LOS ANGELES, May 17 (UPI) — Paramount Pictures has officially titled its fifth installment in the long-running “Transformers” series, “The Last Knight.”
The studio made the announcement on Instagram Monday alongside a new video featuring main robot-in-disguise Optimus Prime.
“Calling all #Autobots: Optimus Prime is ready for battle. Are you? #transformers,” Paramount captioned the clip which features a closeup of Prime’s face before it fades away to reveal the new logo featuring a sword inserted into the middle.
Production begins on the action-adventure sequel June 2016. “The Last Knight” will bring back series director Michael Bay in what he claims will be his last “Transformers” film and “Age of Extinction” star Mark Wahlberg.
In February, Paramount announced the dates for the next batch of “Transformers” films starting with “The Last Knight” arriving in theaters June 23, 2017, “Transformers 6” following with a June 8, 2018 opening and “Transformers” 7 coming June 28, 2019.