While we have seen the first teaser trailer for the Transformers 4 Age of Extinction movie, we are still learning about who in this movie. Thanks to the Movie Hole blog, we have an interview with actress Melanie Specht who will be playing the senior executive to Joshua, played by Stanley Tucci, in the movie. We have also seen her in movies such as Loveless in Los Angeles (2007) and Something Sweet (2004). She shares some of her insights on working on a big production movie and learning from a director like Michael Bay.
By now, the Industrial Light and Magic (ILM) animation studios are synonymous with the Transformers movies directed by Michael Bay. If you have ever wondered what it is like to work behind the scenes at ILM, a new article by the Philippine Daily Inquirer shares the insights of Gem Ronn Cadiz, a young Filipino animator at Lucasfilm Singapore who shares how he came to work on the Transformers Dark of the Moon and the current production Transformers 4 Age of Extinction. Read his insights on training and what it takes to animate the big bots.
The Transformers: Age of Extinction producer Lorenzo Di Bonaventura told Hollywood News that the fourth movie is definitely not a reboot. Explaining that this movie is more like the elements of the original story line have gone a different direction. Citing the common scenes from the third movie being used in the fourth and other aspects as examples of how this is not a reboot. Read on on for is full comments on Transformers: Age of Extinction below.
Entertainment site JoBlo has posted an interview with Steve Jablonsky who is been at the helm scoring all of the Transformers movies today. Nothing has changed as we will be seeing him back in action on Transformers 4: Age of Extinction. Get the insider scoop on what it is like to work on the Transformers movies and some of the details on the composers' approach to scoring music for Michael Bay's movies.
Lead actor Mark Wahlberg talked to The Daily Beast about the "Transformers: Age of Extinction" movie that will be out next summer. The actor tells us more of the backstory that sets up the fourth movie that he describes as a stand-alone story that has its own story time based on the emotions between a father protecting his daughter.
Entertainment Tonight have posted a second article and video from the "Transformers: Age of Extinction" set with new details on the filming of the movie this time on the set of Hong Kong. This time we get some details from Mark Whalberg and Jack Raynor on the long waiting times for scene setups and how they often resorted to playing pranks to pass the time. Director Micheal Bay also gives us a bit of the plot to nibble on about how the future world the movie's time is set in. See the video and quote from Michael Bay and more details below.
While Paramount has laid out a plan for several Transformers movie sequels, the continuation will depend on the success of the 4th one,Transformers: Age Of Extinction, that is now in production says Paramount Pictures' Rob Moore. The article in China entertainment blog M1905 with Moore also reveals they have made a lot of changes to this movie to appeal to the Chainese film goers by having Bay shoot in new locations on the Mainland as well as bringing in Chinese actors like Han Geng and Li Bingbing who were paired up with Hollywood actors.
South China Morning Post caught up with Transformers: Age of Extinction director Michael Bay to talk with him about his experience filming in Hong Kong. By now, everyone knows about the extortion attempts on his crew, but the article goes beyond the bad things that happened to cover what Bay liked about the city of Hong Kong and what he called "a very visual city." The director also shared his insights about why he's tired of filming in America where he says he covered all of Los Angles in all his films and needs "new inspiration."
Set designer artist David Bollman, 57, who previous worked on Transformers: Dark Of The Moon. Was interviewed by Source Newspapers recently about his work painting most of the sets that were built for new "Transformers: Age of Extinction" film. Most of the work Bollman did was focused on building the Hong Kong China town in downtown Detroit. Read on for the comments he shares with some of his insights on the movie as well as working with Michael Bay and Mark Wahlberg on the production.
In a new interview with Beijing News, Transformers movie franchiser producer Lorenzo di Bonaventura pulls the covers off the Dinobots mystery with the official word the Dinobots will be in Transformers 4. Additionally, he confirms: Optimus Prime and Bumblebee will appear from more than era in the movie. Filming production in four China locations including Beijing and Hong Kong. Chinese concept cars would be seen in the movie. We assume that includes the just E-Jet concept car just spotted in Chicago.
Michael Bay and will be the first to use the 6K RED DRAGON™ sensor that captures over 9x more resolution than HD on the Transformers 4 movie. Unrivaled detail and impressive native exposure eclipse 35mm film in both latitude and image density. Industry leading specs distinguish the EPIC DRAGON as a model for image innovation, helming the evolution of digital cinema technology. Watch the video below of Bay talking about the new system.
Digital Spy have posted a new interview with Mark Wahlberg who's been talking about his new music "2 Guns." During the interview, Wahlberg makes a comment that reveals the forth movie he is working on is not a sequel to "Transformers: Dark of the Moon." The actor who plays Flynn Vincent, is quoted as saying "...Its just very different, its a standalone movie" when asked about this movie beind done on a smaller scale. He goes on to reiterate he is the father of a daughter who gets involved in a "giant shit storm."
Mark Wahlberg is making the rounds promoting his new "2 Guns" movie and sat down recently with the Transformers 4 star. When asked if the rumours of the Dinobots in the fourth movie, Mark didn't deny anything, more over he said in a heated manner "You don't want me to get replaced halfway through production for divulging secrets." It is hard to say if he is confirming the rumors, but he was agitated enough to know it is was something he should not talk about.
Metro News Canada have posted a brief interview with Mark Wahlberg, AKA Marky Mark, who is talking about his next release "2 Guns," When the question about his work on theTransformers 4 came up, echoed what many of the other franchise actors have said, that working for Michael Bay is a very demanding non-stop job. Check out the Mark's comments below.
In a recent interview for the Belifast Telegraph, British actress Sophia Myles has commented on her work on the "Transformers 4" movie that is current in production in the USA. Miles who is said to play the role of a scientist says she is thrilled to be part of the production and has been having a great time working with director Michael Bay and the other actors on the set.
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