Transformers Movie: Rise of the Beasts, a Refreshing Detour From Its Predecessors

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The seventh installment in the Transformers movie series, “Transformers: Rise of the Beasts”, is once again drawing attention in the box office, having garnered $8.8 million in Thursday previews.

The release of this sequel has come with certain expectations of battling the box office performance of last week’s chart-topper, “Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse”.

Transformers: Rise of the Beasts aims to secure a box office turnover of $50 million to $60 million this weekend, standing tall against Spider-Man’s estimated range of $45 million to $55 million. However, this new iteration of Transformers aspires to do more than just overshadow other releases.

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It intends to restore the franchise’s vigor following the relatively disappointing performance of the 2018 reboot, “Bumblebee”.

A Hopeful Turnaround for the Transformers Franchise

Rise of the Beasts is shaping up to be a stark departure from its predecessor, the Hailee Steinfeld-led “Bumblebee”, which registered a franchise-low opening of $21.6 million, despite earning $2.85 million in Thursday previews.