[Movies] Michael Bay Gives an Update on Transformers 4
Posted by Larry Csonka on 02.02.2013
What’s the latest?
- Michael Bay recently spoke about Transformers 4. Here are the highlights…
On Introducing a New Cast: "There's a brand new cast. To freshen the franchise, we've redesigned everything from top to bottom. The history of the first three movies is still there. We start four years later and there's a reason why we're meeting a new cast."
On Working With Mark Wahlberg: "Mark is really excited about it and it's a great redesign," Bay continues. "I said that 3 was going to be my last one. Paramount was letting me do 'Pain & Gain' and the 'Transformers' ride was opening at Universal and it was bittersweet to think of passing it off. I wanted to set it up on a really sure footing and to bring someone else in on that, it would have been overwhelming."
On Changes to the Transformers: "We keep the 'Transformers' the way they were," he says. "It's just four years later. There's a reason the Transformers are redesigned. We're trying to broaden the franchise and give it more places to go."