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'Transformers 5' Gets 'Spider-Man' and 'I Am Legend' Writers

17 hours ago | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Back in March, it was revealed that Paramount Pictures is taking a unique approach to their lucrative Transformers franchise, putting together a writers room that will come up with ideas for Transformers 5 and other future sequels and spinoffs. The writers room is lead by Akiva Goldsman and includes Steven S. DeKnight (Daredevil), Robert Kirkman (The Walking Dead), Art Marcum & Matt Holloway (Iron Man), Zak Penn (Pacific Rim 2), Jeff Pinkner (The Amazing Spider-Man 2), Andrew Barrer and Gabriel Ferrari (Ant-Man), Christina Hodson, Lindsey Beer, Ken Nolan and Geneva Robertson-Dorsett. While promoting the new season of Daredevil at the TCA press tour, Steven S. DeKnight revealed what it was like to work with these other writers, confirming that Transformers 5 will be written by Akiva Goldsman and Jeff Pinkner.

"It's that wonderful thing where features are now taking a page from television and getting people together to really try and plan things out. »

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Transformers 5 Announces Writing Team

18 hours ago | Cinelinx | See recent Cinelinx news »

Transformer 5 is making announcements that the writing team has been selected. Now so far we know that Michael Bay has said he will not be involved with the directing but we’ve heard such announcements before. Mark Wahlberg has not said if he’ll return or not but it’s a sure bet he will. We know we will have a release date of 2017 and Jeff Pinkner and Akiva Goldsman have taken the helms as the writing team.

Steven DeKnight who was a showrunner on Daredevil announced this confirmed this and also that the franchise would be splitting for spinoffs and other projects as well. Jeff Pinkner has previously been attached to The Amazing Spider-Man 2 and shows like Alias and Fringe. Akiva Goldsman has also worked on Fringe, The Losers, I am Legend, and Deep Blue Sea.

While the franchise hasn’t been that well received with the latest »

- feeds@cinelinx.com (Jason The X)

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Watch: Brie Larson Breaks Free In The First Trailer For Lenny Abrahamson's ‘Room’

30 July 2015 6:05 AM, PDT | The Playlist | See recent The Playlist news »

Irish filmmaker Lenny Abrahamson has been doing solid work from the jump, but it’s the work of this decade that has really launched him. 2012’s “What Richard Did” was so good it got lead actor Jack Reynor noticed in a big way: Michael Bay tapped him for his next “Transformers” film. That quickly led to Michael Fassbender agreeing to star in the awesome, oddball, outsider-rock comedy “Frank” in which the actor appeared with his face covered by a papier-mâché head for 90% of the movie. Next up for Abrahamson is “Room,” based on the bestselling 2010 novel by Emma Donoghue, who adapted the screenplay about a woman and her 5-year-old son, who live in confinement in a 10x10-foot single room. Escaping from the captivity in which they have been held for half a decade, the mother and child struggle to adjust to the strange, terrifying and wondrous world outside their one-room prison. »

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Trailer for Michael Bay's 13 Hours Benghazi Thriller

29 July 2015 10:48 PM, PDT | WorstPreviews.com | See recent Worst Previews news »

We now have the trailer for the upcoming thriller "13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi," which is directed by Michael Bay and starring John Krasinski ("The Office"). Check it out below. The story revolves around the September 11th, 2012 attack on an American compound in Libya that left Us Ambassador J. Christopher Stevens dead. The focus is on six members of a security team that valiantly fought to defend the many Americans stationed there. They only partially succeeded: Stevens and a foreign service worker were killed in one attack, and two contract workers were killed during a second assault on a CIA station nearby. The new movie is set to hit theaters on January 15th, 2016. Trailer: »

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Michael Bay's New Trailer Is Worth Watching For John Krasinski's Beard Alone

29 July 2015 4:20 PM, PDT | POPSUGAR | See recent BuzzSugar news »

Michael Bay's new movie tells the true story of the 2012 attack on two American compounds in Benghazi, Libya. Two CIA contractors, a Us foreign service information management officer, and a Us ambassador ended up dead. Political controversy over what really happened ensued, and now there's a movie about it starring John Krasinski, his costar from The Office David Denman (Roy!), Orange Is the New Black's Pablo Schreiber, and James Badge Dale. The trailer is worth watching for Krasinski's beard alone, but you're going to have to trust me on that one. The drama is due out on Jan. 15, 2016, and you can get a sneak peek above. »

- Maggie-Pehanick

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DeKnight Talks "Transformers" Writer's Room

29 July 2015 3:39 PM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

Following his work as show runner on the first season of Marvel and Netflix's "Daredevil," Steven DeKnight became one of the names onboard the 'brain trust' of several notable writers assembled to help chart a course for the "Transformers" franchise.

