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‘Transformers 4′ Photo: “Remember Chicago” Billboard Teases a Brave New World


As you may remember, ‘Transformers 3′ (dubbed ‘Dark of the Moon’) climaxed with a massive battle between warring robots that essentially leveled the city of Chicago. We expect nothing less from director Michael Bay, so we didn’t bat an eye at that iconic skyline crumbling into a million pieces. However, Bay has shared a new image from the set of ‘Transformers 4‘ that suggests that this massive action set piece has had a lasting impact on the world.

Most movies, particularly blockbuster franchises, never bother with the consequences of a massive action scene, but it looks like ‘Transformers 4′ will acknowledge the world-changing events of the previous film in a big way. After all, if aliens invaded Earth and toppled a major city, you’d never hear the end of it. Check out what was shared on Michael Bay’s official Twitter feed:


This billboard, set up near the ‘Transformers 4′ Texas set, was humorously shared in an attempt to convince a few fans that Megan Fox is not returning for the film (i.e. ‘Transformers 4′ is a continuation of the last and Fox is not part of the plan). That may sound nonsensical, but here’s the proof. Anyway, here’s a better look at that picture:

Michael Bay

What does this tell us? For starters, it tells us that ‘Transformers 4′ is very much a follow-up to the previous films, even if Bay keeps talking about it as a “soft reboot.” Secondly, it suggests that the new film takes place in a world where the Autobots and the Decepticons are no longer well-kept government secrets and have become public knowledge. Robots in disguise no more, we suppose!

‘Transformers 4′ is currently filming and will hit theaters on June 27, 2014. And on a side note, we took the liberty to call the number displayed on the board, but all we got was, “The party you’re trying to reach is unavailable…”

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