It may not have enjoyed the same kind of success as the previous instalments in the series, but Paramount Pictures and Michael Bay’s Transformers: The Last Knight has now reached the $600 million milestone at the global box office.
The Last Knight has grossed $601.1 million around the world, with $130.1 million domestically (a franchise low) and $471 million from international markets. The original Transformers grossed $709.7 million back in 2007, followed by Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen with $836.3 million in 2009, Transformers: Age of Extinction with $1.104 billion in 2014, and 2011’s Transformers: Dark of the Moon setting a franchise high of $1.124 million in 2011.
Next up from the series is Transformers Universe: Bumblebee, which is set for release on December 21st 2018.
The Last Knight shatters the core myths of the Transformers franchise and redefines what it means to be a hero. Humans and Transformers are at war, Optimus Prime is gone. The key to saving our future lies buried in the secrets of the past, in the hidden history of Transformers on Earth. Saving our world falls upon the shoulders of an unlikely alliance: Cade Yeager (Mark Wahlberg); Bumblebee; an English Lord (Sir Anthony Hopkins); and an Oxford Professor (Laura Haddock). There comes a moment in everyone’s life when we are called upon to make a difference. In Transformers: The Last Knight, the hunted will become heroes. Heroes will become villains. Only one world will survive; theirs, or ours.
Transformers: The Last Knight reunites Michael Bay with franchise veterans Mark Wahlberg, Josh Duhamel, Stanley Tucci, John Turturro, John Goodman and Peter Cullen, while new additions to the cast include Isabela Moner (100 Things to Do Before High School), Jerrod Carmichael (Bad Neighbours), Laura Haddock (Guardians of the Galaxy), Santiago Cabrera (Merlin), Liam Garrigan (Once Upon a Time), Mitch Pileggi (The X-Files) and Anthony Hopkins (Thor: The Dark World).