Akiva Goldsman, Michael Bay, Steven Spielberg, and Lorenzo di Bonaventura serve as the supervisors of this 'brain trust' whose job is to produce not just more "Transformers" sequel story ideas but spin-offs, prequels, and possibly even animated films as part of a larger 'Transformers Cinematic Universe'. Speaking with IGN, he explained how it works:

"It's that wonderful thing where features are now taking a page from television and getting people together to really try and plan things out. It was a wonderful experience.

Akiva Goldsman was fantastic and Jeff Pinkner, who's co-writing the fifth [Transformers] movie with him, was phenomenal. Zak Penn… It was just a room full of brilliant, »

- Garth Franklin

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5 Things to Know About the New Michael Bay Thriller 13 Hours

29 July 2015 12:39 PM, PDT | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

Attention John Krasinski fans! Have we got a movie trailer for you. We give you 13 Hours, the brand new flick starring everyone's favorite lip synch champion (oh, and actor, too). The thriller comes from none other than Michael Bay, who seemingly decided to take a break from the land of Transformers and Ninja Turtles to focus on some ripped-from-the-headlines political material. The trailer, which just dropped, is your usual high-packed military action fare. In other words, if you liked Zero Dark Thirty, you'll love 13 Hours! Or something like that.  But seriously, while the thriller appears to be a standard war movie at first glance, it's actually much more complex—and »

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Michael Bay’s Benghazi Thriller ’13 Hours’ Gets First Trailer

29 July 2015 11:50 AM, PDT | Uinterview | See recent Uinterview news »

The first trailer for Michael Bay’s 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi  introduces John Krasinski and James Badge Dale as members of a security team that fought to protect the American diplomatic compound in Libya. ‘13 Hours’ Trailer Paramount released the trailer for 13 Hours on Tuesday, roughly six months ahead of the film’s release in […]

The post Michael Bay’s Benghazi Thriller ’13 Hours’ Gets First Trailer appeared first on uInterview. »

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Steven S. DeKnight Talks Life Inside The Transformers Writers Room

29 July 2015 9:54 AM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

As Paramount plots to expand the Transformers franchise into a full-blown cinematic universe, it has assembled a crack team of Hollywood scribes led by Akiva Goldsman (Winter’s Tale), all of whom are tasked with laying the groundwork for the future of the franchise.

Steven S. DeKnight (Marvel’s Daredevil) is one member of said writers room, which also includes Zak Penn (The Incredible Hulk), Jeff Pinker (Lost), Art Marcum and Matt Holloway (Iron Man), The Walking Dead creator Robert KirkmanAndrew Barrer and Gabriel Ferrari (Ant-Man), Christina Hodson (Shut In), Lindsey BeerKen Nolan (Black Hawk Down) and Geneva Robertson-Dworet.

Recently, at the TCAs for Daredevil, DeKnight discussed what it’s like to be a member of such a sprawling team of writers and how he’s liking the jump from television to feature filmmaking:

You know, it’s that wonderful thing where features are now taking a page »

- Isaac Feldberg

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Michael Bay's Benghazi movie: the curse of the blockbuster directors gone serious

29 July 2015 9:29 AM, PDT | The Guardian - Film News | See recent The Guardian - Film News news »

The Transformers explosion-wrangler is the latest derided film-maker to tackle a serious subject. Can he pull it off where these others have failed?

As a director who values sound and fury over tired old elements like story, characters and coherence, Michael Bay is not someone you’d expect - or hope - to handle a story that requires a sensitive (non-robotic) hand.

Related: Michael Bay: how the people’s pyromaniac redefined action cinema

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- Benjamin Lee

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13 Hours trailer: does Libya embassy thriller reveal Michael Bay's subtle side?

