Can we expect to see Michael Bay in Transformers: Rise of the Beasts?

The release of an action-packed first teaser for Transformers: Rise of the Beasts, which promises both new and familiar characters, has quickly become the film one of the most anticipated movie events of 2023. The movie goes in the opposite direction of Transformers: The Last Knight and serves as a sequel to Bumblebee rather than that film in the series. It takes set in 1994 and follows a duo of archaeologists as they travel all over the world in search of a discovery that is beyond anything that either of them could have ever imagined…

When they come into contact with Transformers, they find themselves embroiled in the conflicts that are brewing among the robots’ three distinct factions: the Predacons, the Terrorcons, and the Maximals.

Audiences have already started talking about the specifics of the project, but there is one very valid concern that needs to be addressed as soon as humanly possible. Is Michael Bay a part of the Transformers: Rise of the Beasts production in any way?

Is Michael Bay working on the upcoming Transformers film, Rise of the Beasts?

Even though Michael and Travis Knight, the director of Bumblebee, are both contributing to the making of Transformers: Rise of the Beasts, neither of them is taking on the role of the film’s director.

Michael was the director for the first five movies in the Transformers franchise, which began with the original film in 2007 and ended with “The Last Knight” in 2017.

Nevertheless, he contributes to the production of Rise of the Beasts in some way, working as a producer alongside the likes of Don Murphy, Tom DeSanto, Lorenzo di Bonaventura, Mark Vahradian, Duncan Henderson, and James Vanderbilt.

Indeed, Michael was also a co-producer aboard Bumblebee, so he’s been involved in the franchise since new directors stepped in all the same. To further elaborate…

Director of the Transformers film Rise of the Beasts

The upcoming installment of the Transformers franchise will have Steven Caple Jr. serving as the film’s director.

You may have seen the 34-year-old director’s prior work, which includes Creed II and his feature picture debut, The Land, in 2016. However, this will be the first time he has helmed a Transformers film.

This will be his third movie that he has directed, and it is anticipated that Rise Of The Beasts will be his most successful film to date.

It has already been given a release date, and it is scheduled to appear in theaters on the 9th of June 2023.

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