There have been previous reports that pretty actress Megan Fox will be returning to the “Transformers” movie franchise for its fifth installment to be released to worldwide theaters sometime in 2017.
Those reports actually stemmed from previous reports as well that Director Jonathan Liebesman was taking over the director’s chair from Michael Bay who decided to leave after “Transformers: Age of Extinction” was shown last year.
Liebesman is also the director of “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” where the leading lady was Megan Fox. So if Liebesman is indeed coming to direct “Transformers 5,” then he is likely to bring along Megan Fox, who happened to have starred in the first two movies of the franchise opposite Shia LaBeouf.
Possible return to ‘Transformers’ film franchise
However, recent developments on the “Transformers” franchise seem to have derailed Megan Fox’s return or rumored return to the film series. Recent reports have it that Michael Bay had a change of heart and is coming back again to direct the fifth movie of the franchise.
After he left as director last year, Paramount Pictures asked Michael Bay to come back not as director but as a consultant for a writer’s room that the film production company was thinking to ensure the development of more sequels and spinoffs to the very successful franchise.
The writer’s room was to be overseen by the award-winning writer Akiva Goldsman along with Michael Bay to assure “Transformers 5” a good storyline and all future films or spinoff movies of the franchise.
The new team of “Transformers” writers include Jeff Pickner, whose writing credits include “The Amazing Spider-Man 2,” “Fringe,” and “Lost;” Zack Penn, who wrote “X-Men: The Last Stand,” and “Pacific Rim 2;” Art Marcus, who wrote for “Iron Man;” Robert Kirkman, who is one of the writers of “The Walking Dead” TV series; and Matt Holloway.
With such superb team of experienced writers, Michael Bay, and Akiva Goldsman are confident that they can take the franchise to new and greater heights in the near future and beyond.
Based on these developments, Michael Bay has been convinced to return to the director’s chair for “Transformers 5.” It also helped that actor Mark Wahlberg, who starred in “Transformers 4,” also wanted Michael Bay back as director for the next installment of the series.
Busy in New York
As both the entry of Director Jonathan Liebesman and the return of Megan Fox to the “Transformers” franchise were practically nipped in the bud, the two of them just preoccupied themselves with the filming of “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2” in New York City.
Filming began late in March and if production stayed true to its schedules, post-production would be done and over with in the next few weeks.
In June, the administrator of the official fan website of Megan Fox informed the actress’ fans that he has been very busy with work and travel for the past few months and apologized for not being able to update the site as often as he would like.
He admitted that he has fallen behind and missed a lot of news but promised to make a better effort. However, he did informed readers that Megan was busy in New York City filming “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2” and offered to initially make up for it with pictures of the actress on the set.
Also late in June, while filming the movie in New York City, Megan Fox showed off her great figure while braving the rain after a day of filming. Earlier that day, Megan was spotted filming a car scene for “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2,” reports Just Jared.