After many rumours of titles for Transformers 4 popping up the last few days, Michael Bay has finally settled on one. Prepare yourself for the “Age of Extinction.” The first teaser poster for the fourth installment of Michael Bay’s blockbuster “Transformers” franchise has been released via Yahoo! Movies, and it reveals the film’s full official title: “Transformers: Age of Extinction.”
While there it doesn’t offer up any details regarding the plot, the title does seem to confirm previous rumours about the Dinobots. Producer Lorenzo di Bonaventura recently revealed the presence of the Dinobots – the subset of Transformers who shapeshift into the forms of prehistoric creatures – in the sequel, telling Tformers.com:
“I can not disclose the specifics, but you can be sure that the arrival of the Dinobots will give the audience a lot to be excited about. The world’s coolest, most exciting cars will appear in the film, including Chinese vehicles, so whether you are a car enthusiast or not, it will be a feast for the eyes.”
Introduced back in 1984, the Dinobots were a team of Autobot Transformers who turn into Dinosaurs. The original members of the team included the aforementioned Grimlock, Slag (a Triceratops), Sludge (an Apatosaurus), Snarl (a Stegosaurus), and Swoop (a Pteranodon).
Transformers: Age of Extinction comes to theaters June 27th, 2014 and stars Mark Wahlberg, Nicola Peltz, Jack Reynor, Stanley Tucci, Kelsey Grammer, Sophia Myles, Bingbing Li, T.J. Miller. The film is directed by Michael Bay.