This American science fiction action movie is the fourth installment of the live-action series Transformers, and is set to take place four years after the invasion of Chicago.
A single father finds himself the battle of his life in his hands, when his young family is targeted by powerful forces. He must now joined forces with the Transformers to protect the Earth from a seemingly invincible new force, if they are to save both humans and Transformers from extinction.
Isabelle Cornish, Margaret Qualley and Gabriella Wilde auditioned for the daughter role before Nicola Peltz was cast.
Landon Liboiron, Luke Grimes, Luke Mitchell, Hunter Parrish and Brenton Thwaites auditioned for the daughter's boyfriend role before the role went to Jack Reynor.
The story is set to take place four years after the final battle in Chicago, from Transformers: Dark of the Moon.
Paramount Pictures entered an agreement with teaming with the Chinese film companies China Movie Channel and Jiaflix Enterprises, to enable filming in China. This is the second Chinese co-production Paramount Pictures made after Iron Man 3.
Dwayne Johnson was offered the role of Flynn Vincent, but he declined due to scheduling conflicts with his movie Hercules: The Thracian Wars.
Optimus Prime's alternate mode in this film is a customized Western Star 4900 SB truck. The design pays homage to Prime's G2 mode (where he was a 1995 Western Star 4964EX tanker truck) and Transformers Prime mode (where he took on the alternate mode of a military truck).
Bumblebee's alternate mode in this film is a 1967 Chevrolet Camaro SS automobile for some of the film then later a 2014 Chevrolet Camaro concept.
Drift's original alternate mode was a Nissan Silvia 615 sports car, but this was revised to a Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport Vitesse sportscar.
Hound's original alternate mode in The Transformers was a Mitsubishi J59 Military Jeep, but this was revised to an Oshkosh Defense MTV (Medium Tactical Vehicle) truck.
Sunstreaker's alternate mode in The Transformers was a Lamborghini Countach, but this was revised to a race inspired Chevrolet Corvette C7 Stignray.
Cliffjumper's Original alt mode in Transformers was a Porsche 924 turbo, but this was revised to a Chevrolet Sonic RS.
Mark Wahlberg asked that his children Ella Rae, Michael Robert, Brendan Joseph and Grace Margaret get roles in the film since they're "Transformers" fans.
Lockdown's original alt mode in Transformers: Animated was a customized muscle car, but this was revised to a Lamborghini Aventador LP700-4.
Rodimus' original alt mode in Transformers was a futuristic sports car, but this was revised to a Pagani Huayra.
Megatron's alternate mode in this film is a 2014 Freightliner Argosy cab-over truck. This is an upgrade from his Mack Titans tanker truck mode from the previous film.
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