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Transformers 4 Filmed In Utah? Seems So, And No One Knew.

Transformers News: Transformers 4 Filmed In Utah? Seems So, And No One Knew.

Saturday, January 18th, 2014 12:45PM CST

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Posted by: Autobot032   Views: 28,521

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According to the Salt Lake Tribune, Michael Bay & Crew did just that, filmed in the great state of Utah and no one knew until it was over and they were gone.

Here's what writer Vince Horiuchi had to say:

Now news has come out that a new blockbuster shot a week’s worth of footage here in Utah last May — Michael Bay’s "Transformers: Age of Extinction," the fourth in the series of rock-em, sock-em robot movies based on the line of toys.

Marshall Moore, executive director of the Utah Film Commission, said the film crew slipped in, shot the scenes, and were out before anyone noticed. The film company did not get any tax rebates for shooting here.


You can read the article, in its entirety at this link: http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogssunda ... d.html.csp

It's unknown at this time what purpose the desert landscape of Utah will provide for the film, but one can at least entertain the possibility of a fossil dig or something of that nature.

Transformers Age Of Extinction will release in US theaters on June 27, until then the news just keeps making it more and more difficult to wait for this film. Speaking of making it harder to wait, don't forget, the teaser trailer will debut during the Super Bowl on February 2nd.

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Credit(s): The Salt Lake Tribune, Va'al
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Re: Transformers 4 Filmed In Utah? Seems So, And No One Knew. (1542979)
Posted by Mindmaster on January 18th, 2014 @ 1:26pm CST
Autobot032 wrote:...and no one knew until it was over and they were gone.


Re: Transformers 4 Filmed In Utah? Seems So, And No One Knew. (1542980)
Posted by Autobot032 on January 18th, 2014 @ 1:27pm CST
Mindmaster wrote:
Autobot032 wrote:...and no one knew until it was over and they were gone.




The plot, it thickens...

MUAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA *hack, cough, wheeze* HAHAHAHAHAHA!
Re: Transformers 4 Filmed In Utah? Seems So, And No One Knew. (1542993)
Posted by Bounti76 on January 18th, 2014 @ 2:24pm CST
Hmmmmm. I live in Utah, and distinctly remember knowing they were here. The first shots we got of Hound, Drift, and others were set against a desert backdrop which is totally familiar to me as southern Utah.
Re: Transformers 4 Filmed In Utah? Seems So, And No One Knew. (1542994)
Posted by Mindmaster on January 18th, 2014 @ 2:26pm CST
Bounti76 wrote:Hmmmmm. I live in Utah, and distinctly remember knowing they were here. The first shots we got of Hound, Drift, and others were set against a desert backdrop which is totally familiar to me as southern Utah.


I'm sure that they went back for round two to do more shooting.
Re: Transformers 4 Filmed In Utah? Seems So, And No One Knew. (1542997)
Posted by njb902 on January 18th, 2014 @ 2:33pm CST
Was it the first or second units?
Re: Transformers 4 Filmed In Utah? Seems So, And No One Knew. (1543051)
Posted by Blozor on January 18th, 2014 @ 10:24pm CST
That means either nobody cares about Utah, or UTAH HAS THINGS EXPLODING ALL THE TIME.
Re: Transformers 4 Filmed In Utah? Seems So, And No One Knew. (1543078)
Posted by Mindmaster on January 19th, 2014 @ 3:08am CST
Blozor wrote:...or UTAH HAS THINGS EXPLODING ALL THE TIME.


I think you're confusing Utah with Australia. 8-}
Re: Transformers 4 Filmed In Utah? Seems So, And No One Knew. (1543332)
Posted by Aceoftherebellion on January 19th, 2014 @ 11:23pm CST
Given what we know about the film with the dinobots and whatnot, I'll bet dollars that they were filming in Utah to be near sites like Dinosaur National Monument and whatnot. Seems like it would be a perfect fit.
Re: Transformers 4 Filmed In Utah? Seems So, And No One Knew. (1543483)
Posted by RhA on January 20th, 2014 @ 3:09pm CST
Aceoftherebellion wrote:Given what we know about the film with the dinobots and whatnot, I'll bet dollars that they were filming in Utah to be near sites like Dinosaur National Monument and whatnot. Seems like it would be a perfect fit.


Utah, dinosaurs... It makes sense.
Re: Transformers 4 Filmed In Utah? Seems So, And No One Knew. (1543486)
Posted by Dr Va'al on January 20th, 2014 @ 3:14pm CST
RhA wrote:
Aceoftherebellion wrote:Given what we know about the film with the dinobots and whatnot, I'll bet dollars that they were filming in Utah to be near sites like Dinosaur National Monument and whatnot. Seems like it would be a perfect fit.


Utah, dinosaurs... It makes sense.


Unless.. the Mormons are dinosaurs! :shock:
Re: Transformers 4 Filmed In Utah? Seems So, And No One Knew. (1543497)
Posted by njb902 on January 20th, 2014 @ 3:46pm CST
Va'al wrote:
RhA wrote:
Aceoftherebellion wrote:Given what we know about the film with the dinobots and whatnot, I'll bet dollars that they were filming in Utah to be near sites like Dinosaur National Monument and whatnot. Seems like it would be a perfect fit.


Utah, dinosaurs... It makes sense.


Unless.. the Mormons are dinosaurs! :shock:


If only they could have worked that into the book of mormon.

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