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In other Paul Wernick and Rhett Reese news, the two plan to continue wasting their talents on shitty potential franchise, having signed on to pen the script for a potential Micronauts movie. For the blessedly unfamiliar, Micronauts, a Hasbro-owned toy brand, blends robots with interchangeable parts.They should not be confused with Micromachines. Or Transformers.
And while we're on the topic of Hasbro, in other news of the preposterous, Variety is reporting that Hasbro is talking with Michael Bay about coming back not for just for a fourth Transformers film, but a fifth one, as well. And they want to film them simultaneously. The kicker: There apparently is some truth to the rumor that Jason Statham may join the franchise. At the very least, the Transformers shoot should preclude him from continuing to make an interchangeable movie each month. Two more Transformers movies, on top of two more Fast and Furious movies, is exactly what Hollywood needs in order to bankroll less expensive shitty movies.
All the news isn't terrible today, though: Yesterday, it was announced that F/X has picked up "Sons of Anarchy" for fifth season (unsurprisingly, since it's the highest rated drama on cable), and AMC is reporting that "The Walking Dead" broke ratings records for cable on Sunday night, with 11 million viewers. It's 4.8 million in adults 18-49 would've put it in the top ten for the week, on all channels.