Transformers 3 to Shoot in Miami?
Michael Bay never met a hacky CGI explosion he didn't like, but God bless him, he's practically the patron saint of bringing big-time productions to Miami. The director of the Bad Boys movies and coproducer of the upcoming Cocaine Cowboys series is reportedly set to film scenes for the upcoming Transformers 3 in Miami.
That's according to Jeff Peel, director of the county's Office of Film and Entertainment, anyway. In a story in Miami Today about an upcoming rise in film productions in Miami thanks to the legislature passing more favorable tax incentives, Peel drops that Transformers 3 might be filmed partially in the 305.
"I do know Transformers 3, which is the big Michael Bay follow-up, [is coming]," Peel tells the paper. "We've been scouting with those guys for a couple months."
Filming has already begun in the Los Angeles area, but Bay talked about scouting locations in Miami in February on his blog.
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This will be the last film in the series, as well as the first Megan Fox-less Transformers.
Meanwhile, we're patiently awaiting Bay to begin work on his long-rumored "small movie" project based on a series of New Times stories. Will it ever happen?
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