Michael Bay: Transformers 4 'Is Beginning Of New Trilogy'
The film's director says the latest release is the start of a new twist to the franchise...
Director Michael Bay has revealed that Transformers: Age of Extinction is meant to be considered as the start of a new trilogy for the franchise.
In an interview with Entertainment Weekly, Bay said the fourth instalment sets up a whole new story arc fpr the film series.
"It's kind of like a new Transformers", he explained.
"We had three, the first trilogy, and this is going to be the next one; it's the first of a new trilogy.
"I'm not necessarily sure that I'm doing [the others], but that's what it's meant for".
The film also introduces a new class of robots, the Dinobots and a new Transformer named Lockdown, a bounty hunter who is neither Autobot nor Decepticon.
The director said the newest release "opens up a whole other gigantic world for Transformers".
"You're going to see a few things where you're like 'What is that? And what is that?' And you're going to see a couple shots like, 'Wait a minute, who are they?’ But we don't answer those questions", he hinted.
Transformers: Age of Extinction hits cinemas on 10 July.