Michael Bay At The National Air And Space Museum
The National Air and Space Museum went Hollywood when it became the first Smithsonian-affiliated spot to be featured in a movie title (“Night at the Museum 2: Escape From the Smithsonian,” filmed last month). Now its Chantilly outpost is getting some time in the limelight.
Director Michael Bay was at the museum’s Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center yesterday, filming scenes for his upcoming “Transformers” sequel with stars Shia LaBeouf and Megan Fox. We hear that a “super-friendly” LaBeouf signed autographs while Bay took visiting school groups on behind-the-scenes tours of the film set. The museum will stay open while the crew works through today; disappointingly, there appear to be no massive controlled explosions planned.