He might be the king of explosions on the silver screen, but Michael Bay is no stranger to television work. A new report suggests that he's just teamed up with A&E for a new reality series on which he'll act as producer.Even though moviemaking is keeping Bay a very busy man, he still found some time to produce a new series that will hopefully start shooting for A&E very soon, Deadline has learned.
Not much is known on the project right now but, as per the report, it will most likely be a family show – of sorts.
“I’ve learned that A&E has put in development an unscripted reality series executive produced by feature director-producer Michael Bay,” Deadline says.
“The untitled project, a competition reality series that promises to test the strength of the family unit like never before, is being produced by Bay’s Platinum Dunes and Shed Media US (Supernanny),” adds the same movie-oriented e-zine.
“Bay, Andrew Form and Brad Fuller and Shed Media US’ Nick Emmerson and Dan Peirson are executive producing. If the project, now in early stages of development, goes to series, it will mark a first for both A&E and Bay,” informs the publication.
In the meantime, Bay is also working on a few, very important projects in film.
Just recently, he announced that he'd be back at the helm of “Transformers 4,” even though, before the release of the third, “Dark of the Moon,” he was saying he was done with the franchise for good.
However, until he does that, Bay is pursuing an older passion project, a film called “Pain and Gain,” story of a couple of ex-bodybuilders fallen on hard times.
Mark Wahlberg and Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson are attached to it, and Bay will only start working on “Transformers” after he's done with it.