She specializes in narrative science writing and has explored a wide range of topics, including goldfish surgery, tissue ownership rights, race and medicine, food politics, and packs of wild dogs in Manhattan. It was translated into 25 languages and won numerous awards, including the National Academies of Science Best Book of the Year awardand received widespread critical acclaim, with reviews appearing in The New Yorker, Washington Post, Science, and many others.
For the first film, producer Don Murphy was planning a G. Joe film adaptationbut when the U. John Rogers wrote the first draft, which pitted four Autobots against four Decepticons,  and featured the Ark spaceship.
The writers felt that even if it would look silly, not having the robots speak would betray the fanbase. This was also the name of Dreamwave Productions ' first Transformers comic book. Joe for the soldier characters, being careful not to mix the brands. Revenge of the Fallen In SeptemberParamount announced a late June release date for the sequel to Transformers.
Kruger wrote in his own room and the trio would check on each other's work twice a day. Once the general audience is fully on board with the whole thing, maybe Dinobots in the future.
Dark of the Moon [ edit ] Main article: Dark of the Moon For the third film, as a preemptive measure before the release of Revenge of the Fallen, Michael Lucchi and Paramount announced on March 16,that a third film would be released in IMAX 3D on July 1,which earned a surprised response from director Bay: I said I was taking off a year from Transformers.
Paramount made a mistake in dating Transformers 3—they asked me on the phone—I said yes to July 1—but for —whoops!
That would mean I would have to start prep in September. My brain needs a break from fighting robots. Cameron reportedly told Bay about 3-D, "You gotta look at it as a toy, it's another fun tool to help get emotion and character and create an experience. Ultimately, the producers decided to forgo a plot involving the planet-eating Transformer, and no further comments were ever made on the subject.
Bay promised to not have the "dorky comedy" from the last film. Age of Extinction In Februaryproducer di Bonaventura stated that a fourth film was in the works, aiming for a release, with Michael Bay to direct and produce. Dark of the Moon. Mark Wahlberg was instead cast in the lead role as new character, Cade Yeager.
Robert Epps from the original trilogy. Miller joined the cast."Psychedelics, used responsibly and with proper caution, would be for psychiatry what the microscope is for biology and medicine or the telescope is for astronomy." - Stanislav Grof This might be the most important podcast episode I've put out in the last two years.
Directed by John Hughes. With Anthony Michael Hall, Ilan Mitchell-Smith, Kelly LeBrock, Bill Paxton. Two high school nerds attempt to create the perfect woman, but she turns out to be more than that. Transformers is a series of American science fiction action films based on the franchise of the same name begun in the s.
Michael Bay has directed the first five films: Transformers (), Revenge of the Fallen (), Dark of the Moon (), Age of Extinction () and The Last Knight ().
A spin-off entitled Bumblebee, directed by Travis Knight and produced by Michael Bay, is. Rebecca Skloot is an award-winning writer, and a contributing editor at Popular Science magazine.
Rebecca Skloot is an award-winning writer, and a contributing editor at Popular Science magazine. Suzy Freeman-Greene. Section Editor: Arts + Culture.
Suzy is a former features editor, news editor and arts editor at The Age, where she wrote a regular oped column for many years.