The 51-year old wrote his final goodbye to a series he has helped to make billions at the box office, walking away from the franchise once and for all.
With both major blockbusters being represented by Paramount Pictures, there were plans underway to link the two worlds in the third instalment of the Dwayne Johnson franchise.
Spider-Man! Furious cars! Transformers! Guardians! Apes! Oh my!
Michael Bay could very well be adapting to a changing landscape, including more gravitas and reality to his blockbuster CGI franchise.
The upcoming 2017 blockbuster will be going back in time as the director shares some insights into the big budget production.