‘Transformers 4′ Will Be Bay’s Last; New Robot Designs & Cast in the Works

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Michael Bay Transformers 4 Transformers 4 Will Be Bays Last; New Robot Designs & Cast in the Works

It’s been quiet on the Transformers 4 front ever since it was confirmed that Michael Bay is returning to direct the film. We know that TF4 will be bringing back fan-favorite robots but also introducing new characters (human and mechanical); it will be released in 2014; and the story will be a ‘more serious sequel’ that will set up a new story arc.

While doing an interview with Hero Complex about the new Transformers theme-park ride at Universal Studios, Bay also dropped a few updates about how Transformers 4 is taking shape.

Bay stated in the interview that Transformers 4 will be his last film in the franchise, and that he will leave things properly arranged for “the next guy” to take the reins. In addition to the declaration that part four is his last (a statement he also made about the previous film, Transformers: Dark of the Moon), Bay also claims that the robot characters will be getting some “redesign,” while a new human cast will be brought onboard, as previously speculated. (Thought likely not Jason Statham, as was also speculated.)

Taking all this into account, Transformers 4 is shaping up to be an odd bird: On the one hand, it will mark an ending for the director who has steered the franchise to box office riches (and well away from critical acclaim); on the other hand, that ending will also serve as the beginning of a new trilogy - one which will have to be brought to completion by a new architect. Let me just go ahead right now and recommend Battleship director Peter Berg for that job.

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Transformers 5? Peter Berg is Basically Michael Bay 2.0 at this point.

Part of me just wants Bay to be done and for the Transformers movie franchise to truly get a fresh. But dammit if another (much smaller) part of me doesn’t want to see “Boom-Boom Bay” take yet another shot at trying to bring actual narrative and character substance to the visual extravagance. Am I being a hopeful optimist, or a naive masochist?

I guess we’ll find out as Transformers 4 nears its June 29, 2014 release date.

Source: Hero Complex

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  1. Iam just waiting for the next part of the transfomer4 which have more action and trilling hope the movies will release soon best of luck.

    • it will come out on the 26 or 27 of june this year

  2. i think its time Mr. Bay needs to go and Megan Fox NEEDS to come back. I also hope to see a longer movie.

  3. ok i found a cast list and basics on the new plot. im not happy the last movie was screwed up because of the crap with Megan Fox now there getting rid of a amazing cast. get off the CRACK and get your head together before another Transfomers movie gose to crap. i cant wait for a NEW derector.

  4. i hope this film bombs!

  5. yes i love transformers movie.i am also waiting for the new movie of transformers 4.Michael Bay sir you are no one directer .thanks for giving this kind of movie .

  6. We are not here

  7. You guys seriously want a LONGER Transformers movie? With MORE action??

    Are you HIGH???

  8. Right because am a member on every transformers website YouTube Chanel and every other kinda sh*t I no all the characters who will be takeing over for Shia labouf will be mark waulburgh and he will have a daughter and all the autobot a will have new vehicle forms from cybertron but it will not be to obvious and there are 12 new autobots all with forms form cybertron and bumble bee gets his voice box back and ultra Magnus will be takeing over has the second in command has iron hind died by sentinel prime and negation and star screen will not be returning

  9. Me and my kids just watched the 3 movies I always though they looked stupid …but after watching the first 1 even my 4 yr old twins love the movies and will root for bee and optimus prime ..I can’t wait for the 4th movie and hopefully it won’t be the last!!!!!!

  10. I love all the transformer movies , each one gets better and better, and I can’t wait til the new one comes out , keep up what you guys are doing you have made my childhood come to life with your movies thanks

  11. Man I swear to god I hope they dont kill optimus prime if so I will NEVER watch another movie from this director .. it seams they alwayz take out a main autobot but the leader come on now yall being sum d… heads

  12. I’ve seen all the transformer movie’s,watched them over and over,I think they are fantastic yes I would have preferred Megan fox in dark of the moon,just a small hiccup.my son grew up with the original transfomers so its good to see them return.I’m looking forward to the movie but wish it was the original cast,any true transfomer fan will love it as much as the others.looking forward to it,goodluck Mr bay.

  13. I’m only 17 but I’m designing my own transformers. Inventing my own ones, many movie designers say that it could be in movies. They are only on paper but I assure that when I can design them in more 3d that they could be perfect for new transformer movie. I have just started drawing them about 3 weeks ago, and I haven’t stopped. I’ll try to post them on google or something, just look for the name Lloyd

    • please make a 5th transformers movie I am begging you guys please do it for me!

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