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Transformers film is 'continuation' of story

Transformers film is 'continuation' of story

Jan 21 2014, 4:18am CST | by

'Transformers: Age of Extinction' is ''a continuation'' of the previous film, according to Lorenzo di Bonaventura. The producer of the fourth installment in the hit series insists the sci-fi flick...

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Transformers film is 'continuation' of story

Jan 21 2014, 4:18am CST | by

'Transformers: Age of Extinction' is ''a continuation'' of the previous film, according to Lorenzo di Bonaventura.

The producer of the fourth installment in the hit series insists the sci-fi flick which centres on a mechanic played by Mark Wahlberg - who replaced Shia LaBeouf - will refer to the previous movie 'Transformers: Dark of the Moon', which ends with a battle in Chicago.

He told TheHollywoodNews.com: ''On a certain level it's a continuation of the previous stories, in the fact that it acknowledges what has transpired before it. It acknowledges in the last movie, the destruction of Chicago, it's actually something that carries through the sort of emotional repercussions of that, not unlike 9/11 has emotional repercussions in the real world. In a fantasy world there are repercussions to what occurred.

''That plays into the movie, moving forwards with a totally different human cast, who doesn't know anything about the other humans, it's not a reboot, but a continuation, yet you're continuing with a new cast and group of characters. It was a big decision to do that.''

Bonaventura insists that star-studded cast which includes Stanley Tucci, Kelsey Grammer, T.J. Miller, Sophia Myles and Titus Welliver will add a ''different dynamic'' since many of them are newcomers to the 'Transformers'.

While Peter Cullen will be returning to voice Optimus Prime, who is the leader of Autobots - usually the main protagonists in the films

He added: ''We miss our friends that we did the first three with, and they were great, and they probably could've done more. But the advantage of doing it this way is that it feels almost like a first movie. It's a very different dynamic than I've seen in a movie, I'm very curious.''

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William Shatner May Be in Ted 2

Jul 29 2014 11:39am CDT | Source: ign

Star Trek icon William Shatner will reportedly appear in Seth MacFarlane's comedy sequel Ted 2. According to the Boston Herald, Shatner will play himself in the follow-up to the highest-grossing R-rated original comedy film. In Ted 2, Shatner will be at a convention answering questions about his role as T.J. Hooker, but people won't stop bringing up Star Trek in the process. Shatner won ...
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Uncharted FIlm Release Date Announced

Jul 23 2014 3:05pm CDT | Source: ign

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Comic-Con: Sony Dates Two ‘Spider-Man’ Films And ‘Uncharted’

Jul 23 2014 11:25am CDT | Source: Deadline

San Diego Comic-Con has become more than a place for film studios to vamp their upcoming superhero movies. Now, they use the geek frenzy to stake out release date turf. Days after Disney and Marvel declared release dates for a flurry of superhero films the studio isn’t even ready to identify yet, Columbia Pictures has set its release plans and formalized plans to expand its $4 billion Spider-Man universe. As expe ...
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Uncharted Movie To Shoot Early Next Year?

Jul 18 2014 2:51am CDT | Source: Empire Online

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Trek 3, GI Joe 3, Transformers 5 In 2016

Jun 18 2014 12:35pm CDT | Source: Dark Horizons

CineEurope, the European equivalent of the U.S. exhibitor convention Cinema Con, is underway in Barcelona this week. Paramount Pictures International SVP Edward Ryan used his company's presentation at the event to talk about the studio's aggressive plans release plans over the next few years. The studio confirmed that next year sees the release of "Terminator: Genesis," "Mission Impossible 5," "F ...
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'Transformers: Age of Extinction' World Premiere on Thursday at 9:30am ET/6:30 am PT

Jun 18 2014 11:19am CDT | Source: yahoo

Transformers: Age of Extinction Premiere June 19 Imagine Dragons Transformers: Age of Extinction is a summer blockbuster on a global scale, so it’s a natural fit for the stars to return to Hong Kong — where much of the fourth installmentwas shot — for the film’s world premiere. You can watch Mark Wahlberg and his co-stars as they arrive on the red carpet exclusively on Yahoo this Thursday, June ...
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‘Transformers 4′ Preview: Mark Wahlberg’s Cade Yeager

Jun 18 2014 11:16am CDT | Source: screen rant

Apologies in advanced: This is one of those preview featurettes for Transformers: Age of Extinction that is painfully short on robots, dinosaur robots and robots riding dinosaur robots, and is instead more focused on… the human element. “Best aspect of Michael Bay’s Transformers films…” said no fan ever. We at least have the hope and potential that comes with novelty; in this new start to a new trilogy, we get new human prota ...
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EMMYS: For Food Shows, It’s More Than What’s In The Kitchen

Jun 18 2014 10:53am CDT | Source: Deadline

Diane Haithman is a contributor to Deadline Hollywood Could this year’s Emmy Reality and Reality-Competition categories turn into a food fight? Perhaps more important: Should there be a law preventing a chef from wrapping zucchini around a toasted marshmallow, creating the S’More from hell (observed in a recent installment of Chopped)? The stage — or should we say table — has been set. In 2010, Bravo’s Top Chef  knocked The Amazing Ra ...
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