“Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen” just passed the $300 million mark. Because we’re talking about Transformers, there is more than meets the eye. A few select airmen and airwomen got to take part in the filming of this blockbuster hit. Did you know that? If you didn’t then read the story below.
“Transformers” star Megan Fox said she doesn’t like seeing herself onscreen, but Lt. Col. Jimmy Warren said he’s looking forward to the DVD of “Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen” — so he can hit pause and show his kids exactly where he is.
Getting rewarded for hard work usually involves a small get-together featuring cake or pastries, but a select group from Tinker Air Force Base was rewarded with something bigger: an opportunity to appear in “Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen.”
Director Michael Bay approached members of the 552nd Air Control Wing with this scenario: There’s the “mother of all battles” happening on the ground in Egypt, and you’re here to give air support to make sure the Autobots beat the Decepticons, Warren said.
“(It) was very similar to what we do, at times, on our aircrafts,” Warren said. “(We did) what we would really do … if we were deployed somewhere.”
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