Stephen King made an interesting movie confession, revealing that 2007’s Transformers is the “only” movie he’s ever walked out of as an adult.
It seems that Stephen King is not a fan of Transformers.
The 74-year-old writer responded to fellow author Linwood Barclay who tweeted Monday that he recently dated Jurassic World Dominion†
The shining author revealed that he walked out of the 2007 action blockbuster halfway through the film.
“I’ve only walked out of one movie as an adult: TRANSFORMERS,” the novelist tweeted.
“I’d like to know what other movies people have run away from.”
King later clarified that it was “Michael Bay. The first” in the franchise.
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Other users posted their own experiences of filming early and poking fun at the author’s film admission.
“The thought of Stephen King walking up to the counter as ‘one adult for TRANSFORMERS, please’ absolutely devastates me,” joked a person.
Another person shared that they were leaving the 2007 movie The fog which is based on King’s book.
“I’m sorry in advance…I walked away The fog in 2007 … I was 15 years old, I got scared I was going because I was a hardcore fan of your books, but I couldn’t stay it was too much,” she tweeted to king.
The first Transformers film grossed $709 million at the box office. Bay went on to direct four sequels which were released in 2009, 2011, 2014 and 2017.
While promoting his latest movie Ambulancethe filmmaker admitted that he should have stopped after three films.
Speaking to Unilad UK, Bay revealed Steven Spielberg, who produced Transformersadvised him to finish the franchise as a trilogy.
“I made too many,” the director told the publication.
‘Steven Spielberg said, ‘Just stop at three.’ And I said I’d stop.
“The studio begged me to do a fourth, and then it made a billion, too.
“And then I said I’d stop here. And they begged me again. I should have stopped. [But] they were fun to do.”