The above shot shows the Asian city which is the setting for the opening set piece of the Transformers sequel. Looks like everyone is fleeing from the smoke filled factory. Could a big giant robot be the source of the problem? Rumor has it that Ironhide was spotted inside…
The sequel to Michael Bay's supercar movie Transformers will up the ante, with 20 transforming robots total: 10 good bots and 10 evil ones, says writer Roberto Orci.
What most people in the crowd didn't see were the human stars of the ''Transformers 2'' scene, Josh Duhamel and Tyrese Gibson, who were deep inside the closely guarded south Bethlehem set Monday and Tuesday nights.
''It's a pretty complicated shoot,'' he said, adding that there are also about 75 extras on the set. Some of those extras are military experts from southern California, others are from the Philadelphia area, and the rest are from the Lehigh Valley, he said.
The ''Transformers 2'' sequence shot at the Steel, which will open the movie, is set in a fictional Chinese city. It will feature Duhamel and Gibson's characters joining with Chinese police and military to fight at least one evil ''Transformers'' robot emerging in front of the Steel's instantly recognizable blast furnaces
MTV reports that Rambo and Resident Evil: Extinction star Matthew Marsden has joined the cast of Michael Bay's Transformers 2.Marsden is set to play Graham, a character who is part of the British Special Forces and will join Duhamel's Captain Lennox and Tyrese's Sergeant Epps in battling the Decepticons.
Actor Aaron Hill's personal website has been updated. On the website he reveals that this month, June, the actor will go to the east coast to film a supporting role in Transformers 2.
A local news station talked with producers Ian Bryce and Lorenzo di Bonaventura about why this was a good location and confirmed this is the opening scene of the film.
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Pictures of Tyrese as he gets into costume to reprise his role of Sergeant Epps. He also reports that other major Transformers II actors (exactly who else not yet known) are in town for the shoot and staying at a local hotel about four to five miles from Bethlehem Steel.
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