Earlier today Paramount Pictures announced the release dates for the next three movies in their long running Transformers movie franchise. The franchise, which has amassed $3.77 billion in worldwide bx office earnings brings the Hasbro manufactured toys and cartoon characters that were highly popular during the 1980's. According to Deadline the next, fifth instalment which will be directed (allegedly for the last time) by Michael Bay and will also see the return of Mark Wahlberg as lead character Cade Yaeger, and has been scheduled for a June 23rd 2017 release, with its sequel to be released June 8th 2018 and the seventh movie set for a June 28th 2019 release date. Reportedly an eighth movie is also in development, with a 2020 release date looking the moat likely.
These release dates have come about from Akiva Goldsmans team of creative writers, whom were tasked with extending the widely successful franchise into an extended universe, as has become the recent trend in Hollywood.