It looks like a production designer has already been hired for Transformers 2. Nigel Phelps, who worked with director Michael Bay on Pearl Harbor and The Island, is listed on the United Talent Agency’s website as having the job. Phelps is currently working on Universal’s The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor.
DreamWorks Pictures is targeting a June 26, 2009 release date for the sequel.
Source: Superhero Hype!