Michael Bay Confirms ‘Transformers 3’ for 2011

The director announced a release date is set for July 1, 2011.
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Michael Bay Confirms ‘Transformers 3’ for 2011

The director of an immensely popular action franchise has confirmed we won't have to wait as long for the third film in the series. Director Michael Bay annnounced on his official website that Transformers 3 has now been confirmed for a summer 2011 release. Here's the director's statement on his website, which included a note to Megan Fox as well.

Well its official: We have a great Transformers 3 story. The release date is now July 1st 2011. Not 2012.

Today is Day One. This morning started with an ILM meeting for five hours in San Francisco. Currently I'm flying with writer Ehren Kruger to Rhode Island to talk to Hasbro about new characters.

P.S. Megan Fox, welcome back. I promise no alien robots will harm you in any way during the production of this motion picture. Please consult your Physician when working under my direction because some side effects can occur, such as mild dizziness, intense nausea, suicidal tendencies, depression, minor chest hair growth, random internal hemorrhaging and inability to sleep. As some directors may be hazardous to your health, please consult your Doctor to determine if this is right for you.

Pain and Gain is right after shooting of Trans 3.

Michael

It was reported earlier this year that Bay had planned to take a break in between Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen and Transformers 3, originally stating that he would prep for a 2012 release of Transformers 3.

We'll certainly keep you posted if any new Transformers 3 developments emerge.

Transformers: Dark of the Moon was released June 29th, 2011.

Sources:Michael Bay

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  • kmannin • 6 years ago

    Transformers 1 and 2 are good for what can be produced on the Big screen. It would make a excellent TV series where you can work in all the robots and action scenes. There are to many robots to do that on the Big screen unless it is an all out war. Bay is using a mixture of old names, new names, movie and toy characters that you generally would not see in Transformers. I believe he explain the reason why he is doing that. I would like to see the whole elita team together but designed the motorcycles differently like maybe how they made the first female toy figure motorcycles or Arcee and Elita 1. I've been a T-former fan from when the toy came out and the movies are good, there is just to much that could go into the movie. The robots die to quickly, maybe most people are looking for a explanation of the robot characters and where they came from and such.

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    • chronic • 6 years ago

      LOL, i'm aware, escapist.

      But it was the coolest title i could come up with and well i didn't want to put Unicron in the title. Something like

      Transformers: Vengenance of Unicron

      But by implicating Galvatron in the title you also imply and confirm that Unicron is in the film, since you can't have one without the other :)

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      • escapist • 6 years ago

        LOL @J.A. There's a lot of titles going around using the prefix ''Rise Of...'' so it does sound abit repetitive. But it works.

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        • chronic • 6 years ago

          Ok to add on to Penguin.

          There is also another rumour circulating that they won't use the Unicron story, either.

          I say scrap Ehren, bring me on to this i'll make the best Transformers movie ever...

          I'll bring in Rodimus, Unicron, Galvatron, and some other dandy characters... and called it

          Transformers: Rise Of Galvatron

          (And come on you know that's an awesome title)

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          • err2005 • 6 years ago

            hopefully they try a little harder to make the cgi's look believable than they did in the second one.

            in the first one the animation was great, but in the second one it seemed rushed, in my opinion.

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            • saloko1 • 6 years ago

              Bay is totally screwing up Transformers. Why wou;d the release date be 2011 and the 2nd movie just came out months ago? Plus, Bay needs to bring in more popular characters and Jazz. The ripping in half scene was plain stupid. Bay just needs some more popular characters especially Wheeljack, Blitzwing and Hotrod from Generation 1 & 2 and with a more understanding plot. T2 was just ridiculous.

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              • newkill200 • 6 years ago

                Chad, your a f*cking idiot for believing that's me. Lol, you really are Chad. Were you always this stupid or did you take lessons. Just click on the avatar and you'll see it'll take you to a different profile.

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                • penguin-9026 • 6 years ago

                  Rumor has it that Bay is going to have Megan Fox's character killed in a "gory" death scene in the first few minutes of Transformers 3.

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                  • chad-vital • 6 years ago

                    if that action puts you to sleep, you have issues dude.

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                    • newkill200 • 6 years ago

                      Transformers 1 and 2 are the biggest pieces of garbage. I hope the 3rd one is the last. No story and action puts me to sleep.

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                      • newkill200 • 6 years ago

                        Shia Sucks and so does Bay.

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                        • goolizap • 6 years ago

                          SHIA RUUUULLLLLEEEEESSSS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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                          • chad-vital • 6 years ago

                            I'll go see it in the theater, the 2nd one wasn't THAT bad guys geez. It was better than Starship Troopers 2 that's for sure lol.

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                            • incmob • 6 years ago

                              i will be smarter than before and wait for the dvd next time around. i have to say that i think i am giving up on this series after the last outing. and the whole megan fox, michael bay deal is not only lame, but simply a PR stunt to attract more business and headlines, beings how both are not the most important people in hollywood except for in their own minds. they both like attention which feeds their all too important egos.

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                              • cripple • 6 years ago

                                Let's face it, we will all be seeing this no matter how much it sucks

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                                • bawnian-dexeus • 6 years ago

                                  woah...deep

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                                  • vanboy • 6 years ago

                                    But my point is, that Prime would not get like that, if you think about how he was in the original animations, he was a sort of father figure to the rest. He was well spoken, and he sure as Hell wasn't impatient, like they had Cullen portray him when Shia was looking for the glasses, ("Hurry, we don't have much time!"-puts hand over eyes in frustration). Other characters, like Jazz, Wheel Jack and especially from Generation 2, The Junkions assimilated the slang, but never supposed to be Prime.

                                    But you know, it's that very thing that they learned from us, that made sentient beings from another world sound like *ssholes.

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                                    • chad-vital • 6 years ago

                                      Yeah I thought that was weird too Vanboy (when he said "my bad"). The 2nd movie is worse with little stuff like that. And even though in their defense, they did learn earth slang through the internet after all (i.e. Jazz), otherwise Jazz wouldn't have sounded like that.

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                                      • bawnian-dexeus • 6 years ago

                                        maybe, i saw it on you tube before the trailer of the first transformers movie came out

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                                        • vanboy • 6 years ago

                                          When? I know that Spike cursed Transformers The Movie, but on the series...nah, you're joking.

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