Michael Bay: On to the next thing

The director on the future of the "Transformers" franchise

It left off in Chicago, and that is right where it will pick up. "Transformers 4," slated for a June 2014 release, will carry on from the history already in place, but have a new, broader setting to survive in, according to director Michael Bay. Peter Cullen will return as the voice of Optimus Prime, a voice that gave the director "chills" when he first heard it. The movie will not be a ... more >


Decepticon on the rise
Shia LaBeouf and Rosie Huntington-Whiteley
Directed by Michael Bay

A funny thing happened on my way to pan Michael Bay’s midsummer mega monster mash "Transformers: Dark Side of the Moon." It turned out that I liked about half of it. Strangely that would not be the gargantuan 3-D final hour of demolished Chicago skyscrapers, impossible Special Forces stunts, flying glass, metal tentacles, and super-powerful interplanetary robots that could think of no better ... more >