Los Angeles, May 17 (IANS) “Transformers 5” will officially be called “Transformers: The Last Knight”, Paramount Pictures has announced.
The studio also shared on Instagram a teaser trailer for the fifth instalment of the “Transformers” film series, which gives a first look at Optimus Prime before showing the official title, reports aceshowbiz.com.
Production on the project will begin in June in Detroit.
“Calling all Autobots: Optimus Prime is ready for battle. Are you,” read the image’s caption.
Michael Bay and Mark Wahlberg retweeted the teaser trailer.
“It’s been an amazing journey with ‘Transformers’. Ready for another ride, Optimus?” Bay wrote.
“This guy is a machine. Optimus Prime just made his first appearance on the ‘Transformers’,” Wahlberg tweeted.
Wahlberg will reprise his role as Cade Yeager while Isabela Moner will star as the female lead, Izabella. Jerrod Carmichael is also added to take on a yet unspecified leading role.
In February, Paramount announced that current plans call for three “Transformers” sequels with one release each year beginning in 2017.
“Transformers: The Last Knight” will open in US theaters on June 23, 2017, followed by a Bumblebee spin-off film in 2018 before “Transformers 6” releases in 2019.