Michael Bay's Transformers 4 will begat Transformers 5... and 6

Never let a good franchise die with dignity. In a recent Entertainment Weekly interview director Michael Bay confirmed that Paramount studio were looking to keep the Transformers franchise rolling following the release of the newest instalment Transformers: Age of Extinction.

“It’s kind of like a new Transformers,” Bay says. “We had three, the first trilogy, and this is going to be the next one.” The next…trilogy? “Yeah, it’s the first of a new trilogy,” he says after a moment of hesitation. “I’m not necessarily sure that I’m doing [the others], but that’s what it’s meant for.”

As for the plot, it will begin with the Transformers outlawed and ostracised on Earth following the city-levelling destruction of the last movie (can you really blame humans?). That has left hero Autobot Optimus Prime somewhat peeved: says Bay: “He’s done good for earth, and he’s been f–ked over.”

Transformers: Age of Extinction is out 10 July 2014 in the UK.


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