An open casting call will be held at the Somerset Inn in Troy, Michigan (2601 W. Big Beaver Road) on Friday, May 31 and Saturday, June 1 from 10 AM to 2 PM each day. Applicants must be available to work from June through August in the area. The production is seeking males and females over the age of 18 to play clean-cut business persons, military personnel, or FBI agents. They are also seeking Asian families of all ages.
Mark Wahlberg, Nicola Peltz, Jack Reynor, Stanley Tucci, Kelsey Grammer, and Sophia Myles have been confirmed to star in this sequel. The story is said to center on an ancient and powerful Transformer menace that comes to Earth, and a battle between good and evil that ensues. Production will take place in Chicago and Detroit, before shifting to China later this summer.