The Transformers saga is officially getting a spin-off focused on Bumblebee.

"On the run in the year 1987, Bumblebee finds refuge in a junkyard in a small Californian beach town. Charlie, on the cusp of turning 18 and trying to find her place in the world, discovers Bumblebee, battle-scarred and broken."

Bumblebee was written by Christina Hodson (Unforgettable) and directed by Travis Knight (ParaNorman). It stars Hailee Steinfeld, Martin Short and Pamela Adlon.

Catch Bumblebee in American theaters December 21 and enjoy the trailer, the message from director Knight and the message from star Steinfeld below.


A message from Travis Knight.

A message from Hailee Steinfeld.