Optimus Prime Takes on a Dinobot in New ‘Transformers 4: Age of Extinction’ Trailer [Video]

The first trailer for Transformers 4: Age of Extinction revealed a bit what to expect from fourth part of the popular franchise.

The teaser trailer of “Transformers 4: Age of Extinction” was uploaded online and it focuses on Mark Wahlberg’s character Cade Yeager, a mechanic trying to earn some money to educate his daughter when he comes across a Transformer.

But quite soon federal agents knock at his door demanding to know where Optimus Prime, the leader of the Autobots, is. One scene of the trailer shows men in black getting violent with the main hero’s daughter Tessa, played by Nicola Peltz. And soon the family find themselves in the very center of actions in Hong Kong.

Kelsey Grammar’s baddie Harold Attinger announces that ‘the age of the Transformers is over’ however it’s hard to believe in it as the monster robot action sequences kick in.

“Those missing Dinobots will be pleased to know that they feature in the trailer too as Optimus goes head-to-head with one at the end,” Mashable reports.

First trailer of the upcoming sequel was shown during the Super Bowl.

Bay revealed his plans to give fans a glimpse of the latest film at the Super Bowl in December. Writing on his official website, he said: “So that brings me to letting Transformers fans know that we have completed our five and half month shoot. We got back from a month-long shot in China.

“My crew and I had a fantastic time shooting in Hong Kong and Mainland China. I think the first piece comes out for the Super Bowl and a teaser right after that. And yes, I’m very excited about this new movie.”

“Transformers: Age of Extinction” takes place four years after the invasion of Chicago in Transformers: Dark of the Moon, with Mark Wahlberg as Cade Yaeger, a mechanic, and Nicola Peletz as Tessa Yaeger, Cade’s daughter. The two discover alien technology that attracts the attention of Autobots, Decepticons, and a paranoid government official named Harold Attinger, played by Kelsey Grammer.

The supporting cast includes Jack Reynor as Shane Dyson, Tessa’s race car driving boyfriend, Stanley Tucci as Joshua, designer who wants to build his own robots, and Sophia Myles as Darcy, Joshua’s geologist assistant, says Comic Book.

The film brings back the series’ trademark, shape-shifting CGI robots, as well as new strain of machine called Dinobots, such as the Tyrannosaurus-shaped Grimlock.

It looks that the only Transformers confirmed to be returning in Age of Extinction are Optimus Prime, their leader who will now be transforming into a Western Star 4900 semi-truck, and Bumblebee, a 1967 Camaro who is supposed to be upgraded to the 2014 model during the film.

The Super Bowl is known for showcasing trailers for highly-anticipated blockbuster films. This year it gave viewers the first glimpses of Marvel’s Captain America: The Winter Soldier, The Amazing Spider-Man 2: Enemies Unite Sizzle, Muppets Most Wanted, POMPEII and Monuments Men, with last year’s show premiering trailers for The Dictator, John Carter, Battleship and Marvel’s Avengers Assemble.

Transformers: Age of Extinction is set to premiere June 27, 2014.

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