New filming locations, set in China, for Transformers: Age of Extinction were revealed in a recent report via Oriental Daily.
The report states that the Tsing Ma Bridge, Lyndhurst Street, Bank of China Tower, and the Legislative Council Plaza are potential locations for filming pending approval of applications by the Chinese government.
Tformers.com translated the news to reveal the details. The Legislative Council Plaza is going to be a key location for the film. According to the report by the Oriental Daily, in a story line that employs some political intrigue the Autobots will be there not to defeat the Decepticons but to get the consent of the Legislative Council Secretariat for something. The report also revealed that one of the scenes being shot in China will involve Mark Wahlberg's character giving a reluctant farewell to his daughter Napee Si (Nicola Peltz), so she can be sent to a safe location.
It was also suggested that while the filming will not involve any explosion scenes, about 75 crew members will be involved and that the producers have purchased public liability insurance worth 10 million in Hong Kong dollars.
Recently, the design for the optimus prime robot for the film was revealed at a pre-party building up to the New York Comic Con.
Jack Reynor is the male lead of the film and will be playing a race car driver. Peltz acts as Reynor's girlfriend in the film and Wahlberg portrays Flynn Vincent, Peltz's dad. Kelsey Grammar will be playing the role of Harold Attinger, a counter-intelligence agent, who is the main antagonist in the film.
Transformer: Age of Extinction is scheduled for release on June 27, 2014.