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You've Been Warned: 'Transformers' Will Be Shooting In Chicago Again

By Mae Rice in Arts & Entertainment on Jan 20, 2016 8:55PM

Still from when Transformers filmed in Chicago back in 2010, via Flickr

Director and explosion enthusiast Michael Bay has confirmed that the fifth Transformers movie will film in Chicago. Presumably, this movie is called Transformers: Michael Bay Never Gets Tired Of A Premise. Ever! At All!

Bay said filming for the project would start towards the end of this year, and that it will be released in 2017, in a conversation with WGN Radio’s Gene Richards, the Tribune reports.

Bay filmed parts of the last two Transformers movies—Transformers: Dark of the Moon and Transformers: Age of Extinction—in Chicago, too.

Get ready for road closures, encounters with hot celebrities who aren't that famous yet, and glimpses of Michael Bay tagging buildings his own name. (We have no evidence he actually does this, but we feel like he probably does it everywhere he goes.)