We know the fifth Transformers movie is called Transformers: The Last Knight. What we don’t know is what the hell that means. Well, a new report claims the title refers to some of the most famous knights in history, specifically those related to the story of King Arthur.
This is a very basic plot rumor but, since the movie is so far out, and it may be true, we’ll consider it a spoiler.
JoBlo reports that The Last Knight will dive into Arthurian Mythology. Apparently Optimus Prime goes back to his home planet of Cybertron only to find it’s been destroyed. In order to bring it back to life he’ll need a very special artifact (because,of course he does, it’s a Transformers movie). And that artifact was last seen in the possession of Merlin, the wizard of King Arthur’s court.
Now, this is a rumor, but it would explain the title, and give the film a grounding and spin that seemingly differentiates it from the rest of the pack. If it’s true, I’m digging it.
Transformers: The Last Knight, directed by Michael Bay and starring Mark Wahlberg, opens June 23, 2017.