Paramount Brings the Other "Transformer" Robots to the Big Screen27 Jan 2015
Paramount brings the other "Transformer" robots to the big screen.
If you've seen the fourth instalment of the Transformers film series - Transformers: Age of Extinction - you may have noticed some star turns from the other "transformer" robots. All told, 13 Kawasaki robots - four different models from two different series - make appearances in the film.
The robots were used on 3 different sets in upwards of 6 scenes, all of which take place at the Chicago headquarters of a corporation called KSI. All Kawasaki robots work in the service of KSI's goal to reverse engineer the good-guy Autobots and bad-guy Decepticons and create the first human-built Transformers.
In one scene a Kawasaki robot model RS06L melts down the head of Ratchet, a beloved Autobot slain earlier in the film. In another scene, two model RS10N robots manipulate Brains, a Decepticon drone turned Autobot imprisoned by KSI to decode Transformers' brains so they can be replicated in the human-created Transformers. In a third scene Kawasaki BX200L robots assist KSI scientists as they probe a dead Transformer for secrets in a sub-zero temperature lab.
The robots' activities at KSI's labs are only a hint at their off-screen capabilities!