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Has Pandering to Chinese Audiences Hurt ‘Transformers 5’?

THR attends a Shanghai screening of Michael Bay's latest only to encounter walkouts, general disinterest and plenty of snickering over a conspicuous abundance of product placement.

‘Transformers 5’ Box Office: How Far the Bots Have Fallen

The big-budget tentpole opened notably behind the previous installments in the U.S. even while showing signs of life overseas, especially in China. But is the international box office enough to save…

China Box Office: ‘Transformers 5’ Opens to Huge $123M, but Can It Hold?

China is again the biggest market in the world by far for the Michael Bay action franchise, but whether the latest installment can match its predecessor is uncertain.

In Theaters This Weekend: Reviews of ‘Transformers 5,’ ‘The Big Sick’ and More

Also: What THR's critics are saying about Sofia Coppola's 'The Beguiled' and Suki Waterhouse, Jim Carrey and Keanu Reeves in dystopian fairy tale 'The Bad Batch.'

‘Transformers’ Star Jerrod Carmichael on the Joke Michael Bay Asked Him to Change

'The Last Knight' actor also reveals why he won't join another existing franchise (despite enjoying himself on set): "Mark my words, this is my first and my last."

New CEO Jim Gianopulos Opens Paramount’s CineEurope Show

Exclusive footage from Alexander Payne's 'Downsizing' and Alex Garland's 'Annihilation' was screened, while Al Gore dropped in via video to talk up his 'Inconvenient Truth' sequel.

‘Transformers: The Last Knight’: Film Review

The good and bad robots once again battle it out in 'Transformers: The Last Knight,' the latest installment of the Hasbro toys-inspired franchise.

Box-Office Preview: ‘Transformers 5’ Looks for Biggest Bang Overseas

The latest outing in the Paramount-Hasbro franchise, reteaming director Michael Bay and star Mark Wahlberg, is opening wide domestically on Wednesday.

‘Transformers’: Watch the Trailers for All 5 Movies in the Franchise

The latest action-packed adventure, starring Mark Wahlberg, will be released June 21.

Universal Wins Bidding War for Michael Bay-Produced Script About Trump-Like Dystopia (Exclusive)

'Little America' is set in a future where a U.S. president has bankrupt America and China has called in its debts.