ILM Special effects supervisor Scott Farrar said that R2-D2 had a cameo in Transformers 2. My bet was that he was behind Megan Fox's ass at one point, giving her a back rub. With his special back vibrating thingapparatus. Updated.
About six months ago, Michael Bay approached Digital Domain, the Academy Award winning special effects company behind movies like Benjamin Button, Titanic , and the The Fifth Element, with a last minute request. He needed a closeup. (WARNING: Minor Spoilers Ahead)
Going to see Transformers 2 tonight? Check out this io9 review first. I didn't read it (I don't like any possible spoilers), but there's not a whole lot to spoil in this kind of movie anyway. Plus, Megan Fox. [io9]
Apparently Industrial Light and Magic is now inserting R2-D2 in every single movie they make. Before it was Star Trek, and according to film's visual-effects supervisor Scott Farrar, now it is Transformers 2:
Check out this newly-released clip of the incoming Transformers 2, in which kitchen appliances transform into small evil robots. It's official: Michael Bay has rolled Transformers, Gremlins, and Beverly Hills Chihuahua all into one. This spells d-i-s-a-s-t-e-r. [Topless Robot]
I really thought this "Transformers 2: CGI Megan Fox Even Hotter This Time" behind-the-scenes footage was a joke by those guys at LandlineTV. Apparently, I was very wrong:
"It was bad enough when we were fighting the Terminators. But then the Transformers came. Now we just call them the Transforminators." - John Connor
Michael Bay has done it again: Pack our favorite robots in a marathon of complete destruction, falling debris, and the occasional flashing of naughty bits. All in glorious high definition, just like we like it.
Attention Tranformers fans: the sequel you'll be bitching and moaning about on the internet after waiting in line to see the night it opens has just been named. It'll be called "Transformers II: Revenge of the Fallen." I bet that means that the Decepticons aren't really dead after all! And they want revenge! What a…