Escaping the wrath of Mega Bay

Escaping the wrath of Mega Bay
US actor Mark Wahlberg performs on the set of "Transformers: Age of Extinction" in Hong Kong on October 26, 2013.

SINGAPORE- The boss of Transformers: Age of Extinction blew up quickly whenever he was disobeyed.

No, we are not talking about Autobot supremo Optimus Prime or Decepticon chief Megatron.

Step onto the Hong Kong set of the fourth Transformers blockbuster and one name reigns: Michael Bay.

Cast and crew members scurried to do his bidding that sunny October afternoon, but the regional media was slightly slow on the uptake.

A voice shouted: "Who's that? Get out of the way!"

Bay, 48, was fuming. Everyone turned to the nine reporters at the scene.


We backed 20m away from the Chevrolet Camaro, better known as Bumblebee.

Bay's entourage, clustered around fresh-faced 18-year-old franchise newbie and resident babe Nicola Peltz (best known for playing Katara in 2010's The Last Airbender), shot us the evil eye.

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