Fans of the mega-blockbuster franchise, “Transformers,” will see more of Autobots and Decepticons in the next 10 years.
Hasbro Studios confirmed that four more “Transformers” sequels are on the works, Entertainment Weekly reported.
During the Q&A in MIP Junior Conference 2015, Hasbro Chief Content Officer Stephen Davis said: “You’re going to see a new Transformers movie coming from Hasbro and Paramount and Michael Bay and our other partners.”
“We decided we wanted to plot out the next 10 years of the ‘Transformers’ franchise, so we got together in a three month period of time…Nine of some of the most creative writers I have ever worked with … plotted out the next ten years of Transformers. Similarly we are doing the same in television and digital. So stay tuned, Transformers five is on its way, and six and seven and eight,” he added.
According to Davis, the writers’ room will be headed by Akiva Goldsman, who won an Academy Award for the movie “A Beautiful Mind.”
Coming Soon wrote the writers who will team up for the “Transformers” sequels include Robert Kirkman (The Walking Dead), Art Marcum and Matt Holloway (Iron Man), Jeff Pinker (Fringe and Lost), Zak Penn (X-Men: The Last Stand and Amazing Spider-Man 2), Ken Lolan (Black Hawk Down), Geneva Robertson-Dworet and Christina Hodson (Black List), and Steven DeKnight (Daredevil).
Aside from the confirmation of more “Transformers” movies, fans are also eager to know if Shia Labeouf will reprise his role as Sam Witwicky in the upcoming sequels. There have been rumors that Labeouf and Megan Fox will appear in “Transformers 5”, but there have been no confirmation on the reports as of yet.
One thing is sure, the fifth movie will star “Transformers: Age of Extinction” actor Mark Wahlberg, according to Telegraph.
Bay is expected to direct “Transformers 5,” but the ace director/producer had tweeted last month stating that his involvement with the upcoming sequel is not yet official.
The fourth installment of the franchise, “Transformers: Age of Extinction,” was released in 2014 and earned $1.1 billion at the worldwide box office despite the absence of Labeouf. The fifth film, which is expected to start filming next year, will be released in 2017.