October 17th, 2013
Michael Bay was attacked on the set of Transformers 4 in Hong Kong on Thursday.
A man wielding an air conditioning unit is said to have rushed toward the director, swinging the appliance at his head.
Bay ducked and avoided injury, reportedly grabbing the air conditioner from his would-be assailant.Read more...
February 21st, 2013
The filmmaker announced on his blog Thursday night that the actress will star in his highly-antipcipcated Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles reboot.
“TMNT: we are bringing Megan Fox back into the family!” wrote Bay.Read more...
March 20th, 2012
Michael Bay has responded to outraged Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles fans after his implication that an upcoming live-action reboot would turn the half-shell heroes into aliens triggered controversy.
It all began when, speaking about the project at a recent Nickelodeon Upfront event, the director-producer casually said, “These turtles are from an alien race, and they’re going to be tough, edgy, funny and completely lovable.”
The Internet promptly melted down, with fans upset about the possibility of the turtles going from earthly “mutants” to extraterrestrial beings.Read more...
June 28th, 2011VIDEO
Shia LaBeouf’s difficulties with ‘Transformers: Dark of the Moon’ director Michael Bay might not be as dramatic as former co-star Megan Fox’s, but he agrees that Bay can be a tough boss.Read more...
June 20th, 2011
Steven Spielberg directed Michael Bay to fire Megan Fox from the ‘Transformers’ franchise after she compared Bay to Hitler in a magazine interview, a new book reveals.
In an excerpt from “Blow-Up: An Oral History of the Most Explosive Director of All Time” published in GQ, Bay says Fox’s comment to British publication Wonderland that he “wants to be like Hitler on his sets, and he is” was the final straw.Read more...
June 10th, 2011
Shia LaBeouf is quitting the “Transformers” franchise.
After starring in the first three films, he says, “I’m not coming back to do another one. I don’t think [director Michael Bay] will either. It still is a hot property, I think, especially coming out of the third one. So I imagine they’ll reboot it at some point with someone else.”Read more...