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Transformers: Titans Return recruits Peter Cullen and more for Machinima's web series

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Sep 3, 2019, 7:16 AM EDT (Updated)

Machinima's Transformers: Titans Return, the animated sequel to last year's Transformers: Combiner Wars web series, is getting some serious upgrades to its vocal cast, including one legendary performer from the live-action feature franchise.

Fortifying its alien robots' personalities, the upcoming Machinima show will star Peter Cullen, the original pipes for Optimus Prime and Star Trek: The Next Generation's Wil Wheaton and Michael Dorn. Wheaton plays Autobot scientist Perceptor, with Dorn addressing the speaking functions of the titanic Autobot Fortress Maximus.

Power Rangers favorite Jason David Frank is set to voice Emissary, while Young Justice's Nolan North will portray Metroplex, one of the show's spotlight Titans. The Breakfast Club's Judd Nelson jumps on board as well, inhabiting the alien machine Hot Rod/Rodimus Prime, a role he originated in 1986's Transformers: The Movie.

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Here's the official synopsis:

“Titans Return” picks up where the destruction of “Combiner Wars” left off. In the series, the gigantic Transformers called Titans are awakened and cause massive problems. Trypticon, a gigantic lizard-like Transformer, rises to wreak havoc on Cybertron, while Windblade and a ragtag team of Transformers must resurrect an ancient ally. The conflict will transform beloved heroes forever — while some Transformers will be blown to oblivion.

Hopefully Transformers: Titans Return, invigorated with a solid dose of vocal talent, will spur its inconsistent story issues and shabby animation woes from last season when it rolls out in November 2017 on Verizon's Go90 service.

Are you fans of Machinima's Transformers web series and does this added vocal enhancement give you hope for the show's future?

(Via Variety)