franchise, Rise of the Beasts sees Optimus Prime and the rest of the Autobots teaming up with a whole new breed of Transformer–the Maximals–who join them as allies in their epic battle to save Cybertron and Earth against Unicron and the Terrorcons. The film has scored high among audiences, with an 88% audience score on Rotten Tomatoes, as of writing. 

Local reviews for the film have been mostly positive, mainly for the direction it takes the franchise, and for standout characters such as the Maximals and humans Noah and Elena. 

Image courtesy of Paramount Pictures International

Returning to the action and spectacle that have captured moviegoers around the world, Transformers: Rise of the Beasts will take audiences on a ’90s globetrotting adventure with the Autobots and introduce a whole new breed of Transformer – the Maximals – to join them as allies in the existing battle for earth. Directed by Steven Caple Jr. and starring Anthony Ramos and Dominique Fishback, the film has officially arrived in theaters in June 7.

The screenplay is by Joby Harold and Darnell Metayer & Josh Peters and Erich Hoeber & Jon Hoeber, story by Joby Harold, based on Hasbro’s Transformers™ Action Figures. Produced by Lorenzo di Bonaventura, Tom DeSanto & Don Murphy, Michael Bay, Mark Vahradian, Duncan Henderson.

The film stars Anthony Ramos, Dominique Fishback, Tobe Nwigwe, Peter Cullen, Ron Perlman, Peter Dinklage, Michelle Yeoh, Liza Koshy, John DiMaggio, David Sobolov, Michaela Jae Rodriguez, Pete Davidson, Cristo Fernández.

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