I wanted to create an unsettling sense of mystery and tension with the music. Hatebreed also contributed to the soundtrack with their hit single "Seven Enemies" which was released the same day Transformers: The Last Knight hit theatres and is featured in the end credits as is Linkin Park and Kiiara 's song "Heavy".
Killswitch Engage also contributed to the soundtrack with their song "Hate by Design", as well as their hit "This is Absolution. Slipknot also contributed to the soundtrack with their hit " The Devil in I ", Flotsam and Jetsam band contributed to the soundtrack with their hit "Dreams of Death" off their album "No Place for Disgrace.
Seether contributed to the soundtrack with their hit "Out of my Way". Hollywood Undead contributed to the soundtrack with their hit "Undead. The mansion was dressed as a Nazi swastika-draped headquarters for Adolf Hitler for filming. Transformers: The Last Knight was released on June 21, , after being moved up from its original June 23 release date.
With 24 hours of its release, the trailer garnered a record-breaking It was Weibo 's No. A new trailer aired with the release of Beauty and the Beast on March 17, , while the third trailer was released on April 13, The international trailer was released on May 17, , and a smaller trailer was released shortly after, on June 4, After that, various TV spots were released.
The site's critical consensus reads, "Cacophonous, thinly plotted, and boasting state-of-the-art special effects, The Last Knight is pretty much what you'd expect from the fifth installment of the Transformers franchise. Peter Travers of Rolling Stone gave the film a zero-star review as he did to the previous films , saying "Every time Michael Bay directs another Transformers abomination this is the fifth , the movies die a little.
This one makes the summer's other blockbuster misfires look like masterpieces. But I can say with absolute certainty that after watching, your head will hurt.
Variety 's Owen Gleiberman gave the film a mixed review stating, "The fifth time may not quite be the charm, but the latest entry in Michael Bay's crunched-metal robot-war mega-series is badder, and therefore better. A spin-off titled Bumblebee , starring Hailee Steinfeld and John Cena , was released on December 21, to a successful critical and financial reception.
In an interview with Slash Film on December 10, , producer Lorenzo Di Bonaventura announced that there will continue to be further films in the series following the release of Bumblebee , acknowledging that the franchise will make some changes in their tone and style.
The Last Knight was originally developed as the first installment from a writers room style brain trust that was established to map out the future of the Transformers films over the next several years. In March , Paramount hired Academy Award winner film writer Akiva Goldsman to bring together a group of writers and pitch ideas for future Transformers films with the intention of expanding the franchise into a cinematic universe. At least 12 films had been planned for the cinematic universe with Goldsman overseeing development of a multi-part sequel storyline along with prequels and spin-off films that were to follow.
Before the release of The Last Knight , Michael Bay said it would be his last film in the franchise but expressed interest in remaining as a producer should they wish to continue the series with another director. Bay confirmed in April that out of the writers room, at least 14 stories had been completed for potential future Transformers films. Following The Last Knight's' negative reception and disappointing box office performance, the future of the series was uncertain.
By August , Akiva Goldsman revealed he was no longer leading the writers room, and had left the franchise. On February 16, , Senior designer of the brand John Warder confirmed Hasbro's plans for the sequel had been postponed and on May 23, Paramount removed the sequel from their release schedule. In a March interview, while promoting Bumblebee in Japan, Di Bonaventura claimed that sequels to both the solo film and The Last Knight were in development.
He said "One is the latest in the main family series following Transformers: The Last Knight and the other is a sequel to Bumblebee ". In May , it was reported that Paramount scheduled a release date of June 24, for the next live-action Transformers film  , though it has not been announced whether or not it is a continuation of The Last Knight.
By January , it was announced that both a follow up to Bumblebee , and an adaptation of Transformers: Beast Wars were in development; written separately by Joby Harold and James Vanderbilt , respectively. He found a way to get Cybertron to live, but to do that, Optimus must find the artifact found in the Earth. After Optimus Prime takes a dark turn, Cade Yeager joins forces with a group of Autobots to stop a villainous plot to destroy Earth.