Despite expressing the feeling that he “wasn’t impressed” with “Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen,” franchise superstar Shia LaBeouf is pretty sure the third film will be the best of the series.
“This is, and I’m not just BS-ing you, it’s the best movie we’ve made of the three by far,” LaBeouf told MTV News recently about “Transformers 3,” adding that director Michael Bay showed him 40 minutes of footage that had him feeling extra confident about the final product.
“The script is the best script we’ve had,” LaBeouf said. “The second movie, we were in the middle of a writers’ strike , writing on the go,” he explained. “The first movie, we had the discovery, and this movie really is the fruition of the rhythm we’ve created out of five years working together. I’m super proud of this movie.”
LaBeouf said there is a sense of finality for him, as the third “Transformers” film will definitely be his last.
“There’s no more for me, at least. I’m never going to do it again,” he said definitively. “This is the last one, so it’s balls-out. This is the best movie we’ve made, period, and that’s a unanimous decision by everybody. The sizzle reel that [Bay] has been showing everybody on set, it’s so outrageous. I’m very, very, very, very proud of it.”
LaBeouf’s co-star Josh Duhamel seems equally enthusiastic about the third film.
“I’ve seen about 10 minutes of it — just the stuff we shot in Chicago — and it’s pretty awesome,” he told us recently. “It’s all in Michael Bay’s head, so you never know what the film’s going to turn out like, but judging by the script and what we’ve shot, it’s, I think, every bit as good, if not better than, the first two,” he declared.
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