Apple has debuted the first teaser trailer and teaser poster for the upcoming sequel Transformers: Dark of the Moon, which will be released in theaters nationwide on July 1, 2011. Click on the video below for your first glimpse at this high-powered adventure from director Michael Bay. You can also click on the poster to access our growing gallery:

Transformers: Dark of the Moon Teaser Poster
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The Autobots Bumblebee, Ratchet, Ironhide and Sideswipe led by Optimus Prime, are back in action, taking on the evil Decepticons, who are determined to avenge their defeat in 2009's Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen. In this new movie, the Autobots and Decepticons become involved in a perilous space race between the U.S. and Russia, and once again human Sam Witwicky has to come to the aid of his robot friends. There's new characters too, including a new villain in the form of Shockwave, a longtime Transformers character who rules Cybertron while the Autobots and Decepticons battle it out on Earth.