Transformers: Age of Extinction

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Transformers: Age of Extinction
Directed by Michael Bay
Produced by Don Murphy
Tom DeSanto
Lorenzo di Bonaventura
Ian Bryce
Michael Kase
Mark Vahradian
Steven Spielberg
Written by Ehren Kruger
Starring Mark Wahlberg
Nicola Peltz
Jack Reynor
Kelsey Grammer
Sophia Myles
Li Bingbing
Stanley Tucci
TJ Miller
Music by Steve Jablonsky
Cinematography Amir Mokri
Editing by Roger Barton
William Goldenberg
Joel Negron
Studio di Bonaventura Pictures
Hasbro
Distributed by Paramount Pictures
Release date(s) June 27, 2014 (2014-06-27) (North America)
Country United States
Language English

Transformers: Age of Extinction is a 2014 American science fiction action film based on the Transformers toy line. It is set to be released on June 27, 2014, it is the fourth live-action Transformers film series. Like its predecessors, Transformers and Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen, Transformers: Dark of the Moon and Transformers 4 is directed by Michael Bay and produced by Steven Spielberg. The film's story is set four years after the events of the third film.

Mark Wahlberg as the human starring role, the father of lead female protagonist, Nicola Peltz. Jack Reynor as the youth protagonist. Kelsey Grammer as the main antagonist, with Peter Cullen, Mark Ryan, Robert Foxworth, James Remar and Hugo Weaving returning as the voices of Optimus Prime, Bumblebee, Ratchet and possible reborn of Galvatron; the cast also saw the additions of Stanley Tucci, Li Bingbing, Sophia Myles, and TJ Miller.

Plot[change | edit source]

As humanity picks up the pieces, following the conclusion of Transformers: Dark of the Moon, Autobots and Decepticons have all but vanished from the face of the planet. However, a group of powerful, ingenious businessman and scientists attempt to learn from past Transformer incursions and push the boundaries of technology beyond what they can control – all while an ancient, powerful Transformer menace sets Earth in his crosshairs. The epic adventure and battle between good and evil, freedom and enslavement ensues. But it was later to be inaccurate.

Cast[change | edit source]

Humans[change | edit source]

Voice Features[change | edit source]

Autobots[change | edit source]

  • Peter Cullen as Optimus Prime, main character voice, the leader of the Autobots.
  • Ryan as Bumblebee, Autobots young explorer.
  • Robert Foxworth as Ratchet, The Autobot's Medic
  • Dinobots
    • Grimlock
    • Swoop
    • Slug
    • Scorn
    • Slash
  • Hound
  • Drift
  • Crosshairs

Decepticons[change | edit source]

  • Hugo Weaving as Galvatron, voice main antagonist, The Reborn Megatron, the leader of the Decepticons.
  • Lockdown
  • Cyclonus
  • Vehicons
    • Stunticons
  • Motormaster
  • Dragstrip
  • Wildrider
  • Breakdown
  • Deadend

Production[change | edit source]

Filming[change | edit source]

Filming is expected to take place between April and November 2013 in London with a budget of $165 million once Pain & Gain, a film that Bay is also directing, is finished editing.

On January 8, 2013, it was announced that Reynor would be joining Wahlberg in the lead. On the Michaelbay.com forums, Nelson, the administrator of the website, confirmed that filming will take place in Chicago.

Filming is scheduled to begin in June 2013 with filming occurring in Detroit, Chicago, Austin, Los Angeles and Hong Kong. Bay released images of the new and upgraded vehicles to be the stars in "Transformers 4" May 28, 2013, alongside the announcement that they had begun filming in Monument Valley, Utah.

Filming is still in the works in Chicago. The McCormick Place in Chicago was changed to appear as if it were to be in China. Some streets including by the Willis Tower were also changed as if they were in China.

Music[change | edit source]

Ehren Kruger will pen the script and Steve Jablonsky will score the film.