Composer Jongnic Bontemps (4400My Name Is Pauli Murray, Wedding Season, United Skates) is reteaming with director Steven Caple Jr. on the upcoming sci-fi action movie Transformers: Rise of the Beasts. The film starring Anthony Ramos, Dominique Fishback, Tobe Nwigwe, Peter Cullen, Ron Perlman, Michelle Yeoh, Peter Dinklage, Liza Koshy, David Sobolov, John DiMaggio, Michaela Jaé Rodriguez, Cristo Fernández & Pete Davidson marks the seventh installment in Transformers live-action feature series. Joby Harold (Obi-Wan Kenobi) and Darnell Metayer & Josh Peters and Erich Hoeber & Jon Hoeber (The Meg, RED) wrote the screenplay. Michael Bay (who directed the first five Steve Jablonsky-scored Transformers movies) is producing the project with Don Murphy, Tom DeSanto, Lorenzo di Bonaventura, Mark Vahradian and Duncan Henderson. Bontemps has previously scored Caple Jr.’s first feature The Land and also provided additional music for the director’s Creed IIsocial media. Transformers: Rise of the Beasts is set to be released in theaters on June 9, 2023 by Paramount Pictures.

  1. Penderghast says:

    I refuse to believe that this is not Lorne Balfe’s alias that he created by smashing his face onto the keyboard.

    • Darren says:

      Yeah well it’s not.

      • SOME DUDE says:

        Maybe Lorne Balfe WAS involved at some point but they got replaced by this guy instead

    • SOME DUDE says:

      Was never excited for this movie (especially after the dumpster fires that were Transformers: The Last Knight and Bumblebee) but knowing that Lorne Balfe isn’t the composer, I have even LESS reason to see it

  2. Dylan E. says:

    I’m glad with this and Bumblebee, the directors seem to be given free reign to keep the crew that have made the Transformers flicks what they are, while also being allowed to let their usual collaborators come along whenever they feel right for the material and such.

  3. Ironhide says:

    OMG! Please i want Steve Jablonsky for the Score. Thx it is not Lorne Balfe with his 08/15 Hans Zimmer Ripp Off Music. Please i want STEVE JABLONSKY for this Movie! I am Out!

  4. Megatron says:

    I’m always open to new things and hope this composer rises to the occasion, but my goodness this is disappointing news.

    Steve Jablonsky wrote some of the best film music in decades for the Transformers films. Not involving him is a travesty unto itself, but not replacing him with someone of the same caliber is equally bad.

    The pressure is on, Bontemps. I hope this is your big moment because you have huge shoes to fill! Please bring your “A” game.