Transformers 4: Age of Extinction - Kelsey Grammer Talks About His Character Harold Attinger
BaCon - Friday, September 06, 2013
Kelsey Grammer pulls the sheets off his role as Harold Attinger in the new Transformers 4: Age of Extinction that is in production currently shooting in Chicago, Illinois. Most know him as "Frasier" from this stint on Cheers and his own self-titled show. The interview does its best to relate to Frasier Crane, but Grammer lets us know there's nothing nice about his character who a "Malevolent" person that lurks in the shadows. Read on for his comments on Attinger and working with Michael Bay.
"Malevolent" is the word Grammer uses to describe his big bad, Harold Attinger. "He’s a no-nonsense guy," he told Empire. "He’s lived his life in the shadows for 30 years in the service of his country, and he likes to be unremarkable yet very efficient."
So what would Frasier Crane make of all the Bayhem? "Well, you know what? I think he might find it offensive in some ways, but there was always a bit of Frasier that wasn’t completely a snob. He always liked blowing up things, too, if he could! When he would discover his inner child, he would revel in it, and I think Transformers is one of those things."
In a move that had to be more or less inevitable, TakaraTomy has added Optimus Prime and Bumblebee to their MetaColle line! Short for "Metal Figure Collection," these small figures are minorly articulated and are made of diecast metal. The Age of Extinction versions of the characters will be joining characters from the Marvel movies, Pokemon, Toy Story, Hello Kitty, and Neon Genesis Evangelion. Keep reading to see!
Comicave Studios have released their newest images for their Omni Class 1/22 Optimus Prime Transformers Age of Extinction movie figure.
The 15 inch high non-transforming figure is fully articulated. Made of 50% die-cast build with metal shield & a sword weapons and light-up eyes.
The figure on pre-order now is scheduled for release August 2016 at a current price of $400 USD. Read on fo r images and details.
The Scorpion figure is a total of 8” long with the tail completely extended. Scorpion is a highly detailed collectible composed of many tiny parts and features articulated arms and tail. Also included with the Scorpion figure is an axe for a leader class Optimus Prime. The figure is slated to ship in June 2016 for a price of $84.99 USD. Order now at bigbadtoystore.com. Check out the images for more details.
The video series Super Power Beat Down has pitted Optimus Prime (the movie version to be specific) against the most technologically advanced superhero on Earth: Iron Man! This unofficial video plays out a battle between the two titans, but leaves the end result up to the voting public. Who is the winner? You'll have to watch through to the end to find that out - keep reading to see the video!
We reported on this back in 2014, but it appears with the roll out of Transformers 5 on the way. Paramount is just now in court fighting a $27 Million lawsuit. The suit claims that the Chinese company Wulong Karst Tourism, paid $750,000 to be placed in the film, but they never appeared in the movie that was shown in Cinemas. Could this be a setback for the Transformers 5 movie's product and licensing opportunities?