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Sun Wukong Battles The Transformers

So it’s been rumored that Transformers: The Last Knight has Merlin in it, but it looks like the Monkey King from Journey to the West also exists in the Transformers movie universe.

Apparently this is a Chinese movie that is actually being made. Not much else is known.

Sun Wukong Battles The Transformers

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TRANSLATION:
Movie title: “Sun Wu Kong Battles The Transformers”
Category: 3D, Fantasy & Si-fi
Team: Spielberg, Hollywood top tier production
Story: Sun Wu Kong and the Transformers bury the hatchet, together they fight against an alien invading force and eventually save the world

Apparently there were a lot of fan comics of this nature in China in the 1980s. Which makes this an official movie inspired by fanfic?

Authors Answer 30 – The Validity of Fanfiction

Lots of different thoughts on fan fiction.

I Read Encyclopedias for Fun

Anyone read Fifty Shades of Grey? That bestselling novel was originally a Twilight fanfiction. It’s been overwhelmingly considered a terrible book with bad writing and horrible editing. Incredible that it became a movie. Does this make fanfiction a valid form of literature? Well, this week’s question comes from OpheliaMorse.

320px-Modern-ftn-pen-cursiveQuestion 30: What do you think of fan fiction as a writing medium? Do you think it has credibility despite the subject matter?

H. Anthe Davis

I think fan fiction has an emotional credibility, if nothing else.  Look, I really like fan fiction — I’m the one from a previous answer who said that’s what they wanted out of writing.  Some can be extremely inventive, or emotionally resonant, or tie things up better than the author did; others can be ham-handed self-insertion or plot-less sex.  All of that is fine, in my opinion.  They all show engagement with the source…

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