Because knowing is half the battle, Brian Cronin explores whether negative reaction to the death of Optimus Prime in the animated The Transformers: The Movie saved Duke from the same fate in G.I. Joe: The Movie.
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Paramount Pictures has signed a deal for two Chinese companies to co-produce Michael Bay’s Transformers 4, which will include Chinese actors and locations.
Michael Bay has announced relative newcomer Jack Reynor will star with Mark Wahlberg in Transformers 4, which the director reaffirmed is not a reboot of the Paramount Pictures franchise.
Director Mark Wahlberg has refuted a widely circulated article purportedly based on a leaked script for Transformers 4, asserting, “I can absolutely 100 percent say this is completely false.”
Director Michael Bay has begun to test young actors for the role of the daughter of Mark Wahlberg’s character and her race car-driving boyfriend. Paramount Pictures will sign the leads to a three-movie deal.
Despite Michael Bay’s earlier feint, Paramount Pictures has confirmed the director will re-team with his Pain and Gain star Mark Wahlberg for Transformers 4, which is set for release in June 2014.
Director Michael Bay insists a report that his Pain & Gain Mark Wahlberg is in talks for Transformers 4 “is just a rumor.”
Several days after an interview appeared in which Hugo Weaving was dismissive of his voiceover work for the Transformers franchise — “It was meaningless to me, honestly” — director Michael Bay fired back at the actor, although not by name.
Hasbro President Brian Goldner recently teased that the blockbuster franchise could feature a revamp that introduces new Transformers to help bolster toy sales.
Perhaps it’s a longing for simpler times – or maybe it’s that I wasn’t raised in the US and so missed out on these the first time around – but I’ve become obsessed with old-school television commercials for toys recently: Transformers! He-Man! Super Powers! Each one was sold separately, but seemed to promise so much happiness, it’s almost painful to watch.
Director Michael Bay teases that Transformers 4 could move the action into space, and clarifies that the film won’t be a reboot, but will instead take the story “in a new direction.”
While discussing the new Transformers The Ride – 3D, Michael Bay explained the the fourth Transformers movie will have new characters — both robotic and human — and also set the franchise up for his successor.