Kelsey Grammer On His Villainous Role In TRANSFORMERS: AGE OF EXTINCTION

Kelsey Grammer shares his thoughts on the "malevolent" Harold Attinger in Transformers: Age of Extinction and also comments on what it's been like to work with director Michael Bay as well as how he believes Frasier would view this type of movie ("I think he might find it offensive in some ways...").

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By Josh Wilding - 9/6/2013

In a recent interview with Empire Online, Kelsey Grammer described his villainous character (Harold Attinger) in Transformers: Age of Extinction as "malevolent" before adding, "He’s a no-nonsense guy. He’s lived his life in the shadows for 30 years in the service of his country, and he likes to be unremarkable yet very efficient." While the actor has only appeared in the odd few summer blockbusters (such as 'Beast' in X-Men: The Last Stand), he describes his time working with director Michael Bay extremely positively. "He’s been very respectful and funny. He’s a terrific guy and quite a filmmaker. He just said to me the other day, 'You’re Kelsey Grammer - you can do whatever you want to do.' So I guess he at least has some acquaintance with my work." And what would his old television character Frasier make of this movie? "Well, you know what? I think he might find it offensive in some ways, but there was always a bit of Frasier that wasn’t completely a snob. He always liked blowing up things, too, if he could! When he would discover his inner child, he would revel in it, and I think Transformers is one of those things." Transformers: Age of Extinction movie is set to be released on June 27th, 2014.
Source: Empire Online
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MightyZeus - 9/6/2013, 4:42 AM
I love the actor but not a fan of Michael Bay.
gambgel - 9/6/2013, 4:50 AM
Kelsey, we dont care about Transformers, we want you back in the X-Men franchise!

make some calls :D
Lozzy - 9/6/2013, 4:57 AM
good actor, shit movie.
MexicanSuperman - 9/6/2013, 4:57 AM
@ gambgel, I think his Beast will be dead during the events of Days of Futures Past.
Seejay - 9/6/2013, 4:59 AM
Good question Grif.
Xandera - 9/6/2013, 5:02 AM
He'll be one of the few things good about this movie...
MrNiklander - 9/6/2013, 5:04 AM
@Grif simply dude got to have
MrNiklander - 9/6/2013, 5:05 AM
But honestly with Labeouf out of the picture I will see this movie lets hope that Marky Mark is not LaBeouf 2.0
gambgel - 9/6/2013, 5:17 AM
@MexicanSuperman

I was talking about next movie.
NeoBaggins - 9/6/2013, 5:20 AM
I bet the trailer for this is going to be insane.
tvor03 - 9/6/2013, 6:21 AM
@nibs

Because he has different political views than you, that makes him a POS? Get over yourself, dude.
supermarioworldE - 9/6/2013, 6:43 AM
How villainous can Side Show Bob be? ;)
Shadowelfz - 9/6/2013, 6:59 AM
I miss the days when I didn't know Grammer was a jackass. He's a good actor. Even so I still couldn't care less for this movie.
Ineedrevelation - 9/6/2013, 7:05 AM
He was the only thing done right in X3
MexicanSuperman - 9/6/2013, 7:25 AM
@Firgosaurus, they need to have some of the main mutants to have died before the events of the future part of the movie.
JediPhilosopher - 9/6/2013, 8:32 AM
Sideshow Bob will control the dinobots to attack Bart Simpson.

A new autobot called "Leafpusher" will be introduced, the ultimate weapon to combat Sideshow Bob. This rake lies in wait for Sideshow Bob to walk over it, then knocks him in the head, then transforms and kicks Bob's ars.

This idea approved by: Comic Book Guy.
JediPhilosopher - 9/6/2013, 10:20 AM
@McGee Lol, that was typical Kelsey Grammar. I bet that was his idea to put Shakespeare in there. Even Adam West couldn't top that. :P
Pooh - 9/6/2013, 10:22 AM
There's a fine line between camp and trash. That line was crossed long ago.
RetroFit - 9/6/2013, 10:37 AM
Grammer is an awesome actor and I loved him as Beast. I can't believe they aren't bringing him back for DOFP.
Otter2269 - 9/6/2013, 10:47 AM
What's funny, is people calling this a shit movie before it even comes out. Did these same people think the 1st movie was shit?? I love Kelsay Grammer and he will be great and I think the movie will be pretty good too.
Pooh - 9/6/2013, 1:44 PM
@nibs, In what way do you think Shia is better than Mark? Do you think he's a better actor?
Pooh - 9/6/2013, 8:58 PM
@nibs, I'd like to see another Italian Job movie.
averageBEAR - 9/7/2013, 6:19 AM
You guys bitch and complain about the transformer movies, even though we know you can't ever make a good transformers like Michael bay. It's not shitty at all, your just over exaggerating about it having to much people. That's really stupid. We all know the haters are still gonna see the movie, isn't that the reason you clicked on this link, or was it to start an argument. I have the whole collection I love them all, it brought back what I watched in my childhood, it was fun, action packed, and more.[frick] the haters because all the people who hate it ,your money actually won't matter because the movie is going to make Billions anyway without you just like my all time favorite IRON MAN 3. SO [frick] YOU HATERS

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