Optimus Prime Ready For His Close-Up

New Transformers pics appear online

"Hello. I'm beloved Autobot leader Optimus Prime. I know that some of you human Transformers fans have been having system failures at the thought of me sporting painted flames. I would warn you, then, to prepare to be even more outraged at plans to eschew my usual deep red colour for a more modernistic yellow and green hue. It’s just the way I’m feeling right now. Got to look 2.0 for the kids.

“Just kidding! But it certainly looks like the flames are here to stay, if these latest, clearer images of me in the flesh – well, metal - are anything to go by. The debates have already been spreading like wildfire, so head on over to Ain't It Cool News for a little extra fuel. And please remember: never take sweets from Decepticons. Thank you. Prime out.”

Yes, kids, it's another possible first look at Optimus Prime. Is this it? Or is it another model that the studio will disavow all knowledge of? Have a look for yourself and then decide...

Head over to Ain't It Cool News for more pictures.