'Transformers 5' Spoilers: Michael Bay Reveals He Is Having 'Trouble' Handing Over The 'Transformers' Franchise [VIDEO]
In a recent interview with HeyUGuys, director Michael Bay talked a little bit about working on Transformers 5.
Bay was essentially promoting his latest release, 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi. The director spoke about liking to mix it up between doing big franchise blockbuster and smaller films.
Bay had previously revealed that Transformers 5 will be the last film he will be directing int he franchise, when asked what it will be like handing over the franchise to somebody else, the director suggested that it would be tough.
"Well, I am having trouble with Transformers, handing it over, as you can see...Same thing with Peter Jackson, same thing, giving Middle Earth away and Cameron giving Avatar away, it's a tough thing, I kind of like going from big to small movies, bounce around."
The director was also asked about his very hectic schedule and if he ever planned on taking a break. "Yeah, I think I am due for a vacation after this Transformers," he said. "But, you know, it's fun, I love it, I don't know what else to do."
In another recent interview, Bay revealed that Transformers 5 will be filmed in Chicago.
Bay spoke with WGN Radio about the progress on the fifth instalment of the franchise. Interviewer Richard Dean asked Bay if he was planning on blowing up Michigan Avenue again, in response to which the director revealed an important detail about the setting of the film.
"No, we're gonna find a new street," Bay said. "But I love Chicago." And then, referring to some of the city's systemic problems, including gun violence, added dryly: "We'll come in with some Transformers to even it out."