Paramount Pictures has released the first trailer for Bumblebee, a spinoff of the Transformers franchise.
The spinoff is an origin story for the Bumblebee character, set a couple of decades before the events of the first Transformers movie. It stars Hailee Steinfeld as a girl who discovers that the yellow Volkswagen Beetle she found at a junkyard in California is so much more than she first thought it was.
Continue below to check out the trailer and a new poster.
Joining Steinfeld on the cast of Bumblebee is Pamela Adlon, John Cena, Stephen Schneider, Megyn Price, Jorge Lendeborg Jr., Jason Drucker, Kenneth Choi, John Ortiz, Ricardo Hoyos, Abby Quinn, Rachel Crow, Grace Dzienny, and Glynn Turman.
The movie is directed by Laika Entertainment head and Kubo and the Two Strings director Travis Knight, from a screenplay written by Christina Hodson, who previously penned Shut In and Unforgettable. Hodson also worked on the script for the Birds of Prey movie featuring Harley Quinn and was hired to write the upcoming Batgirl movie as well.
Bumblebee is set to be released in theaters this holiday season on December 21st.