Paramount Pictures announced today that director Michael Bay has signed a deal to direct the next installment in the hit “Transformers” franchise.
Bay will direct the next Transformers film after he finishes directing “Pain and Gain.”
Filming for “Pain and Gain” is expected to begin production in early spring 2012.
Paramount Pictures will release the next Transformers film on June 29th, 2014.
The third, and most recent installment of the franchise, “Transformers: Dark of the Moon,” is the fourth highest global grossing film of all time with 1.24 billion dollars of worldwide box office success.
It's not clear if the next Transformers film will be a prequel, or a direct sequel to Transformers: Dark of the Moon.
Source: Paramount Pictures