Michael Bay Squashes Statham Rumor


Michael Bay has posted on his website Shootfortheedit.com in regards to the rumor of Jason Statham being the new leading man for the next possible Transformers film.

He states: “No completely false. No 4 th Transformers movie even exists right now. Thus no one is being considered at this time. How bout, just enjoy the movie out right now.”


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  1. Master Fwiffo's Avatar Master Fwiffo says

    RUMOR: Transformers 4 Greenlit; Jason Statham Set To Take Over From Shia LaBeouf?

    RUMOR: Transformers 4 Greenlit; Jason Statham Set To Take Over From Shia LaBeouf?
    It was bound to happen eventually. Now Shia LaBeouf has said he won't be back for another Transformers movie, the rumor mill claims that Rosie Huntington Whitely's boyfriend Jason Statham is set to take over...
    According to Showbiz Spy, Jason Statham is being lined up to take over as lead character in the next Transformers movie. Apparently, the fantastic box office takings since the movie opened last Wednesday have convinced Paramount to move ahead with a fourth instalment, and the British star is their top pick! As usual, take the following (along with the apparent plans for a fourth movie) with a pinch of salt...

    "One of the stars being mentioned is Rosies boyfriend Jason Statham," says a Hollywood insider.

    "Its clear the franchise still has huge potential but with a new leading man capable of taking Transformers in a new, darker direction. Jason could be just the man to do that and his relationship with Rosie would be an added bonus in marketing the movie."
    Grab your Salt Licks people, we're going to be here awhile.

  2. Optimus Prime's Avatar Optimus Prime says

    I don't expect any real news on another Transformers movie for five years or so.

  3. Mospeada's Avatar Mospeada says

    That sounds about as plausible as Cher as Catwoman and Eddie Murphy as Riddler. Rumors which began weeks after The Dark Knight and PEOPLE ACTUALLY BELIEVED THEM!

  4. darthrage's Avatar darthrage says

    wow i can't believe this actually makes it to the front page making people actually think that this could happen

    oh well, it is a news and RUMORS page

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