Michael BayBay balks at 'Transformers 3' date, Ellen to play Mother Nature and more ...

Could 'Transformers 3' be Michael Bay-less? Just a day after Paramount announced a July 1, 2011, release date for 'Transformers 3,' franchise director Michael Bay has said there's "no way" he'll take the gig if the date sticks. That is so NOT awesome.

In other news, Ellen DeGeneres is returning to the big screen to play Mother Nature, Salma Hayek will be Mrs. Adam Sandler in an upcoming ensemble comedy, and Clint Eastwood's son is joining his dad's Nelson Mandela pic.

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