Regisseur Michael Bay liet weten dat de opnames voor Transformers: Age of Extinction zijn afgerond. De film van Paramount Pictures zal op 3 juli 2014 in première gaan en de eerste trailer verschijnt tijdens de Super Bowl XLVIII op 2 februari 2014. In zijn statement laat Bay weten trots te zijn op zijn vier Transformer-films. Lees hieronder Bays volledige bericht:
It is a drag talking to reporters on sets. Why? Because often times they take your words and skew things to their liking. Then the crazy, lazy game of reporting on what other writers story’s reported me saying and suddenly it becomes skewed Internet truth. So I waste my time to restate exactly what I did say, again.
No I did not ‘apologize’ for any Transformers movies. I did not say I shot the last three movies “less cool” than the new fourth installment. I was talking specifically about camera style and tone, of the first movie compared to how I shot the new installment with a very big scale, cinematic style. I was very specific in saying the first Transformers was shot in a ‘generic suburbia’ area, not trying to be cool with any cinematic flashes. I wanted it to feel like this could happen in any backyard in the United States.
So that brings me to letting Transformers fans know that we have completed our five and half month shoot. We got back from a month long shoot in China. My crew and I had a fantastic time shooting in Hong Kong and Mainland China. It was an amazing experience, and I love the country. My cast was absolutely fantastic, and a very fun group to work with. We are working hard cutting the movie right now. I think the first piece comes out for the Super Bowl and a teaser right after that.
And yes, I’m very excited about this new movie.
Transformers: Age of Extinction wordt geregisseerd door Michael Bay. In de hoofdrollen zien we Mark Wahlberg, Nicola Peltz, Kelsey Grammer, Sophia Myles, Peter Cullen, Glenn Morshower, T.J. Miller, Stanley Tucci, Titus Welliver, Jack Reynor, Li Bingbing en Han Geng. Het scenario is geschreven door Ehren Kruger. Transformers: Age of Extinction draait vanaf 3 juli 2014 in de Nederlandse bioscoop.