This weekend the New York Times has posted an article entitled "Actors Share How They Got The Job," a series of brief interviews with actors from upcoming films. Isabela Moner talks about her audition process for Transformers: The Last Knight,
what Michael Bay was looking for in a lead actress, and how she narrowly escaped a haircut. Keep reading to see!
Actor John Turturro has an impressive resume above and beyond his Transformers work. Impressive enough to lead some to ask why he'd decide to work in a movie series that he's previously described as "not the kind of movies I watch". In a recent interview with Stephen Colbert at the 6th annual Montclair Film Festival, Turturro addresses that question briefly while also talking about what it's like to work with Michael Bay. Keep reading for the excerpt.
Comic artist Rob Liefeld has recently announced that producer Akiva Goldsman will be spearheading a new writer's room based on Liefeld's creator-owned Extreme Comics
universe. But as proof of concept, Goldsman gave him a look at the production bible for the Transformers Cinematic Universe - one of only eight copies in the world! Keep reading to see Liefeld's reaction to the book.
International Business Times reports that Robert Kirkman, creator of popular zombie-encrusted soap opera The Walking Dead
, has opened up on the reasons why he was only in the Transformers Cinematic Universe's Writers' Room for a single day. It's related to the health issues that kept him out of last year's San Diego Comic-Con for the first time in 10 years. Keep reading for further details and a video of Kirkman responding to the question.
Transformers 5 director Michael Bay recently sat down with Collider to talk about his latest movie, 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi that will be coming to theaters next weekend. The interview is pretty much focused on the new movie, but we do get some comments from Bay on what's in the works for Transformers 5 and the recent developments with the Writers Room. According to Bay, we may be seeing some historical elements and or smaller productions.
Thanks to our old friend Sean Long, who's posted a video from the SacAnime 2015 festival held in , Sacramento, CA last weekend. Perter Cullen, the voice of Optimus Prime made an appearance. It is way too early to know for sure, but he did say that Transformers 5 and 6 may be going back to the roots when asked about the concern about the darkness of the series so far. Read on for more on Transformers 5 is to released June 24, 2016.
The Japan Times has published an article about Age of Extinction, its Japanese connections, and the samurai-inspired changes to the character designs. Bay also reveals that despite vowing that Dark of the Moon was his last Transformers film he was "prevailed upon, expertly" by a group or person he does not name to direct TF4. Will the same be true of TF5? We'll see. Keep reading for a link and selected quotes!
The Huffington Post have posted an interview with three time Transformers movie writer Ehren Kruger who penned the latest "Transformers: Are of Extinction" movie that swept box offices last weekend. In the article the writer shares a number of insights about how the so-called new trilogy was decided on as well as many of the aspects be brings to the table. We learn about director Michael Bay's idea to make this new forray a "Father-Daughter" story as well as the origins of Lockdown and the one character Bay will never do (which means he will, at some point).
Age of Extinction's Jack Reynor (Shane Dyson) and Nicola Peltz (Tessa Yeager) were interviewed by io9 about what it was like to work with director Michael Bay and how the effects shots were accomplished. Peltz described one finished shot she got to see recently as "That was (Michael Bay) hitting me with a broom." Click the title for an excerpt and a link to the full interview!
Just in via Car and Driver is an interview with the Transformers 4 Age of Extinction director Michael Bay. He talks about some his very own vehicles we have seen in his movies, wrecking cars, some of the things that he did for the new movie and more about working with cars and movies. Read on for more details about working with Transformers and more.
IGN sat down to talk with actor Mark Wahlberg about "Transformers: Age of Extinction." The lead actor who plays Cade Yeager is pretty confident about this film letting us know we should "Expect to be Blown Away." He goes on to say there are plenty of surprises for new comers and die-hard fans. He also shares some insights about how the relationship with the Dinobots takes place. This might be a bit revealing for some so take note of SPOILERS AHEAD
Every new Transformers movie brings new twists to what they can do with a movie. This story of the Kristiansand company from Norway who produce special command chairs made for controlling drilling rigs who were asked to supply some props for the new movie. Judging from the image of the chair, it is not hard to see Cade Yeager jumping into the MH OCH 300 seat in his last ditch attempt to save the planet from evil robots. Read on for more on this story via the translated article and image showing the chair with a certain yellow robot we all know.
USA Today have posted short bit with voice actor Peter Cullen talking about the Optimus Prime voicing for the Transformers series over the years. Cullen will be reprising his role in the new movie "Transformers: Age of Extinction" as the Autobot Leader character. Read on for his comments and a look a new image of Optimus Prime from the movie what will be out in theaters June 27, 2014.
There's more tricking in from the Entertainment Weekly interview with the director of the Transformers Age of Extinction move, Michael Bay. He's gives up some solid details on the Lockdown character who's got a face for a gun. Bay reveals he's a robot in the middle who's not on either side, he's just out to capture another "one person, one alien" to complete his mission and leave. Read the full quote from Bay on the Lockdown character.
Thanks to the Transformers Live Action Movie BLOG (TFLAMB) who have posted news of a recent interview from Entertainment Weekly with Transformers Age of Extinction director Michael Bay and actors Mark Wahlberg and Jack Reynor. While they don't use the word "reboot," it was made pretty clear that the initial trilogy of films is now in the past and we're going into "a new Transformers" as described by the Director. Who goes on to say "It's always good to freshen it up and change the story."
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