Transformers 2: Orci Hints at 20 Robots

Over at Don Murphy’s website, who is producing Michael Bay’s Transformers 2, co-screenwriter Robert Orci dropped a juicy tidbit referring to approximately how many robots may appear in the sequel.

According to Orci, “I’d love and think we could almost barely manage ten on each side, with some front and center and others as more supporting.”

So 20 total robots clashing metallic frames against one another. To put this in perspective, it’s the equivalent of ever Transformer from the first film returning, plus the addition of all six Constructicons which are heavily rumored to appear in the sequel.

Transformers 2 began principle photography today in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, at the former Bethlehem Steel factory. The production team has turned the factory into a China location that will serve as the battleground for an action sequence to appear early in the film.

Rumors have surfaced indicating the Pontiac Solstice vehicle prop of deceased Autobot Jazz has appeared on set, along with Darius McCrary who voiced the character in Transformers. Whether this is part of Michael Bay’s promised misinformation strategy is anyone’s best guess. But it might make sense for the Autobots to attempt to “fix” Jazz at a steel factory.

Stay tuned for more Transformers misinformation as the production moves forward.

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