Michael Bay News
Transformers 5 Begins Shooting in May
Director Michael Bay will return to direct his final installment of the blockbuster franchise with Transformers 5 starting production this summer.
By Brian Gallagher — February 1st, 2016
Michael Bay Teases Transformers 5 Underwater Scene & New Character
A profile on director Michael Bay reveals that Transformers 5 will feature a new 'dump truck Transformer' and a crashed alien ship.
By Brian Gallagher — January 4th, 2016
Michael Bay Will Direct Transformers 5
Michael Bay confirms that he will direct Transformers 5, claiming that this will be his last movie before passing the franchise to someone else.
By Brian Gallagher — January 4th, 2016
Director Michael Bay May Pass on Transformers 5
Director Michael Bay clarifies that he is not officially attached to direct Transformers 5 yet, but he's discussing ideas with Spielberg.
By Brian Gallagher — September 17th, 2015
Michael Bay's 13 Hours Trailer Starring John Krasinski
Director Michael Bay delves into the true story of the 2012 Benghazi terrorist attack in a red band and green band trailer for 13 Hours.
By Brian Gallagher — July 28th, 2015
Michael Bay Directing Sci-Fi Adaptation Time Salvager
Michael Bay is attached to direct the sci-fi thriller Time Salvager, centering on a time-travelling group trying to save the Earth.
By Brian Gallagher — June 4th, 2015
Ninja Turtles 2: Michael Bay Unveils 2 New Vehicles
Producer Michael Bay offers a sneak peek at Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2 with a first look at the Brothers' garbage truck and the Polaris Slingshot.
By B. Alan Orange — April 25th, 2015
Michael Bay Cuts Controversial Project Almanac Scene
Producer Michael Bay explains why he cut a two-second shot in Project Almanac that used footage from an actual B-52 crash in 1994.
By Brian Gallagher — January 22nd, 2015
Michael Bay in Talks to Direct Benghazi Drama 13 Hours
Michael Bay is in talks to direct the drama 13 Hours, based on Mitchell Zukoff's book about the 2012 terrorist attack in Benghazi.
By Brian Gallagher — October 29th, 2014
Optimus Prime Actor Wants Michael Bay to Direct Transformers 5
Voice of Optimus Prime, Peter Cullen, hopes Michael Bay returns to direct Transformers 5, but isn't sure where the franchise is heading.
By Brian Gallagher — September 24th, 2014
Michael Bay Plans Cosmic Motors Movie with Machete Writer
Kyle Ward has signed on to write the adapted screenplay based on Daniel Simon's Cosmic Motors concept art book featuring futuristic vehicles.
By Brian Gallagher — August 29th, 2014
Michael Bay Doesn't Want to Direct Transformers 5
Transformers: Age of Extinction director Michael Bay reveals he wants to pass the baton on to a new filmmaker for the upcoming Transformers 5.
By Brian Gallagher — August 11th, 2014
5 Most Michael Bay Moments in the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Trailer
Michael Bay is synonymous with making blockbuster VFX movies, and the new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles trailer carries his signature style. Find out which shots serve the iconic filmmaker best.
By Julian Roman — June 25th, 2014
Michael Bay to Produce New Adventure Thriller for Paramount
The project is a potential directing vehicle for Michael Bay, described as a real science thriller with an underwater component.
By Brian Gallagher — March 17th, 2014
Welcome to Yesterday Release Date Postponed
The studio wants to refine the marketing for this Michael Bay produced found footage time travel thriller. Expect to see it sometime this summer.
By Brian Gallagher — February 6th, 2014
Transformers: Age of Extinction Super Bowl Trailer!
The first footage from director Michael Bay's action-packed sequel is finally here! Watch as the Autobots make their return to Earth.
By Brian Gallagher — February 2nd, 2014
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Action Figures Revealed!
Donatello, Raphael and Michelangelo are seen as toys in this latest look at the character designs in Paramount's reboot.
By B. Alan Orange — January 31st, 2014
First Transformers: Age of Extinction Footage Will Debut During Super Bowl XLVII
Principal photography has been completed on this anticipated sequel. Plus, the director sets the record straight about a recent interview he gave from the set.
By Brian Gallagher — December 5th, 2013
Transformers: Age of Extinction Will Be 'Less Goofy' Says Michael Bay
The filmmaker is considering coming back to direct another sequel. Plus, learn more about the characters in this action-packed sequel.
