We're chomping at the bit in anticipation of Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen, which debuts nation-wide on June 24. We likely haven't even seen all the theatrical trailers, yet Paramount and Dreamworks have already declared July 1, 2011 the opening day for the third installment of the Transformers franchise.

Some film franchises these days shoot movies back to back to cut down on production costs and keep momentum, but that isn't the case with T3. In fact, the third Transformers flick hasn't even been written yet, nor has a writer been hired. It seems that competition for the best summer release dates is fierce, which forces studios to plan far into the future – before a project is even off the ground. We can't even think that far ahead yet, so we're just going to keep our focus on T2, hoping it doesn't let us down. If it flops, we may not even have a Transformers 3 to worry about. Thanks for the tip, Leigh Ann!


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[Source: E Online]