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In a world where "Twilight" fan fiction becomes "Fifty Shades Of Grey," which in turn had Hollywood all hot and bothered to pick up the rights, we suppose we shouldn't be surprised. But using geek ideas to help brainstorm an upcoming tentpole doesn't sound like a good idea. But then again, when it comes to "Transformers 4," the franchise kind of has nowhere else to go but up at this point. Michael Bay, it seems, reads the interwebs (or has an assistant or Victoria's Secret model read it for him) and as he wraps up "Pain and Gain," and as he prepares to once again make robots go boom boom in "Transformers 4," he's getting inspiration from a bunch of dorks. And it may involve bringing back a previously rumored lead. To the blog! I squashed a rumor that was on the internet last week. It was about Mark Walhberg. »

- Kevin Jagernauth

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