"Transformers 5" Michael Bay confirms he will direct sequel

Transformers is a series of American science fiction action films directed by Michael Bay, and based on the toys created by Hasbro and Tomy.

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After rumours that Michael Bay won't be directing the fifth "Transformers" movie, the director has confirmed that he will return for the upcoming film, which is scheduled  for a summer 2017 release.

“I’m doing Transformers … 5, is it?” Bay tells Rolling Stone. “J.J. [Abrams] told me, ‘You’re the only guy that could do this.’ But it’s time to move on. One more.”

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"Transformers 5" is set to be written by Art Marcum and Matt Holloway, who wrote Marvel's "Iron Man," alongside Ken Nolan.

Wahlberg who played Cade Yeager, a Texas inventor and mechanic in the In the fourth film, “Age of Extinction,” recently confirmed his return to franchise.

Transformers is a series of American science fiction action films directed by Michael Bay, and based on the toys created by Hasbro and Tomy.

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The already released 1st four movies in the franchise, has grossed almost $3.8billion worldwide.

In 2007,  ‘Transformers’ was the 45 highest grossing film, and the fifth highest grossing film of the year, grossing  approximately $709 million worldwide.

In 2009, its sequel ‘Transformers : Revenge of the Fallen’ grossed more than it’s prequel, despite its negative reviews.

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In 2011, ‘Transformers : Dark of the Moon’ was released, and went on to gross over $1 billion, despite receiving mixed reviews.

In 2014, the 4th film in franchise ‘Transformers: Age of Extinction’  was released, and also grossed over $1 billion, bringing in in $320 million  just from China.

Its next installment titled ‘Transformers 5’  is scheduled for a Summer 2017 release.

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