Transformers 4 - Dinobots, Concept Cars, China Locations Confirmed by Producer Bonaventura
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.
Read the google translated text from theBeijing News interview below:
Last night, movie network with Hollywood blockbuster "Transformers 4" jointly organized by the Chinese actor audition contest held in Beijing, Linbai Hong, Ji Peihui, Lifeng Yang, Zhao Qian four players eventually won the participating "Transformers 4" opportunity, "Transformers 4 "producer Lorenzo di Bonaventura (herein after referred to as" Lorenzo ") places appeared as judges. In an exclusive interview with Beijing News that he first disclosed the "Transformers 4" many details, and talked with our "Transformers" director Michael Bay co-operation.
Chinese film market outside North America has become the world's second largest film market, next year summer release "Transformers 4" also adding a lot of Chinese elements, Lorenzo admitted that indeed in "considering how to make Chinese audience more fun "he said:" Because the Chinese film market and the audience gave the first three great support. "
American filmmaker. 1957 Born in New York, won the intellectual history at Harvard University and an undergraduate degree MBA from the Wharton School. Ran Rafting Company, after Columbia Pictures release department, marketing department and office of the president office. 1989 joined Warner Bros. president of the International produced during his tenure operating more than 130 film projects, including "The Matrix," "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone" and so on. In 2003, Paramount Pictures studio set up, has produced 21 films, including "Transformers" series, "Chi Yan battlefield" series and "special forces" series, and he is four "Transformers" movie producer.
We can easily recognize it is a Chinese car, and by a Chinese actor in the Chinese scene driving it appears.
Beijing News: This episode will be a large area of automotive replacement of human roles, also carried out on an important supporting role model replacement, as already announced Bugatti supercar. Why make such a change?
Lorenzo: just like you can not imagine an actor in a movie is always wearing the same clothes. In fact, before we had a lot of new ideas, for various reasons, did not realize that this time we do not want to regret. In addition to Optimus Prime, Bumblebee change the appearance of these classic characters, a variety of the world's coolest and most unusual cars this time will appear in the film, including the Chinese brand cars, whether you are not a car enthusiast, You will feast their eyes on them and was shocked.
Beijing News: Can you tell us what brand of Chinese cars do?
Lorenzo: will soon be announced, but now I can not tell you. I can only say that when Chinese automobile occurs, we will easily recognize it is a Chinese car, and by a Chinese actor in the Chinese scene driving it appears, and not only one.
Beijing News: Allegedly this will add five Dinobots role? (Squad leader rex "cable" Triceratops "iron slag" Brontosaurus "mud" Stegosaurus "Howl" pterodactyl "darts")
Lorenzo: I can not disclose the specifics, but it can be sure that the machine will give the audience join the dinosaurs bring new excitement. After seeing the film the audience will find that this will be a greater integration of various aspects, such as the previously separate human and car people will do with integration.
Beijing News: the first three in the live actors will not appear, and why?
Lorenzo: yes, all live have changed, except for car people (laughs), because Michael Bay wanted to do a new movie. We found that the audience more receptive to new actors, new actors will bring a lot of new elements to the film.
In addition to Beijing and Hong Kong, there are two cities
I know that "Iron Man 3" released in China when there is "special for the edition", but "Transformers 4" Global will only have one version.
Beijing News: "Transformers 4" in addition to Chinese actors and shooting in China, but also chose shooting in Detroit in the "China City" shoot, does that mean this in the story associated with China?
Lorenzo: Many Hollywood films are the first film was finished adding Chinese elements, is a post-solution approach, but "Transformers 4" from the outset, taking into account the Chinese element, because the Chinese film market and the audience gave the former three great support. Of course, everything required to meet Michael Bay for story ideas, he felt some scenes should happen in Hong Kong, which is naturally linked to the drama in mainland China. We are not deliberate. In China we have chosen Beijing and Hong Kong, as well as two cities are being investigated.
Beijing News: the film will appear Pangu Plaza and other landmarks, will be fighting in the film "destroy" do?
Lorenzo: no. Election scene in China to really difficult, there are many architectural features, really make people Tiao. But we will not choose to take some Chinese particular scene, everything is according to the story needs.
Beijing News: China exhibition is whether there will be "special for the edition"?
Lorenzo: I know that "Iron Man 3" released in China when there is "special for the edition", but "Transformers 4" is not only not have a "special for the Chinese version of" the world will only have one version. We can not give every country has to make a special version.