By Brian Gallagher — November 29th, 2013
Michael Bay Talks Hong Kong Scenes in Transformers: Age of Extinction
The director reveals nearly 35 minutes of the film will take place in China. The Autobots are there to rescue 'something', but who or what is it?
By Brian Gallagher — November 2nd, 2013
William Fichtner Talks Shredder's Iconic Outfit in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
The actor reveals more about his character and the story. He has signed a three-picture deal, so we may get a trilogy.
By B. Alan Orange — October 23rd, 2013
Michael Bay Describes His Zombie-Like Attacker on the Transformers: Age of Extinction Set
The filmmaker reveals it took seven security guards to subdue his would-be assailant. He compared the disgruntled man to a zombie in World War Z.
By Brian Gallagher — October 17th, 2013
Director Michael Bay Attacked on the Set of Transformers: Age of Extinction
Two brothers demanded that the director pay them just under $13,000. Paramount reports that the filmmaker wasn't injured.
By Brian Gallagher — October 17th, 2013
Michael Bay to Produce World War II Action Thriller Sabotage
The project centers on a scientist who escapes the Gestapo. He must inform the Allies that Nazis are developing a nuclear program.
By Harout Harmanian — October 10th, 2013
Michael Bay Hopes to Direct a Self-Financed Horror Movie
The director believes that the movie is the star in the horror genre. He lists The Shining and The Exorcist among his all-time favorites.
By Brian Gallagher — October 10th, 2013
Explosive New Photo from the Set of Transformers: Age of Extinction
Director Michael Bay is seen guiding a camera rig throughout the manufactured chaos on the set of his highly-anticipated sequel.
By Brian Gallagher — September 25th, 2013
Producer Michael Bay and Paramount Pictures Team Up for Raindrop
Platinum Dunes is producing this sci-fi thriller that will employ hand-held camera work and follow a teenage protagonist.
By Brian Gallagher — September 5th, 2013
Is the Dinobots Scene for Transformers 4 Being Shot in Chicago?
An official set photo from Transformers 4 has arrived featuring the cast and crew, including Mark Wahlberg and Jack Reynor.
By Brian Gallagher — August 23rd, 2013
First Look at Shredder Inside the Turtle's Lair in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Set Photos
The villain is seen in a motion capture suit, while the Michael Bay produced reboot gets a licensing deal with Pizza Hut for some unique Turtle furniture.
By B. Alan Orange — July 19th, 2013
Optimus Prime Outruns Explosions on the Transformers 4 Set
The leader of the Autobots was spotted on the M-52 outside of Adrian, Michigan as production continues on Michael Bay's sequel.
By B. Alan Orange — June 29th, 2013
Argosy Freightliner Revealed on the Set of Transformers 4
This imposing cab-over truck will make its debut in the Michael Bay directed sequel, now shooting for release in 2014.
By B. Alan Orange — June 28th, 2013
Michael Bay Addresses House Fire on the Set of Transformers 4
The director says shooting is going great, and that the media blew a minor mishap out of proportion.
By B. Alan Orange — June 14th, 2013
The Sonic RS Rally Car Autobot Escapes in Transformers 4 Set Video
Director Michael Bay takes over the small town of Taylor, Texas for this franchise sequel, in theaters next summer.
By B. Alan Orange — June 13th, 2013
First Look at Mark Wahlberg on the Transformers 4 Set
Director Michael Bay is currently in Taylor, Texas continuing production on this anticipated sequel.
By B. Alan Orange — June 12th, 2013
Ultimate Sonic RS Rally Car Autobot Revealed on the Set of Transformers 4
Check out the latest new addition to this upcoming franchise sequel from director Michael Bay, now shooting.
By B. Alan Orange — June 12th, 2013
Ghost Recon Video Game Adaptation Moves Forward with Michael Bay
The filmmaker will develop and possibly direct this action-thriller about a group of elite soldiers for Warner Bros.
By Brian Gallagher — June 11th, 2013
April O'Neil Spies on the Foot Clan in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Set Photos
Megan Fox is seen putting her journalism skills to the test on the set of this Michael Bay produced reboot.
By B. Alan Orange — June 1st, 2013
Autobot Hound Revealed in Transformers 4 Photo!
The always rugged and reliable tactical vehicle will make his debut in this upcoming sequel directed by Michael Bay.
By B. Alan Orange — May 31st, 2013
Bumblebee Revealed as a 1967 Camaro SS in Transformers 4 Photo
The fan-favorite Autobot has traded his 21st Century looks for a more classic streamlined body in director Michael Bay's action sequel.
