June 3rd, 2010
12:32 PM ET
A post on Michael Bay’s official website confirmed the already widely reported news that Rosie Huntington-Whiteley will replace Megan Fox as Shia LaBeouf’s love interest in "Transformers 3."
Bay previously worked with the Victoria’s Secret model on an ad campaign that appeared in Harper’s Bazaar, according to the blog post.
And while the third installment of the franchise will be filmed in various locations - Chicago, Detroit, Washington and Cape Canaveral, as well as other countries - production has already began in Los Angeles, according to the post.
May 19th, 2010
05:37 PM ET
Considering what she told Entertainment Weekly about “Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen,” we’re willing to bet Megan Fox isn’t crying too many tears over losing her spot in Michael Bay's third installment.
A rep for Paramount confirmed to CNN that Megan Fox won’t be back to reprise her "Transformers" role of Mikaela Banes for a third time.
So did she want a third movie? “Sure,” Fox told EW. “I mean, I can't [expletive] on this movie because it did give me a career and open all these doors for me."
But, she went on, "I don't want to blow smoke up people's [expletive]. People are well aware that this is not a movie about acting. And once you realize that, it becomes almost fun because you can be in the moment and go, 'All right, I know that when he calls Action! I'm either going to be running or screaming, or both.'”
Huh. Well then – any ideas for who should be cast in her place?
May 18th, 2010
01:28 PM ET
A few things about Megan Fox Allure magazine would like you to know: She's self-aware; she hates compliments (please, don’t tell her she’s talented; it feels forced); and those sexual innuendos in interviews weren’t cries for attention but rather attempts at satire.
“I was really open when I first started, trying to be light-hearted and have a sense of humor and engage in some sort of satire sometimes,” Fox said in the interview. “It did backfire to a certain extent…I still have the same sense of humor, but no desire to express it, really.”
But as Fox tries to lessen the amount of potential ammo the public can use to harp on her sexuality, others keep putting it front and center, like whomever snapped a photo of her topless while on set for an upcoming indie, “Passion Play.”
December 30th, 2009
02:59 PM ET
Movie fans have mixed feelings about this year’s “Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen.”
On one hand, the action-packed sequel, which grossed more than $830 million in ticket sales worldwide, was voted the worst movie of the year by readers of the Web site Moviefone.com.
But in a bout of what can only be described as voter schizophrenia, “Transformers” won out in the poll's category for best action movie, beating “Star Trek,” “Avatar” and “District 9.” FULL POST
July 15th, 2009
06:00 PM ET
Poor Jennifer Aniston. She just can't seem to get out of the shadow of her romantic rival, Angelina Jolie.
Recently, Forbes magazine ranked her as the 8th most powerful celebrity. Not bad, right? But then the magazine ranked Angelina #1 (to make matters worse, Forbes said Angelina also edged Jennifer in earnings in the past year–$27 million vs. $25 million).
Now comes a new poll that pits (okay, bad choice of verbs) Jennifer vs. Angelina in a popularity contest. In the survey, conducted by E-Poll for WEtv network, almost 900 women between the ages of 18-49 were asked who they liked most between Angelina, Jennifer, Paris Hilton, Natalie Portman and Diane Sawyer.
Angelina came in first with 49 percent. Jennifer ranked second at 36-percent. At least she beat Paris (6 percent).
Angie beats Jen in another poll released by Heat magazine (never heard of that 'zine). This one reportedly asked fans (presumably female) whose body they envied most. Angelina came in fifth, Jennifer sixth. "Transformers" hottie Megan Fox took the top spot.
At least Aniston can take solace in this: Forbes ranked her above ex-husband Brad Pitt on its power list. He came in at #9, just behind Jen.
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