Transformers 4 Age of Extinction: New Dinobots, Movie Release Date, and Casting Info
After leaking the teaser poster last week, Paramount Pictures has officially confirmed the new title and release date for the fourth installment of the Transformers series. The movie, now titled, Transformers: Age of Extinction, is due in theaters on June 27, 2014. With that in mind, we thought it would be the perfect time to catch you up on all the info, including a whole new cast of humans and, of course, the long awaited appearance of the Dinobots.
So, let's start off with the humans. This time around, actors Shia LaBeouf and Josh Duhamel are nowhere to be seen. The film will feature an entirely new cast of "fleshlings." Mark Wahlberg leads the cast playing single father and aspiring inventor, Cade, with 18-year-old actress Nicola Peltz playing his daughter. Wahlberg spoke with MTV about his character: "...a young, single dad having a teenage daughter, trying to succeed as an inventor, having very little means and also trying to provide for my family. Then all hell breaks loose."
Kelsey Grammer and Stanley Tucci will also help round out the humans.
Then, there are the Autobots. Returning bots are, of course, Transformer's staples, Bumblebee And Optimus Prime. Prime will once again be voiced by Peter Cullen, who has played the character since the 1980's animated series. Joining the team will be an all new set of Autobots including Hound, Drift, Crosshairs and the much anticipated, Dinobots.
The only confirmed Decepticon thus far has been Cyclonus, although there have been reports of a prop of Megatron's head being seen on set.
Michael Bay is returning as director with Steven Spielberg producing. Transformers: Age of Extinction takes place four years after the events of 2011's Transformers: Dark of the Moon.
Other working titles for the film included, Transformers: Last Stand, Transformers: Future Cast, and Transformers: Apocalypse.
The complete list of Autobots and Decepticons are still unknown. Which bots do you wanna see roll out onto the big screen?