Director Michael Bay has posted an update on his official website
to provide some casting news, which includes the recruitment of some big names. The three actors he provided on his website include John Malkovich (Burn After Reading
), Frances McDormand (Fargo
), and Ken Jeong (The Hangover
Mr. Bay has also provided some shooting updates, writing that they will start pre-shoots in about a month and will shoot at a diverse set of locations within the U.S., including LA, Chicago, Washington DC, Florida, and Texas.
Just like Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen
, the film will be going global, and will shoot in Africa, Moscow
, and China.
Autobot Ferrari 458 Italia - Will the real Sideswipe please stand up?
Mr. Bay has also announced that there is a new Autobot in town, the Ferrari 458 Italia. He announced it during a Ferrari charity event where he was raising money for a hospital being built by Ferrari in Haiti.
is set for a July 1, 2011 release with Shia LaBeouf and Megan Fox returning as Sam Witwicky and Mikaela Banes, respectively. Kevin Dunn is also in negotiations
to return as Ron Witwicky and Tyrese Gibson
, Josh Duhamel
, and Tony Todd
have all indicated they will return.