As the Transformers franchise name promises, when the Autobots and Decepticons aren't running around beating each other up with their oversized fists, they're disguising themselves as Earth-vehicles. Most of the time these are slick-looking cars and trucks, and next year's cinematic installment, Transformers: The Last Knight, won't be any exception. The movie is currently shooting in the United Kingdom, and that includes a big race down the streets of Newcastle.
The first video (posted by Twitter user Ian Stokoe) shows four of the cars getting into place, and while there may be more Transformers involved in the final cut of the race, here we see four Autobots. The first is newcomer Hot Rod, who is disguised as a Lamborghini Centenario. The second is a classic favorite, Bumblebee, who in this movie will be rocking the 2017 Chevrolet Camaro form. The third is the former Decepticon/turned benevolent Autobot Drift, who will be driving around as a Mercedes-AMG GT R. Finally, there's Crosshairs, who is wheeling around as a Chevrolet Corvette C7 Stingray. Not a bad lineup of wheels, and clearly the crowd is excited to them drive by.
In the second video (posted by Twitter user Eve Violet Gargett), the race officially kicks off, and trailing behind the Autobots are a few nondescript black (maybe gray) cars, which we're guessing are either government forces or sinister antagonists. Either way, Transformers: The Last Knight will be delivering at least one intense race at some point in the story, and once the crew throws in all those post-production effects (especially if it ends with the Autobots reverting back to their natural forms), it's going to be one hell of a spectacle on the big screen. The United Kingdom is the latest stop on the Transformers: The Last Knight shooting destinations, which has also already included, Havana, Phoenix and Detroit.
Transformers: The Last Knight hasn't delivered any specific plot details yet aside from somehow incorporation Arthurian legend, as some scenes taking place in medieval times have already been shot and Liam Garrigan has reportedly casts as the big man himself, King Arthur (a role he's already played on Once Upon a Time). However, most of the fifth movie will take place in the present day, as Mark Wahlberg, Josh Duhamel, Tyrese Gibson and Stanley Tucci are also reprising their respective characters seen in previous installments. There will also be plenty of new faces being thrown into the mix, like Isabela Moner, Jerrod Carmichael, Laura Haddock, Santiago Cabrera and Anthony Hopkins.
Directed by Michael Bay (who previously said this will be his last Transformers movie), Transformers: The Last Knight races into theaters on June 23, 2017.
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