By Brian Gallagher — May 30th, 2013
Jonny Weston and Sofia Black-D'Elia in Talks for Michael Bay's Almanac
Dean Israelite is directing this found footage project, which is written by upcoming scribes Andrew Stark and Jason Pagan.
By Harout Harmanian — May 16th, 2013
No Alien Origin for Ninja Turtles, Transformers 4 to Get Robot Redesigns
Michael Bay offers new details and an update on his next two projects, promising that fans will be happy with the direction he is taking.
By Brian Gallagher — April 28th, 2013
Transformers 4 Is Redesigned from Top to Bottom Says Michael Bay
The filmmaker reveals he is taking a smaller approach with his upcoming sequel starring Mark Wahlberg.
By Brian Gallagher — February 3rd, 2013
Transformers 4 Gets Newcomer Jack Reynor; Michael Bay Confirms It's Not a Reboot
Director Michael Bay says this latest sequel takes place 4 years after Transformers 3, and has a good reason for a new cast.
By Brian Gallagher — January 8th, 2013
Pain & Gain Poster with Mark Wahlberg and Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson
Their American dream is bigger than yours in this true story from director Michael Bay.
By B. Alan Orange — December 7th, 2012
EXCLUSIVE: Ninja Turtles Eyes the Return of Corey Feldman as Donatello
Producer Michael Bay is leaving the decision to Director Jonathan Liebesman.
By B. Alan Orange — November 21st, 2012
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Co-Creator Kevin Eastman Calls New Script Fantastic
The renowned comic book artist doesn't want fans to worry about this live-action/CGI adaptation that Michael Bay is producing.
By B. Alan Orange — November 20th, 2012
Transformers 4 Takes Place 4 Years After the Events of Transformers: Dark of the Moon
Director Michael Bay is in the inception stage of writing the screenplay, and says the story will continue after the destruction of Chicago.
By Harout Harmanian — November 12th, 2012
Michael Bay to Produce Almanac for Paramount Pictures
The filmmaker's Platinum Dunes partners Bradley Fuller and Andrew Form are also producing this found footage project.
By Brian Gallagher — October 4th, 2012
Transformers 4 to Bring Back Peter Cullen as Optimus Prime; Michael Bay Confirms Its Not a Reboot!
The director says he couldn't handle the thought of handing the franchise over to someone else.
By B. Alan Orange — September 21st, 2012
Michael Bay Responds to Ninja Turtles Script Leak
The producer reveals that screenplay by Andre Nemec and Josh Appelbaum is not being used for the movie anymore.
By Brian Gallagher — September 2nd, 2012
Ninja Turtles Script Leak Is Called Terrible and Gets Compared to Transformers
The original draft by Josh Applebaum and Andre Nemec confirms all of the fans' worst nightmares about this continuation of the franchise.
By B. Alan Orange — August 28th, 2012
Michael Bay to Produce The Rising for Paramount
The Killing writer Soo Hugh is behind this thriller, described as a cross between Eagle Eye and The Usual Suspects.
By Brian Gallagher — July 12th, 2012
Transformers 4 Is Not a Reboot Promises Michael Bay!
The director hopes to take the sequel to Cybertron, while cutting more than $30 million from his previous budget.
By Brian Gallagher — June 21st, 2012
Pain and Gain Set Photos Feature Mark Wahlberg and Michael Bay
The photos show the director and star filming a chase scene for the extortion drama.
By Harout Harmanian — April 3rd, 2012
Ninja Turtles Title Confirmed by Michael Bay
The producer of this live-action reboot goes on the offensive yet again, standing by his director.
By B. Alan Orange — March 27th, 2012
Michael Bay Responds to Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Alien Origin Backlash
The producer attempts to set fans' minds at ease about this upcoming relaunch of the popular franchise.
By Brian Gallagher — March 20th, 2012
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Reboot Gives the Turtles a New Alien Origin
Michael Bay offers a few details about the upcoming Platinum Dunes film, saying kids will believe these new turtles are real.
By Brian Gallagher — March 18th, 2012
Transformers 4 Confirmed for June 29, 2014
Director Michael Bay will shoot Pain and Gain first, and will follow that up with Transformers 4, arriving June 2014.
By Brian Gallagher — February 13th, 2012
Michael Bay Returning to Direct Transformers 4!
Producer Lorenzo di Bonaventura also confirms the new adventure will be more of a reboot than a sequel to the first three movies.
By Brian Gallagher — February 13th, 2012
Transformers Limited Edition Blu-ray Video with Michael Bay
The director of this high-powered trilogy showcases some of the unique features of this seven-disc Blu-ray set available January 31.
