Steven Spielberg is a fantastic director and producer who has been directly involved in a ton of great movies. He has an eye for making movies with great stories, and he knows when a story should continue into sequel territory or be left as it is. Apparently he tried to share this knowledge with the director Michael Bay when Spielberg was producing on his Transformers movies, and Bay knows he should have listened.
In a recent interview with Unilad UK, while promoting their upcoming action flick, AmbulanceBay talked about her Transformers movies saying:
“I did too much. Steven Spielberg said, ‘Stop at three.’ And then I said I’m gonna stop here And they begged me again I should have stopped. [But] they were fun to do.”
Spielberg’s 2007 Paramount Pictures and DreamWorks original was “scary,” Bay said, explaining, “It was technology that we didn’t know would work, and then it became a big hit. It was the first time the digital effects were so highly reflective, so it opened up a lot of new horizons,” Bay said of the state-of-the-art CGI bringing the Autobots and Decepticons to life. “It was a fun experience. It made more than [$709 million]that’s a lot of movie tickets and a lot of people who saw it.”
Bay started with the trilogy Transformers, Transformers: Revengeand Transformers: Dark Side of the Moonand continued to do Transformers: Age of Extinction and Transformers: The Last Knight. Travis Knight went on to direct the prequel Bumblebeeexecutive produced by Bay, and Paramount Pictures is moving forward with Transformers: Rise of the Beastsfrom the director Steven Caple Jr.Position will open in theaters on June 9, 2023.