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Michael Bay Walks Offstage at Tech Conference | Michael Bay

Michael Bay Walks Offstage at Tech Conference

Originally posted 01/07/2014 08:10AM



Producer/director Michael Bay (Transformers) had a bit of bad luck Monday when his teleprompter malfunctioned at a tech conference in Las Vegas.

Bay, 48, grew flustered before he simply walked off the stage, later apologizing for the incident in a blog post.

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Transformers Director Michael Bay Attacked on Hong Kong Set

Transformers Director Michael Bay Attacked on Hong Kong Set

Originally posted 10/17/2013 04:10PM

Hollywood director Michael Bay was attacked and slightly injured Thursday on the set of the fourth installment of the Transformers movie series currently filming in Hong Kong, police said.

A Hong Kong police spokeswoman said two brothers surnamed Mak who own a shop near the film set approached Bay and demanded 100,000 Hong Kong dollars ($13,000).

When Bay refused to pay, they assaulted him, she said. The brothers also allegedly assaulted three police officers who were called to the set.

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Take Me to Your Leader! Cruise & Clooney Sign On to Sci-Fi Flicks & More Casting News | George Clooney, Tom Cruise

Tom Cruise & George Clooney Sign On to Sci-Fi Films & More Casting News

Originally posted 11/18/2012 06:30PM

Get ready to squirm!

Tom Cruise, George Clooney and Ashley Greene have all signed on to star in some creepy film projects.  

Cruise takes on aliens in the sci-fi war flick All You Need Is Kill, Zimbio reports. After dying in battle, the alien-fighting soldier Cruise must relive the day again and again until he can escape the cycle. The movie is scheduled for a March 2014 release.

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Spielberg Had Megan Fox Fired from Transformers, Says Michael Bay | Megan Fox

Steven Spielberg Had Megan Fox Fired from Transformers, Says Michael Bay

Originally posted 06/20/2011 06:40PM

In the run-up to shooting Transformers: Dark of the Moon, Megan Fox told a British magazine that director Michael Bay "wants to be like Hitler on his sets" and that he's "a nightmare to work for."

A few months later, she got her walking papers. But it wasn't Bay who made the call, the director says.

"She was in a different world, on her BlackBerry. You gotta stay focused," Bay tells the July issue of GQ, on newsstands Tuesday. "And you know, the Hitler thing. Steven said, 'Fire her right now.' "

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Megan Fox Struggled as Sex Symbol, Says Shia LaBeouf

Megan Fox Struggled as Sex Symbol, Says Shia LaBeouf

Originally posted 06/03/2011 03:30PM

Megan Fox famously feuded with Transformers director Michael Bay, once saying, "He wants to be like Hitler on his sets, and he is."

Fox's former costar Shia LaBeouf explains the actress, 25, struggled with the "sex-driven role" and bristled under suddenly being "told she was the sexiest woman in America."

"She had a hard time accepting it," LaBeouf, 24, tells the Los Angeles Times. "Mike films women in a way that appeals to a 16-year-old's sexuality. It's summer. It's Michael's style."

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