Will they make another one ? Sequel?
Despite its critical success, it's on track to lose a fair amount of money, and the last Transformers film performed under expectations as well.
My guess is that the Transformers franchise gets boxed up and put on the shelf for a while. But hey, who knows. Maybe the positive response from those people who did go see it will be enough for the studio to give it one more shot.
Don't think so. I was looking at the numbers and I don't know if this movie is even gonna break even. Cause they promoted the HELL out of this thing.
They should make one last one to wrap everything up, make it the biggest one yet, and bring back everybody that's showed up in the whole series. That would bring the bank.
Box Office jumped to $289 on 3rd weekend due to China's $59m OW. Will break even, budget was $135m.share
I think they will as despite the poor box office (prob end up with 400m ww) its been well received critically and shud do well on dvd/blu (so similar scenario to Batman Begins...and look what happened to the next one..) also its one of Paramounts core franchises along with Star Trek and MI (so they wont want to just ditch it despite the drop in BO)
the sequel will have to put 'Transformers' back in the title though. and probably best if set present day (few years after TLK) and include some mass destruction as that's one of the core elements of the series that audiences seemed to go for (and was apparently missing in this one?) but obviously no Bay directing (so probably best if its the same guy as this one). I guess they could bring back Wahlberg but also bring back Shia and Megan Fox (as maybe that would create abit of added buzz that they were back and with Walberg in a kind of Avengers type way)
I think this movie will do very well on home release and streaming. Definitely heard quite a few people in my life mention they could wait to see this one on Netflix. And I think you nailed it. Transformers alone does not a hit film make. You need the mass destruction element. Disaster films have always been super popular. This was an interesting experiment but I think it would be a mistake to attempt another small story.share