Legendary director Steven Spielberg is thrilled about his forthcoming movie adaptation of hit cartoon TRANSFORMERS - about shape-shifting robots.

The Schindler's List creator adored the 1980s TV series - about toy robots that morph into cars, trucks, planes and ships - and is working with movie studio Dreamworks on a "blockbuster version" which he plans to release in two years (06).

A Dreamworks spokesman says, "Steven and everyone at Dreamworks are very excited about the prospect of expanding the world of Transformers.

"The possibilities for a thrilling action adventure are virtually endless."

26/07/2004 02:45