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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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Oct 10 2014 8:24pm CDT | Source: movies.com

The Important News We got our first look at Disney's Tomorrowland. And our first look at Mark Wahlberg and Brie Larson in The Gambler. And our first look at Will Smith and Margo Robbie in Focus. Ghostbusters 3 is now moving ahead as a reboot and hired a writer. Terminator 5 and 6 might be shot back-to-back. Jeff Goldblum says he's still on board for the still happening Independence Day 2. Rumor has it that Spider-Man will share a movie ...
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LOL: ‘Transformers: Age of Extinction’ Honest Trailer

Oct 8 2014 5:00pm CDT | Source: slash film

The Screen Junkies team isn’t always mean. When they’re genuinely impressed by a movie, they’re honest enough to say so. But if I’m being honest, it’s more fun to watch them rip a deserving target to shreds. And the Transformers: Age of Extinction Honest Trailer is truly a delight to behold. The video tears into all the obnoxious, nonsensical, and downright stupid aspects of the Michael Bay-directed extravaganza, and even delves into some eye-rolling errors you might have ...
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First Images From The Gambler

Oct 7 2014 6:13pm CDT | Source: Empire Online

Mark Wahlberg's got problemsAfter dodging giant robots and running around a lot for Michael Bay in Transformers: Age Of Extinction, Mark Wahlberg’s spent time since dealing with something a little more down to Earth in Rupert Wyatt’s new film The Gambler. The first images are now online. {The Gambler Stills}The Gambler follows a literature professor whose gaming addiction lands him in trouble with his girlfriend, his family and some nasty gangsters. The Departed ...
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New Pics from Set of ‘Ted 2’ as Stephen Collins Is Fired from Movie

Oct 7 2014 4:30pm CDT | Source: extratv

Mark Wahlberg and Amanda Seyfried were snapped on the set the Seth MacFarlane sequel, “Ted 2," as Stephen Collins is fired from ...
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‘Ted 2′ Will Have a Scene at Comic-Con; Los Angeles Residents Can Be in the Film

Oct 7 2014 1:00pm CDT | Source: Slash Film

As Seth MacFarlane continues shooting Ted 2, drips and drabs of info are coming out about the film. The supporting cast just sounds awesome, as it features Liam Neeson, Morgan Freeman, John Slattery and Dennis Haysbert. There’s a good chance there will be some more Flash Gordon, and Amanda Seyfried has taken over for Mila Kunis. Now, we can add another piece to the puzzle. A call for Los Angeles extras reveals a scene in Ted 2 will take place at Comi ...
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"Deepwater," "Vacation" Reboot Get New Dates

Oct 6 2014 9:58pm CDT | Source: Dark Horizons

Summit Entertainment has announced that JC Chandor's "Deepwater Horizon" is set to score a release on September 30th 2016. Matthew Sand and Matthew Carnahan penned the script. Mark Wahlberg stars in the movie about the true events that occurred on an oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010 and chronicles the courage of those who worked on the rig during what would become one of the biggest man-made disasters in world history. Meanwhile, the upcoming rebo ...
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Release Dates for VACATION Reboot, DEEPWATER HORIZON, and A LITTLE CHAOS

Oct 6 2014 9:20pm CDT | Source: Collider

A few release dates to announce: New Line moved the Vacation reboot starring Ed Helms and Christina Applegate to October 9, 2015. Deepwater Horizon is set for September 30, 2016.  Mark Wahlberg is in talks to star in writer/director J.C. Chandor's follow-up to All Is Lost. A Little Chaos will open March 27, 2015.  Kate Winslet, Stanley Tucci, Matthias Schoenaerts, and Alan Rickman star in the feature directed by Rickman. Dates via Box Office Mojo.  More on each project after the jump ...
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Ted 2 Will Recreate Comic-Con

Oct 6 2014 6:31pm CDT | Source: ign

Thanks to a request for extras, we now know that a portion of Seth MacFarlane's Ted 2 may take place at San Diego Comic-Con. According to Collider, Beinamovie.com is currently calling for extras for scenes "set at the World's Largest Comic & Sci-Fi Convention." Filming will take place over a period of 11 days in Los Angeles, so it looks like this may be a significant part of the movie. Plot details for Ted 2 are still scarce, but this latest develop ...
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Mark Wahlberg’s ‘Deepwater Horizon’ Set for Sept. 2016 Release

Oct 6 2014 6:09pm CDT | Source: variety

Lionsgate has dated Mark Wahlberg’s “Deepwater Horizon” drama for Sept. 30, 2016. J.C. Chandor, director of “All Is Lost,” is directing the Summit-Participant Media movie centered around the oil rig tragedy. The companies acquired feature rights in 2011 to The New York Times article “Deepwater Horizon’s Final Hour,” written by David Barstow, David Roh ...
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‘Deepwater Horizon’ Starring Mark Wahlberg Gets 2016 Date

Oct 6 2014 5:32pm CDT | Source: Deadline

Summit Entertainment has staked out a date for Deepwater Horizon, the true story account of the devastating 2010 BP oil spill that Mark Wahlberg is starring in and JC Chandor is directing. The film from Participant Media and Lorenzo di Bonaventura's di Bonaventura Pictures will hit theaters in wide release on September 30, 2016. Script by Matthew Sand and Matthew Carnahan turns the worst oil spill since the Exxon V ...
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