29 July 2015 8:38 AM, PDT | The Guardian - Film News | See recent The Guardian - Film News news »

The director famous for big-bucks action takes on more serious themes in this adaptation of book describing 2012 attack on Us compound in Benghazi

Paramount has released the first trailer for Michael Bay’s movie 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi, about the 2012 attack on the Us compound in Benghazi, which resulted in the death of the Us ambassador to Libya, J Christopher Stevens.

Related: Michael Bay: how the people’s pyromaniac redefined action cinema

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- Marnie Langeroodi

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The Red Band Trailer for 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi

29 July 2015 7:47 AM, PDT | Filmonic.com | See recent Filmonic news »

If you were wondering what Michael Bay’s been up to after finishing the last Transformers, well the answer is this war drama based on real events, 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi. Of course it will have explosions, I mean what did you expect, it’s still a Michael Bay film. But aside from that […]

Read The Red Band Trailer for 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi on Filmonic.

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'13 Hours' Trailer: John Krasinski Leads Michael Bay's Benghazi Movie

29 July 2015 5:00 AM, PDT | Moviefone | See recent Moviefone news »

Paramount Pictures just shared the first trailer for Michael Bay's "13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi," which is scheduled for release on January 15, 2016. (Should somebody pre-order a ticket for Hillary Clinton?)

The action thriller is based on the non-fiction book "13 Hours," which chronicled the September 2012 attack by militants at the American diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya. John Krasinski -- given no dialogue in this trailer, but clearly leaving "The Office" far behind -- stars with James Badge Dale, Max Martini, Pablo Schreiber, Toby Stephens, David Denman, Dominic Fumusa, and Freddie Stroma.

Here goes:

Michael Bay is best known for popcorn blockbusters like "Armageddon" and "Transformers," but he did give his trademark treatment to another real-life story in "Pearl Harbor," so it's possible he'll be doing something similar here. Is that a good thing?

Watch the trailer.

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- Gina Carbone

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Watch the first trailer for Michael Bay’s ’13 Hours’

29 July 2015 4:07 AM, PDT | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

13 Hours trailer: Michael Bay’s real-life story of the soldiers of the Benghazi. 13 Hours trailer

The first trailer for Michael Bay‘s 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers Of The Benghazi has just bee released by Paramount Pictures UK.  The film, Bay’s first non-Transformers movie since the really poorly received Pain and Gain.

The film is based on Mitchell Zuckoff’s nonfiction book 13 Hours, and will be released on 15th January, 2016 in the United States and the UK.

John KrasinskiDominic FumusaJames Badge DaleMax Martini and Pablo Schreiber all star in the film which is written by Chuck Hogan who co-wrote The Strain series of vampire novels with Guillermo del Toro.

Here’s the official description for the book.

13 Hours presents, for the first time ever, the true account of the events of September 11, 2012, when terrorists attacked the Us State Department Special Mission Compound and a nearby CIA »

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First Trailer For Michael Bay’s 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers Of Benghazi

29 July 2015 2:33 AM, PDT | www.themoviebit.com | See recent TheMovieBit news »

Michael Bay is putting his giant, transforming robots back in the toy box and tackling a somewhat hot button issue with 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi, based on Mitchell Zuckoff’s recently released account of the infamous events of September 11th 2012, when six security operators fought to defend the American Embassy in Benghazi, Libya when it came under attack from terrorists. Once you get over the fact that Jim from The Office (John Krasinksi) makes for a convincing tough guy, and that Bay has given away his obligatory and quite literal American flag waving shot in the trailer, there’s no denying this finds the director firmly in his wheelhouse, bringing along a fine cast of reliably solid actors, including Krasinksi, James Badge Dale (The Lone Ranger, Iron Man 3), and Max Martini (Pacific Rim). Time will tell if this is just the usual Mayhem through the lens of real life events, »

- noreply@blogger.com (Tom White)

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First trailer for Michael Bay’s 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi

29 July 2015 12:48 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Taking a break from the Transformers franchise, Michael Bay has turned his attention to the 2012 terrorist attacks on an American compound in Libya for his new film 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi, and you can check out the first trailer below…

13 Hours presents, for the first time ever, the true account of the events of September 11, 2012, when terrorists attacked the Us State Department Special Mission Compound and a nearby CIA station called the Annex in Benghazi, Libya. A team of six American security operators fought to repel the attackers and protect the Americans stationed there. Those men went beyond the call of duty, performing extraordinary acts of courage and heroism, to avert tragedy on a much larger scale.

