e.tv fined R10 000 for showing a male stripper with a boner during revenge court TV show Eye for an Eye

Now you can totally find love butt naked on TV! Check out this bizarre new dating reality TV show

Michael Bay: Transformers 4 not a reboot

2013-02-05 17:34
 
Los Angeles - Michael Bay insists Transformers 4 isn't a reboot.

The director quashed claims the next instalment of his futuristic robot franchise would be a complete reinvention and insisted the film was simply going to feature a "redesign" of the alien machinery.

"No, that's wrong. We keep the Transformers the way they were, 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," he told Forbes magazine during a recent interview.

'Freshen the franchise'

Up-and-coming actor Jack Reynor has been cast as the lead alongside Ted star Mark Wahlberg, and Michael admits he wanted to leave the films with a fresh cast and an exciting new outlook before moving on to other projects.

"We're going to start off smaller. 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," he said in the interview.

"Mark is really excited about it and it's a great redesign. 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."

- BangShowBiz

Read more on:    mark wahlberg  |  michael bay  |  movies  |  celebrities
NEXT ON CHANNEL24X

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
0 comments
Add your comment
Comment 0 characters remaining
 

Recent News

Jamie Foxx will reportedly be transformed into Mike Tyson for a new biopic, rumoured to be titled Champion. Read More »
Add your review

Lady Gaga stars as a sexy waitress in the new movie Sin City 2: A Dame to Kill For. Read More »
Add your review

inside channel 24

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.