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Bay May Have Transformers 4 Leads
Nicola Peltz & Brenton Thwaites score?

11 December 2012  |  Written by James White  |  Source: Twitch

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Nicola Peltz & Brenton Thwaites

With new best mate Mark Wahlberg locked in place for Transformers 4, Michael Bay has turned his attention to casting the other main roles in the film. You know, besides Optimus and the rest of the ‘bots. Now, according to Twitch, Brenton Thwaites and Nicola Peltz are the lucky recipients of Bay’s approval.

After a typically extensive lengthy screen test process, Peltz is apparently on to play Wahlberg’s daughter in the film, while Thwaites is close to the role of her boyfriend, a race-happy biker.

As for the plot, not much is known yet, but Ehren Kruger’s script is set to carry on the story from Dark Of The Moon, albeit a few years later and with the new human characters alongside Cybertron’s finest

The actors are still relatively unknown, but then you’ll recall that Shia LaBeouf was hardly a household name until Bay and Steven Spielberg plucked him to play with their giant toys.

Peltz has had roles in Deck The Halls and The Last Airbender and is also set to appear in several episodes of the new Psycho prequel series Bates Motel. Thwaites, meanwhile, is a graduate of the Home And Away school of young Aussie actors and starred in recent TV movie Blue Lagoon: The Awakening. But his profile is set to rise next year when he shows up in Maleficent.

Neither has been officially confirmed, so they’re flirting with rumour status still, but given Twitch’s reliable sources on TF4 in the past, we’d expect them to be locked in soon enough.


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Surely the leads should be the robots?
Since it is called Transformers after all. Why do they insist on focusing the Transformers films on random and generic human characters. More

Posted by AdamL10 at 22:43 on 13 December 2012 | Report This Post

Not Again, please.
Developing a plot eh? They didn't bother with the last two so why start now? Seriously, do we really need another giant helping of the same characterless drivel, with the camera following some deluded woman from behind at waist level, who thinks she has gotten a job as an actress when she is really being asked to be a lingerie model. More

Posted by ericcoyle at 16:31 on 12 December 2012 | Report This Post

RE: "After a typically extensive lengthy screen test process"
L: waltham1979 Do Bay's lengthy screen tests basically involve him making people stare into the distance at sunset, in hot pants, whilst the camera revolves around them, in slow motion.... or the men yes. More

Posted by indysgill at 12:59 on 12 December 2012 | Report This Post

"After a typically extensive lengthy screen test process"
Do Bay's lengthy screen tests basically involve him making people stare into the distance at sunset, in hot pants, whilst the camera revolves around them, in slow motion.... More

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