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TRANSFORM3RS Badguy Revealed + A Few Plot Points!! No 'Dorky Comedy'!?

Merrick here...
USA Today talked to Michael Bay and Lorenzo di Bonaventura about why REVENGE OF THE FALLEN sucked like it did, and what we can expect from the third film in the franchise (due next Summer).
The new movie's foe is certain to make fans of the original '80s incarnation smile: Shockwave, the robot cyclops-turned-laser-cannon, who became dictator of their home world of Cybertron after the other Autobots and Decepticons journeyed to Earth. "One thing we're getting rid of is what I call the dorky comedy," Bay adds. So the twins, the two bumbling, slang-spewing robots? "They're basically gone," he says, though John Turturro returns for comic relief. [EDIT] it delves into the space race between the U.S.S.R. and the USA, suggesting there was a hidden Transformers role in it all that remains one of the planet's most dangerous secrets. "The movie is more of a mystery," Bay says. "It ties in what we know as history growing up as kids with what really happened."
...reveals USA Today HERE, in an article which goes on to discuss some other interesting details re: what's coming our way this time around. Check it out. Notice Michael describes The Twins as "basically gone." As we've suspected for a while, "basically" doesn't mean entirely...

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