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Rosie Huntington-Whiteley Close to Replace Megan Fox in 'Transformers 3'

May 26, 2010 (4:30 am) GMT
The model reportedly has been chosen to be the new female lead in the upcoming 'Transformers' film, beating out other contenders including Sarah Wright and Brooklyn Decker.

Words on the street are, Michael Bay has made his decision of who will be replacement in "Transformers 3". GeekWeek first sparked report that was the frontrunner and now Deadline Hollywood claims the model has won the competition.

According to Deadline, Bay's latest short-list was down to three beauties who are Huntington-Whiteley, Sarah Wright and . Later, the site updates their article with a note that other contenders have been informed that the coveted role will go to the 23-year-old English model. So, if the negotiation runs smoothly, she will be seen as the new "" babe.

Rosie Huntington-Whiteley has considerably little acting experience. She has only appeared in the TV special The Victoria's Secret Fashion Show and starred in a provocative short film for British lingerie retailer Agent Provocateur.

"Transformers 3" has started shooting earlier in May with Michael Bay still serving behind the lens. is set to reprise his role as Sam Witwicky, joined by who will return as Major Lennox. This follow-up to "" is slated for July 1, 2011 release in the U.S.

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