With the movie out in a month, the viral marketing for 'Transformers 4' has entered full swing and the results are certainly dramatic. Like the best online marketing gimmicks, a new series of videos and posters treat the world of 'Transformers' as actual reality and present themselves as anti-machine propaganda. A new teaser is actually a video asking humanity to never forget the invasion of Chicago by alien robots (as seen in 'Transformers: Dark of the Moon') and the new posters are propaganda signs, rallying people to "keep Earth human."
Transformers: Age of Extinction
Could this be the summer of Kelsey Grammer? The 'Cheers' and 'Fraiser' star has made attempts at the big screen before (he played Beast in 'X-Men: The Last Stand'), but this year he stars in two of the summer's bigger sequels: 'Transformers: Age of Extinction' and 'The Expendables 3.' And now Grammer gets the spotlight in the latest TV spots for 'Transformers 4.'
'Transformers: Age of Extinction' has just debuted a new trailer, and it's been released just in time to play before this weekend's 'Godzilla.' It's as if Michael Bay and company are saying "yeah, you've may have a fire breathing gigantic lizard, but we've got fire breathing gigantic dinobots. Check. Mate."
Decepticons, beware! Optimus and his Autobot warriors are back, newly rebooted and with some heavy artillery they know how to wield -- and should come in handy against those Dinobots. The latest batch of 'Transformers 4' pics get up close with these sort-of familiar faces (as we just said, they got a rebooted design) and tease some serious action to come, as well as an "all is lost moment."
Hot on the heels of Mark Wahlberg receiving his achievement award at the 2014 MTV Movie Awards last night, Paramount unveiled the first official TV spot for 'Transformers 4,' ushering in a new era of 'Transformers' ... with Dinobots! We've also got a few new pics featuring Wahlberg striking some serious action poses.
'Transformers 4' has newly designed autobots, a whole new human cast and some pretty badass-looking dinobots, but according to director Michael Bay, all of that is just the tip of the iceberg. Ahead of the June 27 premiere, Bay revealed that 'Transformers 5' and 'Transformers 6' aren't as far off as we think, as 'Age of Extinction' will kickstart an all-new trilogy. Plus, the man with a penchant for explosions dropped a few new tidbits about the forthcoming dinobot-filled extravaganza.
The 'Transformers' films have operated under director Michael Bay with one basic credo: "Giant F---ing Robots." (It's true! We actually have a cast and crew t-shirt with that printed on the back.) This new 'Transformers 4' poster certainly lives up to that motto as stars Mark Wahlberg and Nicola Peltz beat foot to avoid - what else? - a giant f---ing robot.
The 'Transformers 4' posters have been out in full force, providing us with closer looks at the human cast -- made up of Mark Wahlberg, Nicola Peltz and Jack Reynor -- and the newly redesigned Optimus Prime. But those folks take a backseat as the latest one-sheet for 'Age of Extinction' points to the arrival of the Decepticons.