Transformers: Dark of The Moon (or DOTM) serves as the third installment of the Transformer film franchise. It continues with the war between the autobots and decepticons but also provides an ending to the entire trilogy. In the film Sam has become a decorated war hero but suffers a broken heart after breaking up with Mikaela. However he soon finds a new love interest in Carly.
Concerning the autobots Optimus Prime meets his predecessor Sentinel Prime who was revealed to be his and Megatron's mentor during the comic book prequel. He was onboard The Ark which crashed on the moon during in 1961. However he later betrays the autobots and joins Megatron. In turn Sentinel kills Ironhide by shooting him in the face. He and Megatron return to Cybertron but Megatron soon betrays him also. After the events of the last film Megatron has again assumed as new vehicle form of a rusty truck, described as "demented version of Optimus Prime." He was also wears a cowl to cover the innjuried parts of his face.
It is later revealed that Megatron's scientist Shockwave was imprisoned by the humans underneath the Chernobyl and he was responsible for the Tunguska event. He serves as the final antagonist for the movie and was described as "a little bit more vicious than Megatron" and commands a cybertronian driller, however he is killed by Optimus Prime. The Decepticon transforms into a Cybertronian tank.
The two characters Mudflap and Skids will not be present in the film however new characters for example the autobot sub-team called The Wreckers.
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