As the release of Transformers: Dark of the Moon draws closer, the number of clips that Paramount are released continues to increase. The two latest offerings from the film are a short clip from the forthcoming film, and the second is a featurette on the state-of-the-art 3D camerawork used in the production in a conversation with James Cameron and Michael Bay.
Transformers: Dark of the Moon follows on from 2009′ss Razzie Award winningTransformers: Revenge of the Fallen, and is based on the 1980s animated series of the same name.
In the clip ‘Duchess’, Sam Witwicky (Shia LaBeouf) and his Megan Fox replacement Carly (Rose Huntington-Whiteley) are introduced to the slick Dylan (Patrick Dempsey), setting up something of a potential love triangle. It also gives us our first taste of the Maxim-winning models acting…er…talents.
This second feature will be of particular interest to people who are interested in all things geeky, but the winning combination of Avatar helmer James Cameron and Transformers series director Michael Bay certainly provides an insight into how two titans of the industry see the future of the format. The featurette, entitled 3D: A Transforming Visual Art gives you some indication of how these two guys view the format. Regardless of whether you are interested in the film or not, this is a must-watch interview, even if there is a little bit of mutual ego-fluffing happening. A classic moment is Michael Bay describing himself as “a director with a little dream of doing a 3D movie”. ‘Nuff said.
Transformers: Dark of the Moon hits Australian cinemas on 30 June 2011 fromParamount.