By Brian Gallagher — January 12th, 2012
Michael Bay Remains Undecided on Directing Transformers 4
The director confirms he is making Pain and Gain next spring, but is still unsure of his plans after that project.
By Brian Gallagher — December 7th, 2011
Michael Bay Wants to Make Transformers 4
The filmmaker is in negotiations to direct the fourth installment for Paramount.
By Cat Parker — December 7th, 2011
Michael Bay Producing Outsiders for the CW
The story involves a quirky sociology professor with an almost savant-like expertise in subcultures.
By Harout Harmanian — October 21st, 2011
Michael Bay Not in Talks to Direct Transformers 4 and 5
The director reveals that he is looking at many possibilities, and will likely direct the low budget crime thriller Pain and Gain next.
By B. Alan Orange — October 19th, 2011
Christopher Nolan Being Considered for The Twilight Zone
Warner Bros. is also eyeing Michael Bay, Alfonso Cuaron, and Rupert Wyatt to direct, although Christopher Nolan remains the front runner.
By Brian Gallagher — September 30th, 2011
EXCLUSIVE: Tyrese Gibson Predicts Michael Bay and Shia LaBeouf Will Return for Transformers 4
The actor behind Robert Epps thinks they will take a break from the robots in disguise, but shall eventually return.
By Brian Gallagher — September 16th, 2011
Transformers: Dark of the Moon Behind-the-Scenes Gallery
Photographer Robert Zuckerman offers a ton of never-before-scene images from the set of Michael Bay's blockbuster sequel.
By B. Alan Orange — August 30th, 2011
Transformers: Dark of the Moon Hits $1 Billion at Worldwide Box Office
The Michael Bay sequel is the first billion dollar grossing film in Paramount Pictures History.
By B. Alan Orange — August 3rd, 2011
Fifth Transformers: Dark of the Moon Trailer
The Autobots and Decepticons wage a war through the city of Chicago in this earth-shaking last look at Michael Bay's sequel, before it hits theaters Tuesday at Midnight.
By B. Alan Orange — June 27th, 2011
Transformers: Dark of the Moon Michael Bay Thank You Note
The director says Transformers: Dark of the Moon has some of the most technically challenging sequences ever shot.
By Cat Parker — June 26th, 2011
Michael Bay Demands Brighter Screens for Transformers: Dark of the Moon 3D!
Director Michael Bay and Paramount Pictures have insisted that theater owners screen the 3D sequel with higher bulb wattage to improve the 3D experience.
By Brian Gallagher — June 23rd, 2011
EXCLUSIVE: Steven Spielberg May Direct Transformers 4
Actor Tyrese Gibson also talks about the progress of Five Brothers, and why he's happy to see the end of Mudflap and Skids.
By B. Alan Orange — June 15th, 2011
Transformers: Dark of the Moon Video with Michael Bay and James Cameron
A new video glimpse of the Paramount Pictures event includes the two blockbuster directors discussing 3D filmmaking along with glimpses of the 3D sequel.
By Brian Gallagher — May 20th, 2011
Transformers: Dark of the Moon Footage Screened!
Michael Bay and James Cameron also discuss 3D filmmaking at a recent event on the Paramount Pictures lot.
By Brian Gallagher — May 19th, 2011
Michael Bay Offers $25,000 Reward for Transformers: Dark of the Moon Skids and Mudflap Sighting
The director reaches out on his official message board after an early review claimed the controversial robots are in the sequel, which the director claims is false.
By Brian Gallagher — May 16th, 2011
Peter Jackson, James Cameron, Michael Bay and More Write Letter Opposing Premium VOD Service
23 of today's most prominent directors speak out on DirecTv's plan to bring movies into the home within 60 days of theatrical release.
By B. Alan Orange — April 20th, 2011
Transformers: Dark of the Moon Gets Leonard Nimoy as Sentinel Prime
The iconic Star Trek actor will be lending his voice to a battle-worn fire truck in Michael Bay's epic summer sequel.
By B. Alan Orange — March 31st, 2011
Will Transformers 4 Happen Without Michael Bay?
Hasbro CEO Brian Goldner hopes to woo the director back for another sequel, even though Transformers: Dark of the Moon is said to be his last.
By B. Alan Orange — February 23rd, 2011
Transformers: Dark of the Moon Decepticon Stunt Video
Shia LaBeouf and Rosie Huntington-Whitley find their office building under attack in this behind-the-scenes footage from Michael Bay's sequel.