This is their personal account, never before told, of what happened during the thirteen hours of that now-infamous attack. 13 Hours sets the record straight on what happened during a night that »

- Gary Collinson

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Michael Bay's 13 Hours: the first trailer

28 July 2015 11:20 PM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers Of Benghazi arrives in cinemas in January. Here's the first trailer...

Before he presumably re-embarks on his Transformers movie adventures, Michael Bay has taken a very different turn for his next project. He's directed 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers Of Benghazi, based on the non-fiction book by Michtell Zuckoff.

This tells the story of the half dozen security team members who defended the Us State Department Special Mission Compound in Benghazi, when it was attacked. This took place on September 11th 2012, and the movie will bring to the screen what happened that day.

Bay's cast for this one includes John Krasinksi, James Badge Dale, Pablo Schreiber, Max Martini and David Denman. Chuck Hogan has penned the script for the film, and the first trailer landed overnight. You can see it right here...

13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers Of Benghazi is scheduled for release on Friday 15th January 2016.

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Watch The First Trailer For Michael Bay’s 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers Of Bengazi

28 July 2015 10:23 PM, PDT | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

2013 saw the release of Peter Berg’s Lone Survivor, the true story of Seal Team 10 and the failed United States Navy SEALs counter-insurgent mission “Operation Red Wings.” Based on Marcus Luttrell and Patrick Robinson’s book, the film received two Oscar nominations for Best Sound Editing and Best Sound Mixing, received positive reviews and went onto a $149 million box office gross worldwide.

In 2014, Clint Eastwood brought to the screen American Sniper, based on the memoir American Sniper: The Autobiography of the Most Lethal Sniper in U.S. Military History (2012) by Chris Kyle, with Scott McEwen and Jim DeFelice. The film became a box office success (worldwide $547 million), was embraced by moviegoers, received great reviews and went onto garner six Academy Awards nominations.

Now comes Paramount Pictures’ 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers Of Bengazi. The devastatingly haunting first trailer for director Michael Bay’s upcoming film stars Pablo Schreiber, John Krasinski, »

- Michelle McCue

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13 Hours Trailer: Michael Bay's Benghazi Thriller Looks Intense

28 July 2015 9:50 PM, PDT | cinemablend.com | See recent Cinema Blend news »

In 2001, Michael Bay made a film about an important moment in American history, and Pearl Harbor was the result of those actions. A film as infamous as its inspiration, it convinced people that Bay couldn't do subtle or reverent if his life depended on it. Could he turn it around with 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers Of Benghazi? Watch the trailer below and judge for yourself. Based off of Mitchell Zuckoff's book of the same name, 13 Hours: The Inside Account Of What Really Happened In Benghazi, the film version dropped its trailer on Paramount Pictures' official YouTube page and it doesn't look completely terrible. The first comforting sign is the fact that James Badge Dale and John Krasinski actually look pretty bad-ass as the leads in the picture. Krasinski in particular is impressive, as this is probably the furthest we've seen him branch out from his days as Jim Halpert. »

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Watch: First Trailers for Michael Bay's '13 Hours' Balance Action with Political Drama

28 July 2015 8:40 PM, PDT | Rope of Silicon | See recent Rope Of Silicon news »

Rare is the day a trailer for a Michael Bay movie drops and it doesn't involve a bunch of morphing machines and crappy jokes, but today is one such day as Paramount has released both a green band trailer and also a slightly extended red band trailer for 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi. Set for a January 15, 2016 release, 13 Hours is a political drama based on Michael Zuckoff's account of the September 11, 2012 terrorist attack on a U.S. State Department compound in the Libyan city of Benghazi, which left one U.S. Ambassador and three other Americans dead. John Krasinski, James Badge Dale, Max Martini and David Denman star while Bay directs from a Chuck Hogan ("The Town") script. When it comes to Bay's work, I'm an honest-to-goodness fan of his first Transformers flick, but the franchise suffers seriously diminishing returns thereafter to the point I didn't even bother with its most recent installment. »

- Jordan Benesh

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