Michael Bay may not direct the next ‘Transformers’

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Director Michael Bay may finally be ready to step away from his explosive (and explosively successful) Transformers franchise. In an interview with USA Today, Bay tells the paper that he believes he will hand the franchise off to another director for future installments. It’s not a done deal just yet, but Bay says that he has other movies that he’d like to tackle. “There’s kind of a new chapter, a new direction in movies I want to make,” Bay says. “I have a lot of stories to tell. And it’s about flexing new muscles.” He’s reportedly working on a TV project and is interested in making a documentary on elephant poaching.

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