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New ‘Transformers: Age of Extinction’ Trailer Shows off Dinobots, Wahlberg and Optimus Prime

It’s been three years now since the last installment in Michael Bay’s Transformers live action franchise.  What started out as a set of films heavily-focused on its younger characters, played by Shia Labeouf and Megan Fox, now shifts to a more mature cast, featuring Mark Wahlberg, Stanley Tucci and Kelsey Grammer.  I guess the most important question here is; will we see the same pattern in the upcoming Transformers: Age of Extinction with a plot weighed down by humans characters?  Or will we finally see the story the Transformers themselves deserve?

About a month ago, we got our first look at Age of Extinction in the form of a Superbowl ad, which left a lot of people wanting much more than the 45-second spot they were given.  Now, the full teaser trailer for the movie has been released online, and can be seen below:

The trailer starts off with a “Remember Chicago” billboard on a country road, with the subtitle “Report Alien Activity” followed by a phone number, and we’re introduced to Mark Wahlberg’s character, who seems to have discovered a broken down, rusted truck.  He managed to wire the vehicle up, replying that he thinks they “found a Transformer”, and suddenly feds show up to their house.  We see glimpses of Bumblebee, Optimus Prime, and some robotic ships coming in from outer space.  The final sequence shows up an epic look at the Dinobots in the film, as one of them charges towards Optimus Prime.

All in all, this trailer gives a great look at the movie, set to hit theaters in June.  We can probably expect a full trailer to appear in front of something like Captain America: The Winter Soldier in April.

Transformers: Age of Extinction is set to hit theaters on June 27th, directed by Michael Bay, and starring Mark Wahlberg, Stanley Tucci, Kelsey Grammer, Nicola Peltz and Jack Reynor.


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