U.S. Premiere Of “Transformers: The Last Knight” To Be Held At Famed Civic Opera House In Chicago June 20

“Transformers: The Last Knight”

It was announced today that the U.S. premiere of director Michael Bay’s “Transformers: The Last Knight” will take place in Chicago on Tuesday, June 20 at 8:00 pm at the Civic Opera House. The event is co-sponsored by The H Collective, a US-based full-service film finance, production, marketing, and distribution company, along with IMAX® and Valvoline.

A red carpet will take place on the Chicago River directly in front of the venue prior to the special event with cast and filmmaker participants including Director Michael Bay, Mark Wahlberg, Josh Duhamel, Anthony Hopkins, Isabela Moner, Laura Haddock, and Jerrod Carmichael.

In conjunction with the Chicago Film Office, Mayor Emanuel is proud to premiere “Transformers: The Last Knight” in Chicago. This will continue the upward trend of increased media production in the city, due to its active and growing film industry. The premiere takes place along the Chicago River against the striking backdrop of one of the world’s most iconic skylines. Recent investments along the river, including the recently extended 1.25 mile Chicago Riverwalk, demonstrate Mayor Emanuel’s commitment to increasing access to and recreational opportunities in areas that had previously been dormant.

Paramount Pictures presents in Association with Hasbro a film directed by Michael Bay. It is produced by Lorenzo di Bonaventura, p.g.a., Tom DeSanto, Don Murphy, and Ian Bryce, p.g.a., and executive produced by Steven Spielberg, Michael Bay, Brian Goldner, and Mark Vahradian.

Paramount Pictures will release the film on Wednesday, June 21st.


James McDonald

Originally from Dublin, Ireland, James is a Movie Critic and Celebrity Interviewer with over 30 years of experience in the film industry as an Award-Winning Filmmaker.
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  • Mike
    20 June 2017 at 9:12 AM

    Yelp is hosting a premiere event, so there are some activities open to the public.. or some of the public.

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  • Chris
    19 June 2017 at 11:26 PM

    Thank you, James! Love the details.

    So, how does one attempt to attend this premiere??? Do you have a contact at the studio?


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    • James McDonald
      James McDonald
      20 June 2017 at 12:10 AM

      Hi Christine, the studio sends us press releases and movie updates but the premiere was for cast and crew only, sorry.

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