By B. Alan Orange — February 23rd, 2011
Transformers: Dark of the Moon Daytona 500 Photos Featuring the Wreckers
Roadbuster, Top Spin, and Leadfoot make their NASCAR debut as Director Michael Bay, Josh Duhamel, and Rosie Huntington-Whitley serve as Grand Marshals.
By B. Alan Orange — February 21st, 2011
Taylor Lautner and Michael Bay Team for Untitled Action Project
The script currently making the studio rounds is described as a cross between Mr. and Mrs. Smith and Wanted.
By Brian Gallagher — February 16th, 2011
EXCLUSIVE: I Am Number Four Cast & Crew Interview Featurette
Dianna Agron, Alex Pettyfer, Timothy Olyphant and more join Director D.J. Caruso for a behind-the-scenes look at this sci-fi thriller.
By Ryan J. Downey — February 16th, 2011
Transformers: Dark of the Moon Cape Canaveral Set Photos
Josh Duhamel, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, and Director Michael Bay to serve as the Grand Marshals of the Daytona 500.
By B. Alan Orange — February 15th, 2011
Michael Bay Calls Transformers 3 'Epic'
The director described the third movie as Black Hawk Down in a city, and also revealed this will be his last Transformers.
By Brian Gallagher — February 11th, 2011
Transformers 3 Super Bowl XLV TV Spot
Shia LaBeouf returns to help the Autobots square off against a new threat in Michael Bay's highly anticipated sequel.
By B. Alan Orange — February 6th, 2011
Transformers: Dark of the Moon Behind-the-Scenes Photo
Michael Bay promises a better sequel while Shia LaBeouf and Rosie Huntington-Whiteley climb an engine.
By B. Alan Orange — January 15th, 2011
Michael Bay Talks Transformers: Dark of the Moon and 3D
The director says that 3D is 'a whole new animal', and they are ahead of schedule in the editing process.
By Brian Gallagher — December 8th, 2010
Transformers: Dark of the Moon Trailer Debut Tonight on ET
Fans will get their first look at Michael Bay's upcoming sequel in this thirty-second teaser.
By B. Alan Orange — December 6th, 2010
Transformers: Dark of the Moon Trailer Arrives This December
Michael Bay also states that faulty 3D rumors are completely false, and that this sequel looks beautiful.
By B. Alan Orange — November 27th, 2010
Transformers: Dark of the Moon Official Logo Revealed
The website for Michael Bay's upcoming sequel gets updated with new art work and user registration.
By B. Alan Orange — October 30th, 2010
Transformers: Dark of the Moon On Set Videos and Interviews from ET
Shia LaBeouf, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, Patrick Dempsey, Josh Duhamel, Tyrese Gibson and Michael Bay speak out on the sequel.
By Brian Gallagher — October 28th, 2010
The SUNDAY FUNNIES: Johnny Depp Surprises a U.K. School and Jedi Bathrobes
We also take a look 1950s-style trailer for Inception adding Michael Bay elements to your own photos through a new website.
By Brian Gallagher — October 10th, 2010
Chap Taylor Adapting Gideon's Sword
The Changing Lanes screenwriter will adapt this novel for Michael Bay, which centers on a man who can convince anyone of anything.
By Brian Gallagher — September 28th, 2010
Explosive Transformers 3 Set Videos from Downtown Chicago
Michael Bay takes Chicago news outlets behind-the-scenes of his next robot action sequel.
By Brian B. — July 28th, 2010
Michael Bay Setting Up Untitled Alien Film
Bay will produce the film from first-time writer Bobby Glickert.
By Brian Gallagher — July 27th, 2010
Transformers 3 Will Be Released in 3D
Take a look at the rest of these new details that have surfaced about the film.
By Brian Gallagher — June 10th, 2010
Rosie Huntington-Whiteley Is the New Female Lead in Transformers 3!
Director Michael Bay confirms the news via his website.
By Evan Jacobs — June 3rd, 2010
Platinum Dunes Takes Over the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Film
Michael Bay, Brad Fuller and Andrew Form will produce the new live-action film.
By Brian Gallagher — May 27th, 2010
Michael Bay to Wield Gideon's Sword
The filmmaker will produce the new film based off the
By Brian Gallagher — May 24th, 2010
Megan Fox Quit Transformers 3 Over Michael Bay's 'Verbally Abusive' Behavior?
A new story sheds some new light on the actress' departure on the sequel.
By Brian Gallagher — May 21st, 2010
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