According to The Christian Post, Ryan spoke about Transformers 5 at the recent Wings and Wheel convention in the UK stating the movie will have a dual direction.
The new details for Transformers 5 include mention that the first direction will focus on Mark Wahlberg’s Cade and supporting characters, while the second would would focus more on the Transformers.
There are also rumors flying around that the second direction in Transformers 5 would see Optimus Prime heading out into space in search of possibly the Quintessons and/or Unicron, which would set up the future of the franchise.
Recently it became known that Paramount had created a Transformers writers group with the goal to create a big Transformers shared universe ala Marvel’s movie universe.
The Transformers writers group is led by Akiva Goldsman and consists of Zak Penn (Last Action Hero, The Avengers), Jeff Pinker(Lost), Art Marcum & Matt Holloway (Iron Man), Robert Kirkman (The Walking Dead), Christina Hodson, Lindsey Beer, Andrew Barrer & Gabriel Ferrari (Ant-Man), Ken Nolan (Black Hawk Down), Steven S. DeKnight (Daredevil) and Geneva Robertson-Dworet.
Transformers 5 is due out in 2017 with it looking likely Michael Bay will return to direct.