‘Transformers’ brings unprecedented red carpet event to Chicago River

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CHICAGO -- Stars of the new "Transformers" took to the red carpet in what city officials said was the biggest red carpet event we've ever had in Chicago.

A-List stars like Mark Wahlberg and Josh Duhamel strolled the red carpet that was staged on a barge on the Chicago River. The spectacle included the movie's stars as well as some unprecedented security.

Bomb sniffing dogs and a large police presence including machine gun wielding officers led the charge to ensure the events security.

"Transformers: The Last Knight" is the fifth installment in the franchise. The blockbuster stars Mark Wahlberg, Sir Anthony Hopkins, Director Michael Bay, Josh Duhamel, Jerrod Carmichael and many more.