Optimus Prime headshotIn an update to a report filed Thursday, June 21, FinanzNachrichten.de has the full press release regarding the partnership that Cartoon Network and Hasbro have formed to present Transformers Animated. Scheduled to air in early 2008, the series’ first season will contain 26 half-hour episodes, in addition to a 90-minute special. Talent involved with Transformers Animated includes Matt Youngberg as supervising director, Sam Register as executive producer, Derrick Wyatt as character designer, and Marty Isenberg as head writer. Hasbro will expand the series’ world via toys, games, licensed merchandise and promotions around the world. In the meantime, the Transformers Animated poster may be seen here:

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TRANSFORMERS ANIMATED poster (small version)