Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen


Decepticon forces return to Earth on a mission to take Sam Witwicky prisoner, after the young hero learns the truth about the ancient origins of the Transformers. Joining the mission to protect humankind is Optimus Prime, who forms an alliance with international armies for a second epic battle.

Josh Duhamel Back for ‘Transformers 3’, Reveals Script Is Done While we didn't think Josh Duhamel wouldn't be in Transformers 3, the star recently confirmed his involvement and gave some other details as well. CinemaBlend caught up with the actor at ShoWest today, who said that the Transformers 3 script was complete and that the film would shoot this summer. Here's an excerpt from the site's article.What's more Duhamel says he met with Michael Bay yesterday and the Transformers 3 script is now complete. They're preparing to start filming it this summer.

Michael Bay will be directing the film from a script by Ehren Kruger, who co-wrote Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen. Paramount has already set a July 1, 2011 release date for the film. We'll be sure to keep you posted on any and all Transformers 3 developments as soon as we have more information.

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82nd Academy Award Winners!

The Academy has spoken...check out the full list of winners of the 82nd Academy Awards below!

Miracle Fish was released in 2009.

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The ‘82nd Annual Academy Award’ Nominations Are In!

Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences President Sid Ganis and Oscar-nominated actress Anne Hathaway arose early this morning to announce The 82nd Annual Academy Award nominations. Avatar tied with The Hurt Locker for most recognized film of 2009, with both garnering nine nominations each.

Oscars will be given out when The 82nd Annual Academy Award airs live on Sunday, March 7th from the Kodak Theater in Hollywood. Only on ABC. This year, a total of ten films were nominated for best picture.

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Michael Bay Talks ‘Transformers 3’

With the massive box-office success of Michael Bay's Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen this summer, it was inevitable that Transformers 3 would follow and now we have some new details on this third film. The Los Angeles Times' Hero Complex Blog recently spoke with Bay about what moviegoers can expect from Transformers 3. Here's an excerpt from the article.So can we expect more thunderous sound in the third installment? Although the number of robots increased significantly from the first film for the second, the third film -- which will hit theaters in summer 2011, won't be as robot-heavy and there will be fewer explosions, a tight-lipped Bay said after the Q+A.

CLICK HERE to read the rest of the article with Bay and his sound team.

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7 Finalists for Visual Effects Oscar Announced

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced that seven films remain in the running in the Visual Effects category for the 82nd Academy Awards.

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Kurtzman and Orci Talk ‘Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen’ DVD and Blu-ray

Without a doubt the biggest film of the summer was Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen and starting tomorrow you can bring the action-packed film home with you on DVD or Blu-ray. Recently the writers of the film, Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman, who are also the writer's behind this summer's Star Trek re-imagining, were joined by some of the voice actors from the Transformer films at an event in Santa Monica to discuss the films and celebrate the release of Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen on DVD and Blu-ray, on October 20th.

Although the film was a juggernaut at the box office, the film did meet with some divisive criticism from fans and critics alike. Orci spoke first to this issue. "I expected it to be divisive. Sequels you know are easy targets number one. It was taken under the pressure of a Writer's Strike; which makes us targets. It's longer is also a debate. It was bigger, louder and longer than the first one was all the same because there was controversy on the first one as well," said the writer.

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‘Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen’ and ‘Up’ to Be Honored at the Hollywood Film Festival

The 13th Annual Hollywood Film Festival and Hollywood Awards, presented by Starz, have announced that director Kathryn Bigelow will be honored with the "Hollywood Director Award," Academy Award-nominated screenwriter Nora Ephron will be presented with the "Hollywood Screenwriter Award," Disney/Pixar's Up directed by Peter Docter, will get the "Hollywood Animation Award," and Paramount Pictures' Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen and visual effects supervisor Scott Farrar will receive the "Hollywood Visual Effects Award" at the festival's Hollywood Awards Gala Ceremony.

The gala ceremony will take place at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills on October 26, 2009.

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Summer 2009 Breaks Highest Grossing Domestic Box Office Record

Summer 2009 has beat every summer movie going season before it to become the highest grossing summer at the domestic box office ever. According to Variety, the box office revenue throughout Sunday has been calculated at $4.17 billion. That is compared to the summer of 2007, which was the previous record holder with $4.16 billion. The Labor Day weekend should add another $100 million to that estimate, which finds summer 2009 up three percent in total grosses.

The three films that helped lead this amazing new record were Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen ($399.4 million), Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince ($294.3 million), and Disney/Pixar's Up ($289.6 million). The grosses were also helped by surprise hits such as The Hangover, which brought in an unexpected $270.2 million, and The Proposal, which pulled in a hefty $160.2 million.

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