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Megan Fox Out of 'Transformers 3' on Her Own Request

May 20, 2010 (2:16 am) GMT
Report says she was eliminated by director Michael Bay, but representative for the depicter of Mikaela Banes claims, 'It was her decision not to return.'
Megan Fox

There won't be in "Transformers 3". Deadline Hollywood has reported the actress will not reprise her role as Mikaela Banes in the upcoming film, citing that it was ultimately director Michael Bay's decision.

Soon after, Fox has confirmed that she indeed left the franchise, but denied speculation she was fired. "Megan Fox will not be starring in 'Transformers 3'," her representative states as quoted by People. "It was her decision not to return. She wishes the franchise the best."

Bay, writer Ehren Kruger and Paramount Pictures are now finishing the script for the third "" film and plan to take the story "in another direction", an insider says. 's Sam Witwicky will reportedly get a new love interest that "makes more sense for the story" and the helmer will soon start casting for the new female lead.

Megan Fox's departure from "Transformers 3" is shocking and considered unusual since the movie has begun shooting this month. Moreover, the 24-year-old beauty was recently spotted on the set in Los Angeles allegedly for previz shots.

Despite the news of Fox dropping out of the film, this follow up to "" is still slated for July 1, 2011 release in the U.S.

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