If I had to pick the most egregious example of product placement ever, I would nominate the scene from Transformers: Age of Extinction, when the entire movie stops to examine the wreckage of a crash involving an alien spaceship and a Bud Light truck. The camera pans across a street littered with Bud Light bottles; then Mark Wahlberg picks one up, cracks it open, and takes a healthy swig. And while he’s shilling beer, there’s a second product placement in the background; just over his shoulder, very much in focus, is a giant Goodyear Tires sign.
The former Disney "Even Stevens" star got a smack down at a bar over the weekend in Vancouver. This isn't the first time the Transformers star has gotten into a bar brawl. In February the cops showed up to the last one.
They say he has a bad boy reputation...
Boosted by unexpectedly strong word-of-mouth and generous reviews, 'Transformers: Dark of the Moon' was number one for the second weekend in a row, becoming the top-grossing movie of 2011 thus far with a total take of $261.0 million.
Coming in second, the Jennifer Aniston-featured dark comedy 'Horrible Bosses' earned an estimated $28.1 million, while the family flick 'Zookeeper' came in third with
No Megan Fox, no problem -- 'Transformers: Dark of the Moon' still managed to rock the box office this holiday weekend.
The sexy star may not have returned for the third installment in the franchise, but it didn't matter because director Michael Bay's latest offering took in $116.1 million over the four-day holiday weekend, en route to winning the box office battle.
The ‘Transformers’ are back for two and a half hours worth of action in ‘Dark of the Moon,’ the third movie in Michael Bay’s mega-blockbuster franchise is in our 3 local Marcus Theatres this weekend.
Reviews for the movie have been a bit on the negative side; but with it already pulling in $13.5 million on Tuesday, it’s looking to be one of the biggest, if not the biggest, movie of the year.
Michael Bay may be notoriously difficult to work with, but that didn’t stop Shia LaBeouf from pranking the director on the set of ‘Transformers: Dark of the Moon.’
On Monday night’s ‘Late Show With David Letterman,’ LaBeouf said some people dream about getting screamed at by Bay since it’s like “getting insulted by Don Rickles.” And he described the director as “aggressive” and “demanding.”