What happened when filmmaker Michael Bay read an article about “The World’s Loneliest Dog?” The action director decided to give her a role in his latest film, Transformers: The Last Knight. The homeless epileptic Staffordshire Bull Terrier named “Freya” had been passed over for adoption at the Freshfields Animal Rescue Centre more than 18,000 times over six years, despite being a “very loving dog.” See the video of Freya making her big screen debut alongside Academy Award-winner Anthony Hopkins after the jump.
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Just last week, director Michael Bay provided the internet with a look at his custom RED camera affectionately known as “Bayhem.” However, it didn’t really show how helpful the camera is on a traditional Michael Bay set since he was just using it for some Victoria’s Secret commercial. But thanks to a new video from the set of Transformers: The Last Knight in the United Kingdom, we get to see what Michael Bay does with his custom camera in the middle of one of his explosive movie sets.
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Michael Bay was the first Hollywood filmmaker to film on the Egyptian Pyramids for Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen. The director was given never-before-seen access to the US military to film large scale war sequences for Pearl Harbor. And Bay was the first to use IMAX’s first digital camera for Transformers: Age of Extinction. He gets access to things and places that no other filmmaker in the world, before anyone else in the world. The latest of which is a custom RED 8K camera created for the filmmaker for Transformers: The Last Knight. Get a tour of the new “Bayhem” camera from Michael Bay himself, after the jump.
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Even though Transformers: The Last Knight has been in production for a while now, we’re still very much in the dark when it comes to the story of the latest franchise sequel directed by Michael Bay. We’ll be able to fill in some gaps when the embargo from our set visit a little while ago is up (it keeps getting pushed back for the time being), but in the meantime, a major story rumor about the film appears to be confirmed with production moving to the United Kingdom. But since it ventures into spoiler territory, we’ll discuss the Transformers The Last Knight story below. Read More »
After being absent from the big screen for 13 years, Detective Mike Lowery (Will Smith) and Marcus Burnett (Martin Lawrence) were initially scheduled to return next June. Unfortunately, last week we heard Sony had pushed Bad Boys For Life to 2018. The reason for the delay? According to director Joe Carnahan (The Grey), the decision was made partly because of scheduling.
Below, Joe Carnahan discusses the new Bad Boys 3 release date and what to expect from the sequel.
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The reveals from Transformers: The Last Knight just keep coming. Next week we’ll have much more to talk about regarding the fifth film in the Hasbro franchise with plenty from director Michael Bay. But until then, we can check out a couple more of the new designs for the robot forms of some of the fan favorite Decepticons as well as one of the beloved Autobots. In addition, some footage from a set visit for Transformers fan sites gives us an up close look at Optimus Prime, both inside and out.
Get a look at the Transformers The Last Knight Megatron, Barricade the newly designed Autobot Houd, and Optimus Prime after the jump. Read More »
Right now director Michael Bay is in production on Transformers: The Last Knight up in Michigan. /Film was lucky enough to be on set this past Friday to see all the Bayhem first-hand that audiences will see on the big screen next summer. We’ll have more on that in a little over a week, but until then, Paramount Pictures has unleashed another glimpse at one of the Autobots. You might remember that a little over a month ago the vehicle form of the Drift, one of Optimus Primse’s loyal followers, and now we have a look at his Autobot form.
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While it might be far more exciting if Andy Samberg’s Hot Rod character was being brought into the Transformers franchise, we’ll have to settle for the recent reveal that the classic Autobot Hot Rod will return to the big screen in Transformers: The Last Knight.
Michael Bay revealed the latest addition to the Autobots roster overnight last night on Twitter, but rather than just showing off another vehicle that will turn into a robot in post-production, he actually showed the Autobot form of Hot Rod instead. Check out the Transformers The Last Knight Hot Rod design after the jump. Read More »
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Production on Transformers: The Last Knight is underway right now, and we’ve seen plenty of firewroks from the set as Michael Bay shoots his action sequel around the country. But the franchise director took a break from blowing stuff up to reveal yet another one of the Transformers we’ll see, and it’s one that calls back to the days of the Transformers animated series from the 1980s.
Michael Bay revealed the Decepticon known as Onslaught will be part of the villain line-up this time, and while his vehicle form doesn’t look exactly like it did when he first appeared in the original series, he’s still a pretty intimidating truck. Check out the new new Transformers The Last Knight Onslaught vehicle after the jump. Read More »
Yesterday plenty of United States citizens celebrated Independence Day by lighting off some fireworks, because there’s nothing more American than blowing some stuff up after you’ve had every meat known to mankind. However, I’m willing to bet that your fireworks were nothing compared to the kind of explosions that happened on the set of Transformers: The Last Knight. Thanks to Michael Bay‘s Instagram, you can get a glimpse of what they were shooting on set yesterday, and there’s just as much firepower as you’d expect.
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