Michael Bay will be returning to Detroit, Michigan to shoot part of Transformers 4 as confirmed by a news release that hit the wire this morning. Transformers and Transformers: Dark of the Moon featured Detroit as well.
Buried within the press release is an official plot synopsis for the sequel. Until this point all we have had to go off of is Bay saying the film takes place approximately four years after Transformers: Dark of the Moon and will be radically different in design and story than the previous films.
Here’s the synopsis, followed by some quick thoughts about what it might mean:
Synopsis removed by the request of Paramount’s legal team
Source: Michigan Film Office