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Shocking: Michael Bay Testing Young Hotties For 'Transformers 4' Including Abbie Cornish's Sister; No Word On Supermodels Yet

by Edward Davis
November 14, 2012 6:50 PM
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Michael Bay Testing Hot Young Actors for 'Transformers 4' Leads

"Michael Bay Testing Hot Young Actors for 'Transformers 4' Leads" reads the THR headline that spells things out: director Michael Bay is looking at attractive, fresh-faced actors to help star in his 'Transformers' quadrilogy. Uhh, duh? What else would he be looking at? But we're actually shocked to hear that none of them are Sports Illustrated swimsuit models, supermodels or Victoria Secret's models, but hey, the day is young and there's lot of casting still to come, right?

According to the trade, Bay will be looking at the following two actresses: Isabelle Cornish, the younger sister of accomplished Aussie actress Abbie Cornish and Nicola Peltz, the young female lead of M. Night Shyamalan’s "The Last Airbender." She would play some sort of helpless daughter to the film's Mark Wahlberg, which makes sense given that both females seem to have strangely wholesome beauty qualities instead of the sexed-up type Bay usually casts in his pictures (those will surely come later).

For the boys, playing the part of the daughter’s boyfriend, a racecar driver (of course), Bay will evidently be testing Luke Grimes who had a role in "Taken 2" plus appeared on the ABC drama series "Brothers & Sisters" among other roles, "Weeds" actor Hunter ParrishJack Reynor (“What Richard Did”) and Aussie actor Brenton Thwaites (who starred in the 2012 TV remake of the “Blue Lagoon” titled, “Blue Lagoon: The Awakening” -- lol). What's clear is that Bay is largely looking at relative unknowns for these two parts instead of the the usual hot, up-and-coming crew; stars in the making they call 'em. Predictably, all the potential actors would have to sign three picture deals as a new franchise is in the works and the film will likely begin shooting next April if all goes according to plan.

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  • Joseph Lucas | January 29, 2013 5:40 PMReply

    I want Nicole Peltz to be in the next Transformers movie.

  • fu | November 15, 2012 4:33 AMReply

    No, I call it sexually exploiting them. That man and the stories how he treats women are full of horror.

  • Tim Adolfo | November 15, 2012 3:07 AMReply

    There are lots of fishes in the sea

  • dszf | November 15, 2012 12:16 AMReply

    Geez, what a surprise there. He's the worst.

  • Ella | November 14, 2012 9:41 PMReply

    You guys are so mean to Bay. I guess he deserves it.

  • afsd | November 14, 2012 9:03 PMReply

    What about the Victoria's Secret Model from the last film?

  • RNL | November 14, 2012 7:04 PMReply

    "...given that both females seem to have..." There is something horribly animalizing about that. What is wrong with the word 'women'? If you were writing about two male actors, would you have referred to them as 'males' or as 'men'? 'Men'.

  • RNL | November 15, 2012 10:34 AM

    Fuck off, misogynist.

  • MongooseCmr | November 14, 2012 8:33 PM

    Chill out, sweetheart.

  • [A] | November 14, 2012 7:00 PMReply

    from that little crop circle, Isabelle Cornish looks soooo pretty

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