Transformers 3 Dark of the Moon – More Toys, If You Care

by on December 30, 2010

in Entertainment

Transformers 3 Dark of the Moon movie logo

As the time goes by, more and more tidbits of news from Transformers: Dark of the Moon are being grabbed at by various websites, BSC Review, being one of them.  Disclaimer:  I don’t dig that hard for the info, I just see it as it pops up on some sites I trust or follow.

Transformers 3 Bumblebee toy image cease and desist request

They pulled up some pics and to be honest, these images have to be pre-marketing test images because the packaging only says Transformers 3 and does not mention the movie’s title, Dark of the Moon.

Transformers 3 Toy Photo went Here

BSC Review notes that there may be some upgraded looks coming down the pipe for the Autobots in the next movie and the toys may very well give those looks away.  Then again, if you’re like me, you get annoyed when a toy company makes a movie character look different to just sell merchandise.  When Iron Man 2 came out and then the toys, about 90% of the merchandise were fantasy-like profiles that never showed up in the movie.  SO I’d definitely suggest taking the images with a grain of salt.

Transformers: Dark of the Moon is due out in theaters just weeks before San Diego Comic Con, on July 1st, 2011.  It stars Shia LaBeouf, Rosie Huntington-Whitely (Who is replacing Megan Fox), Josh Duhamel, Hugo Weaving, Patrick Dempsey, Alan Tudyk and so many more.  Michael Bay directs.

[Source & more Transformers toys images: BSC Review] << They removed their images also.

IN place of the ill-begotten images I thought I’d place some other images of the Transformers Autobot Bumblebee in their place:

Bumblebee Autobot from Transformers

Bumblebee Camaro from Transformers

And finally, this is a real bumblebee:

a bumblebee not from Transformers


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Myall S. Hawkins, Esq. December 31, 2010 at 11:16 am

We represent Hasbro, Inc. in intellectual property matters. As you may know, Hasbro, Inc. (“Hasbro”) makes toys associated with the Transformers’ comic books and movies. We are contacting you because your website has displayed, without authorization, confidential and/or protected renderings, packaging and/or toy figures that are connected with the 2011 release of the Transformers 3: Dark of the Moon movie. Specifically, Hasbro has been working on a toy line associated with the yet-to-be-released Transformers 3 movie. As such, Hasbro’s toys associated with this movie are highly confidential.

It has come to our attention that images of Hasbro’s toys associated with Transformers 3 were posted on In the interest of keeping Hasbro’s injuries to a minimum, we request that you immediately take down the confidential and/or protected images concerning the renderings, packaging and/or toy figures that are connected with the 2011 release of Transformers 3: Dark of the Moon. Further, Hasbro requests that you delete the written references or discussions regarding the features or attributes regarding the protected renderings, packaging and/or toy figures. Moreover, Hasbro requests that you immediately cease and desist from hosting the unauthorized images on your website. Finally, we request that you do not delete any account information related to the IP addresses of the party or parties that uploaded these images and all logs associated with such transaction.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me.

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