"Looks awful": Fans slam CGI in new Transformers: Rise of the Beasts trailer

A still from Transformers: Rise of the Beasts (Image via Paramount Pictures Australia/YouTube)
A still from Transformers: Rise of the Beasts (Image via Paramount Pictures Australia/YouTube)

The new teaser trailer for Transformers: Rise of the Beasts is out, and as expected, it has led to massive discussions among fans on Twitter. The flashy new trailer offers a peek into several thrilling action sequences from the film and promises to be a fun ride.

Fans, however, are not impressed with the CGI effects used in the film. One user mentioned that the CGI "looks awful."

The trailer opens with an ominous tagline that says, "For millions of years, our world has transformed. But something else has awakened." Optimus Primal dominates the opening scenes as he says, ''I'm not the one to fear, Prime.''

Overall, the trailer retains its flamboyant tone from previous films in the franchise and promises to deliver a thrilling cinematic ride. The movie is set to be released in theaters in the US on June 9, 2023.


Twitterati slams CGI effects used in the latest Transformers: Rise of the Beasts trailer

Several fans took to Twitter to share their thoughts on the new trailer for Transformers: Rise of the Beasts. Many were not happy with the CGI effects used in the film and slammed the trailer.

Although many have criticized the visual effects, some expressed hope that the makers can improve the CGI as there's still time left for the film to be released. Apart from that, reactions to the trailer seem fairly positive.

Check out some of the reactions on Twitter:


More about Transformers: Rise of the Beasts plot, cast, and the franchise

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The new Transformers movie is set in the 90s and centers around two archeologists. It will also introduce to the viewers a stunning Transformer breed that could further complicate the battle between Decepticons and Autobots. As per Paramount Pictures Australia's YouTube channel, the official synopsis of the film reads:

''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 the existing battle on earth between Autobots and Decepticons.''

The upcoming film stars Anthony Ramos in the lead role of Noah, along with Dominique Fishback, who essays the role of Elena. Ramos is best known for his appearances in In the Heights, A Star Is Born, In Treatment, and many more.

Dominique Fishback's other notable film and TV acting credits include The Deuce, Show Me a Hero, and Judas and the Black Messiah, to name a few. The movie is helmed by Steven Caple Jr., best known for his work on Creed II, The Land, Grown-ish, and Rupture.

The first Transformers flick was directed by Michael Bay and was released way back in 2007. Although it received quite a few negative reviews from critics, the movie turned out to be a smash hit around the world and spawned a franchise that would become one of the most iconic film franchises in Hollywood history.


Transformers: Rise of the Beasts will arrive in theaters in the US on June 9, 2023.

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