Of course, typical action movies are fun to watch. In the ‘Impossible mission‘movies, you have all kinds of jaw-dropping stunts to keep you glued to your seat. Meanwhile, the ‘Fast FuriousThe franchise never runs out of high speed car chases and more. Indeed, you could say that action movies are the best. But what if we throw in a bunch of robots that easily turn into vehicles? Now that sounds interesting.
Transformers started out as a toy line and an animated TV show. But then, with director Michael Bay at the helm, he made his way to the big screen. The first one ‘TransformersThe movie was released in 2007. Over the years it has also featured actors like Shia LaBeouf, Megan Fox, Mark Wahlberg, and Josh Duhamel. And while you’re a huge fan of the franchise, we bet there are has behind-the-scenes secrets you don’t yet know:
To audition for Transformers, Megan Fox was reportedly asked to wash Michael Bay’s car
In an article written for his column in The Observer, British broadcaster Jason Solomons wrote, “He had him wash his Ferrari while he was filming it.” He added: “She said she didn’t know what happened to those pictures. When I introduced him to Bay himself, he looked quite taken aback – “Uh, I don’t know where it is either. »» Yikes!
While filming Transformers, Shia LaBeouf was attacked by guard dogs
Speaking with Chicago Tribune, LaBeouf recalled, “past [trainer] with the arm splint and chased me around the stage. They must have attacked the dogs. They had to face them. The dog weighed 200 pounds. They would have killed me. It would have been someone else in the role. Yes. Welcome to “Transformers”.
Megan Fox suffered slippery discs, cuts and bruises all over the Transformers
Fox revealed, “I ran and rolled on the ground and drove tow trucks. I lost my fingernails doing all of these things in motorcycle boots. I slipped records behind my back. I burned myself. I had a few cuts and scars. It’s crazy, but you also feel like a soldier.
Some members of the Transformers production team also worked on Star Wars and R2-D2 even made a cameo appearance in Revenge Of The Fallen.
Transformers visual effects supervisor Scott Farrar has also worked on several ‘Star wars‘films. For ‘Revenge of the Damned, ‘Farrar said MTV, “There’s an R2-D2 flying in there somewhere. There’s a bit of space junk thrown in there; See if you can find it. It’s a scene in the desert. ”
Real Navy SEAL named Tiny worked on transformers and got injured
Film star Josh Duhamel said Chicago Tribune, “Tiny tore his knee carrying a guy on his shoulders. He needs to have surgery once we’re done.” Indeed, it seemed like it was all too common to get injured on the set of this franchise. It didn’t matter if you were a veteran actor or a war veteran.
Revenge Of The Fallen actors filmed next to a real explosion for one of the scenes
Actor Tyrese Gibson revealed, “We made history in this movie, making an action scene that included the largest amount of practical explosions ever made in a [scene] which included actors. [The scene has] the four of us in the cast – me, Shia, Megan and Josh [Duhamel] – we all run, and that’s [behind us] in big and beautiful slow motion.
There’s a sneaky nod to Terminator in Revenge of the Fallen
Farrar revealed, “I hope Michael doesn’t get mad at me, but there’s a T-1000 imprint on one of the Decepticons.” He added, “[You can see] the letters T-1000 [on a robot]. We do this because we like to give the competition a nod. It’s OK; we are all friends. Today, the ‘Terminator’ and ‘Transformers’ franchises coexist wonderfully.
Michael Bay had Megan Fox filmed from behind without her knowing
Fox recalled, “I’m hunched over the bike, airbrushing, and wearing these really short shorts. I thought I was doing the scene with the camera on my face! I was playing in front of a camera [in front of me], but he had several cameras that were on a cart – sliding in and out of behind me.
Shia LaBeouf and Megan Fox had an affair while filming
During a maintenance with Details, LaBeouf said, “Look, you’re on set for six months, with someone who wants to be attracted to you, and you want to be attracted to them.” He later added, “But the time I spent with Megan was our own thing, and I think you can see the chemistry on the screen.”
The Transformers team openly criticized Megan after working with her
a open letter that was published said, “Megan is really an ungrateful b ****, classless, graceless, and shall we say hostile.” It’s sad how fame can twist people, and even sadder that young girls admire him. If only they knew who they really admire. The letter was signed “Loyal Transformers Crew”.
Autobots Skid and Mudflap have been accused of racism
Over the years, some franchise viewers have pointed out that these autobots are stereotypical representations of African Americans. Complex pointed out, “The twins are constantly fighting and fighting each other in inappropriate situations, like in the sacred tomb of the Primes. Sigh. Black robots just don’t know how to behave in public, do they? ”
Hugo Weaving doesn’t give a damn about being the voice of Megatron
Weaving once said Collider, “It’s a weird job for me because it was honestly a two hour voice job to begin with. I was playing a play and I didn’t have time anyway. It was one of the only things I ever did without knowing it, I didn’t care, I didn’t think about it.
While filming Dark Of The Moon, Michael Bay left Rosie Huntington-Whiteley stuck in dessert
Huntington-Whiteley Recount GQ: “I remember the first thing Michael said to me – before he even introduced himself or asked me my name – was’ Can you walk? ‘And I looked at him like,’ What about Is this man talking? Yes, of course I can walk. ‘ She was led into the desert and asked to walk back.
Mark Wahlberg hated his long hair in The Last Knight
At the Governors Awards, Wahlberg revealed, “It’s very uncomfortable. At least now it’s long enough to push it back, but it’s painful on the hair. However, the actor also added, “The crazy thing is that my wife likes this.” On the flip side, Wahlberg also pointed out that his kids aren’t in their hair either.
Anthony Hopkins’ shock while in a high speed car in The Last Knight was a real reaction
Speaking with Independent, Hopkins recalls, “He told me we’re going to go at 75 mph through Admiralty Arch, which was like going through the eye of a needle in a rocket. And I just thought, ‘Well, I’ve had a great life’ (laughs)… They are calling for action. He added, “I was just thinking, please don’t ask for a third take, this is pushing your luck.”
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