Michael Bay Updates Us On Transformers 3

Paramount shot us over an update straight from the man himself, the king of explosions and excitement - Mr. Michael Bay. He shares with us the new model of car used as a disguise for one lucky Transformer, which you can see an example of above. He also talks about some actors that have jumped on board and where they're shooting for the sequel. Apparently, he is also a big contributor to the Make-A-Wish Foundation, which is very cool. I don't care what the naysayers and haters say about part 2, I personally am excited to see Transformers 3. After the jump you can check out his update straight from his personal blog / website.

"03/22/2010 06:40 AM -
Hey, it's been a long time since I've posted. Just been a little busy.

Transformers 3 has been going very well. We are going to shoot in LA, Chicago, Washington DC, Florida, Texas, Africa, Moscow, and China. On the talent front, we just locked in Frances McDormand and John Malkovich. Both amazing actors I've always wanted to work with. We also just got Ken Jeong, he is the super funny actor stuck in the trunk from “Hangover” and the Doctor from “Knocked Up.”

We start shooting pre-shoots in about one month.

I also was at a Ferrari charity event this week raising money for a hospital being built by Ferrari in Haiti. I announced that night the newest Autobot to join Transformers: the Ferrari 458 Italia.

I also want to thank everyone on this site that donated to the Make -A-Wish charity. We raised $20,000 which I will personally be matching. This is a great charity where they make wishes come true for kids who are very ill. We have had many Kids from Make-A-Wish visit us on our Transformers sets and this time we will be posting video of they're visits on Transformers 3.

Michael Bay"

To see another pic of the Ferrari 458 Italia, go here.