‘Transformers 4’ May Not Be Final Sequel for Michael Bay; Shia LaBeouf Cameo Not Ruled Out

Producer Lorenzo di Bonaventura reveals the world has not been changed too much, but Michael Bay has taken an interesting new approach.

Transformers 4 will not revisit any locations from the three previous movies
Transformers 4 will not revisit any locations from the three previous movies
Transformers 4 is gearing up to start production later this year, with director Michael Bay taking a smaller approach to the franchise. Producer Lorenzo di Bonaventura recently gave another update about the director's new take, revealing that they don't revisit one single location from the previous three movies.

"There's a lot of new elements. I wouldn't say we've completely changed this world, and yet it's completely different. There are new characters, new situations. I don't think we revisit a single location. Michael really has a great way of approaching this thing."

While Transformers 4 will mark the start of a whole new trilogy, it is believed that Michael Bay will not return to direct Transformers 5 and Transformers 6. The producer revealed that he hopes the director does come back, although that is not set in stone.

"I can't speak for Michael. I hope he would [direct the next two]. It would be great, but it's certainly something in our design of this. It's going to be an ongoing story, so the possibility, again, as long as the audience shows up for us, there's a lot of story still to be told."

When asked whether or not Shia LaBeouf will make a cameo appearance as Sam Witwicky, the producer revealed that may be possible, if something evolved within the story.

"I don't believe that would be true. You never know. Things are not set in stone, and if something evolved and that came naturally. That wouldn't be the intention. The intention is this is new world, with new characters, with Mark Wahlberg leading us. It's a different movie, but a lot of the things that you love about the other ones are joining the ride."

Transformers: Age of Extinction was released June 27th, 2014 and stars Nicola Peltz, Mark Wahlberg, John Goodman, T.J. Miller, Stanley Tucci, Kelsey Grammer, Sophia Myles, Jack Reynor. The film is directed by Michael Bay.

Sources: MTV

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Comments (26)

  1. IVDAS

    If it starts fresh, then don't put Shia in the film. I'm kinda bored to see his character.

    2 years agoby @IVDASFlag

  2. Sean

    @dan1 That would be awesome!

    2 years agoby @themoviefanaticFlag

  3. Replicant

    "as long as the audience shows up for us, there's a lot of story still to be told."

    or as I call it:

    "you keeping paying, we keep making"

    2 years agoby @felipe-11Flag

  4. thedude-abides

    @dan1 Amen to that

    2 years agoby @thedude-abidesFlag

  5. WongFu

    Why would anyone love these films, fun as they are to watch I wouldn't go so far as love.
    Bay's Bay, I watch his films for one reason alone. Action

    2 years agoby @instead8909Flag

  6. Geekster

    Ok Shia, but a big no to everybody else.......i am very eager to see what Bays next spin will be on this!

    2 years agoby @The-Mudder-F-cking-Loud-KillerFlag

  7. Mrgolbourn

    Watch there will be another 2 films den they will reboot it

    2 years agoby @MrgolbournFlag

  8. Dan

    Can one of these sequels be on Cybertron?

    2 years agoby @dan1Flag

  9. ROFLitschristian

    Is there really anything about this sequel that doesn't already chug dick? Spare us already.

    2 years agoby @ROFLitschristianFlag

  10. Cheetoboy

    All I hope is that we see some brand new cool transformers like the Dinobots and Unicron, I hope most of that leaked script is true.

    2 years agoby @cheetoboyFlag

  11. greyhame

    I wouldn't be surprised if Bay came back for the other two, especially if Paramount gave him room to do other projects by leaving 3 years between films. Besides, Bay does have a connection with this series and seems to enjoy creating more story...well explosions.

    2 years agoby @greyhame27Flag

  12. Sean

    I had a feeling this news would be coming eventually.

    2 years agoby @themoviefanaticFlag

  13. T. King (Red Camera Man)

    I'm still not sure what to think of this yet. I'll wait for a trailer and then decide.

    2 years agoby @redcameramanFlag

  14. The Real Goku

    Make Shia like some high positioned military guy or something

    2 years agoby @therealGokuFlag

  15. Bawnian©-Dexeus

    I just want to be entertained. Bring on the explosions

    2 years agoby @bawnian-dexeusFlag

  16. Ghostman

    @corey I knew right from the start that when Bay claimed this will be his "last" he was lying. Also, it made a billion dollars worldwide, you knew a fourth movie was being made when that happened.

    2 years agoby @ghostmanFlag

  17. Monkeyiron 2.0

    @corey offer a guy money especially big money than he'll do anything

    2 years agoby @monkeyiron2-0Flag

  18. Adamsandlerfggot69

    They should keep Shia away.

    2 years agoby @adamsandlerfggot69Flag

  19. Monkeyiron 2.0

    @caifa damn dude why the much hate

    2 years agoby @monkeyiron2-0Flag

  20. caifa

    i need i f*cking teaser of this...and please, please lose f*cking Wahlberg, PLEASE, PLEASE, F*CK OFF WAHLBERG...

    2 years agoby @caifaFlag

  21. the MovieGhost

    @corey Of course he did, what else does he have going on in his life?

    2 years agoby @the-movieghostFlag

  22. Bawnian©-Dexeus

    Moe money Moe money

    2 years agoby @bawnian-dexeusFlag

  23. Corey W.

    I still laugh at the fact that Bay ended up deciding to make this movie though. I knew when he claimed Dark of the Moon was the last one for him he'd be crawling back for more, haha.

    Even though he sucks with story, he does know how to create destruction and madness...which is what is needed in a movie about giant space robots.

    2 years agoby @coreyFlag

  24. Corey W.

    Wahlberg taking over is the only thing keeping my eye on this project.

    2 years agoby @coreyFlag

  25. Roberto Mata

    They want to do Cameos too

    2 years agoby @Roberto-MataFlag

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