Cars Beat Neil Armstrong to the Moon in Transformers 3: Dark of the Moon Trailer


In the teaser trailer for the third installment of Michael Bay's Transformers franchise, Transformers 3: Dark of the Moon, there is no Shia LaBeouf, no Optimus Prime, no Josh Duhamel, no Rosie Huntington-Whiteley. There is just Neil Armstrong and the aforementioned moon. Michael Bay isn't sure that you know, but back in 1969 when Armstrong landed there, he took a stroll over to its dark side, where, duh, an old spaceship full of Transformers had crashed. (Transformers who, having never been to Earth, we assume will still enjoy turning into Mac Trucks, Ferraris, and possibly moon landers.) This massaging of the historical record leads to a more atmospheric, restrained trailer than usual for Bay — there are no explosions — but foreshadows that Transformers 3 will have a huge, zero-gravity demolition derby/drag race on the moon's surface. So, you can look forward to that.