The Patriots may have had one of the craziest comebacks in football history during this year's Superbowl, but one of the night’s main highlights was the thrilling new trailer from the upcoming Transformers: The Last Knight.
Filled with explosions, new frontiers and a mysterious voice-over signaling a superior Autobot or Decepticon. Check out the extended Superbowl trailer below before we break it down scene by scene.
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The Transformers Are Back
The trailer begins with Anthony Hopkin’s mesmerizing voice talking over a haunting and chilling choir melody.
We see a God's eye view of the Earth being visited by a massive extraterrestrial ship and negative propaganda posters of Optimus Prime on the streets suggesting humans now see all Transformers as enemies of humanity.
Mark Wahlberg is back and he won’t sell out his Autobot friends. To protect his metallic companions he even wields an alien gun and shoots at a group of armed humans.
The moon is then hit by what looks like the massive alien ship from earlier, causing lunar debris to scatter everywhere. We then hear a mysterious voice say:
A dead and corroded Optimus Prime then floats off into space as we hear:
Tech-based machines emerge from the ocean as military planes are crashing onto the ground. We also see Isabela Moner and Laura Haddock’s characters as they join Mark Wahlberg's character in the surrounding destruction.
A close-up shot of Optimus Prime staring into the camera fills the screen and his eyes turn from a heroic blue to a devilish red and purple. He says in response to the mysterious voice’s question:
The trailer transitions to Optimus Prime having one last showdown with his former friend Bumblebee. It abruptly ends when Bumblebee, with a colossal hammer, is about to deliver the final blow to his old ally.
Humans Vs. Transformers Is Not A Novelty
As the trailer reveals, the Transformers have visited the Earth in the past and their relationship with humans was not pretty. Tired of endless war, it seems like Optimus Prime is responding to a higher being, his maker, going against former allies to carry out his ultimate mission.
With the apocalypse coming to fruition, humanity's last hope against the invading Transformers is a yellow Dodge Charger that stings like a bee.
The only remaining question now is:
Transformers: The Last Knight charges into theaters this June.