Director Michael Bay has announced that the upcoming fifth Transformers movie will be his last, according to Rolling Stone (via Deadline).
“I’m doing Transformers … 5, is it?,” Bay said. "It’s fun to do a movie that 100 million people will see, [but] this is the last one. I have to pass the reins to someone else.”
Bay has directed all four of the Transformers movies since the original live-action film in 2007. Bay had previously been hesistant to commit to returning for the 2017 film, saying that he would only be producing it. Transformers: Age of Extinction star has also confirmed he will reprise his role for the movie.