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Daredevil's Steven DeKnight Joins Transformers Shared Universe Writers Room

Posted By:Matt McGloin
Mon, 06/08/2015 - 18:12


One more heavy-hitter has joined the writers room for Paramount's planned Transformers shared universe, and it is Daredevil showrunner Steven DeKnight.

DeKnight, who comes off one of the most popular shows ever on Netflix, has joined the Transformers writers room (via Deadline) which also includes The Walking Dead creator Robert Kirkman, Iron Man scribes Art Marcum and Matt Holloway, Pacific Rim 2‘s Zak Penn, Amazing Spider-Man 2 and Lost’s Jeff Pinkner, Ken Nolan, Geneva Robertson-Dworet, Christina Hodson, Lindsey Beer, and Ant-Man writers Andrew Barrer and Gabriel Ferrari.

Michael Bay, Steven Spielberg, Lorenzo di Bonaventura, Mark Vahradian, Hasbro’s Brian Goldner and Akiva Goldsman are overseeing the Transformers universe which will see multiple Transformers projects starting with the fifth movie directed by Bay.

There has already been talk of spinoffs with mention of an origin Cybertron animated movie as well as the possibility of Beast Wars.

Marvel's Daredevil Season 2 is currently in development and will premiere on Netflix in 2016.