McDormand, Malkovich join cast of Transformers 3, Ferrari joins Autobots

Michael Bay posted a few updates in his blog concerning the pre-production of Transformers 3, including the announcement of a new Autobot (A freakin' Ferrari!), shooting all over the world and 3 surprising cast additions.  Check out his statement below:

Transformers 3 has been going very well. We are going to shoot in LA, Chicago, Washington DC, Florida, Texas, Africa, Moscow, and China. On the talent front, we just locked in Frances McDormand and John Malkovich. Both amazing actors I've always wanted to work with. We also just got Ken Jeong, he is the super funny actor stuck in the trunk from “Hangover” and the Doctor from “Knocked Up.”

We start shooting pre-shoots in about one month.

I also was at a Ferrari charity event this week raising money for a hospital being built by Ferrari in Haiti. I announced that night the newest Autobot to join Transformers: the Ferrari 458 Italia.

I also want to thank everyone on this site that donated to the Make -A-Wish charity. We raised $20,000 which I will personally be matching. This is a great charity where they make wishes come true for kids who are very ill. We have had many Kids from Make-A-Wish visit us on our Transformers sets and this time we will be posting video of they're visits on Transformers 3.

Sounds good so far but we'll see if T3 can pull out a better storyline than "Revenge of the Fallen".  Eek.

Peter Oberth
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