North America video distributor Shout! Factory announced that they will release a DVD and Blu-Ray set of the 1986 cartoon movie The Transformers: The Movie. The DVD and Blu-Ray are set to be released on September 30th. This movie, based on the cover, will mark 30 years since the movie. Shout! Factory also mentioned that they also got the digital rights for the movie. Here is what the movie is about based on Shout! Factory:
The AUTOBOTS, led by the heroic OPTIMUS PRIME, prepare to make a daring attempt to retake their planet from the evil forces of MEGATRON and the DECEPTICONS. Unknown to both sides, a menacing force is heading their way – UNICRON. The only hope of stopping UNICRON lies within the Matrix of Leadership and the AUTOBOT who can rise up and use its power to light their darkest hour. Will the AUTOBOTS be able to save their native planet from destruction or will the DECEPTICONS reign supreme?
The new, remastered movie will have an HD format, bonus content and a collectible package.
This movie is the sequel to the classic animated series.
Here is some Transformers hype. Autobots roll out!