Michael Bay and Megan Fox to Reunite in Transformers 3
10.01.09 by Ryan
After the hugely successful Transformers: The Revenge of the Fallen hit theaters this summer, director Michael Bay said he wanted to work on a "small movie" before launching into Transformers 3. Bay was eyeing either the bodybuilding comedy Pain & Gain or an adaptation of the teen action/sci-fi novel I Am Number Four, a commitment that opened the door for a possible Bay-less sequel.
Consider that door closed. Bay used his own website to announce that he is working on Transformers 3 next, and that it will appear earlier than anticipated.
Well it's official: We have a great Transformers 3 story. The release date is now July 1st 2011. Not 2012.
July 1 was the original release date Paramount gave Transformers 3, but it was Bay that said the movie was more likely to arrive in 2012. Bay says he will work on Pain & Gain after Transformers 3 is finished, but is already hard at work on "Trans 3."
Today is Day One. This morning started with an ILM meeting for five
hours in San Francisco. Currently I'm flying with writer Ehren Kruger to Rhode Island to talk to Hasbro about new characters.
While Bay did not mention Shia LeBeouf by name, it is likely he will return for the sequel, and despite the antagonism between Bay and Fox that was chronicled by the press, Bay says Fox is returning.
P.S. Megan Fox, welcome back. I promise no alien robots will harm you in any way during the production of this motion picture. Please consult your Physician when working under my direction because some side effects can occur, such as mild dizziness, intense nausea, suicidal tendencies, depression, minor chest hair growth, random internal hemorrhaging and inability to sleep. As some directors may be hazardous to your health, please consult your Doctor to determine if this is right for you.