Keep Earth Human with 'Transformers: Age of Extinction' Viral PSA
by Ethan Anderton
May 22, 2014
Last year, we caught a glimpse of propaganda posters on the set of Transformers: Age of Extinction, some of them banishing the Transformers, while others still looked to them as heroes. This concept was expanded when a viral phone number appeared on a billboard highlighting the attack of Chicago from the third film. Now the website TransformersAreDangerous.com has some updates, including a couple new propaganda posters to "Keep Earth Human" and also some clippings from newspapers and magazines about the fear caused from the Transformers still being around. There's also a video PSA looking back at the devastating Chicago attacks, which is why Transformers are hiding in the trailers and TV spots.
Here's the PSA commemorating the "Fall of Chicago" from Transformers: Dark of the Moon:
And here's the propaganda posters and news clippings from the aftermath (see more here):
Michael Bay is again directing Transformers 4, or Transformers: Age of Extinction, from a screenplay by Ehren Kruger, as his last film in the blockbuster series The film begins after an epic battle that left a great city torn. As humanity picks up the pieces, a shadowy group reveals itself in an attempt to control the direction of history while an ancient, powerful new menace sets Earth in its crosshairs. With help from a new cast of humans, Optimus Prime (voiced by Peter Cullen) and the Autobots rise to meet their most fearsome challenge yet. The cast includes Mark Wahlberg, T.J. Miller, Jack Reynor, Nicola Peltz, Stanley Tucci, Kelsey Grammer and more and Paramount Pictures release the film June 27th later this summer.