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iPod-like character featured in ‘Transformers’?

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By Charles Starrett

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Published: Monday, May 21, 2007
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According to “Transformers” star Josh Duhamel, the film will feature an iPod-like character. “The Transformer that will steal all the scenes I would say is this little iPod thing, [it’s] crazy,” Duhamel said. “It’s pretty cool. It’s like this crazy little 12-inch iPod that turns into this little killing machine.” The report also noted that it is possible he was speaking of the Transformer villain Soundwave, which originally changed from a robot into a tape deck. “Transformers” is directed by Michael Bay and will hit theaters July 4.

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1

Ugh… Just ugh…

Posted by Jack Rittymanee on May 21, 2007 at 7:46 PM (PDT)

2

Watch the Heroes season finale. You’ll see that Soundwave is not an iPod, but a silver boom box. I didn’t see an iPod like thing in the teaser.

Posted by Xerloq on May 21, 2007 at 8:20 PM (PDT)

3

The boombox is actually Frenzy

Posted by Viet on May 21, 2007 at 8:28 PM (PDT)

4

”...crazy little 12-inch iPod…”

Since when was a foot “little”?

Posted by Nobody on May 22, 2007 at 11:46 AM (PDT)

5

Since when was a foot “little”?

Considering the average size of a transformer, 12 inches is little.

Posted by Zaci on May 22, 2007 at 4:24 PM (PDT)

6

Considering the average size of a transformer, 12 inches is little.

We’re talking about an iPod-like device here. Considering it’s supposed to be a disguise, I’m pretty sure everyone would find a 12 inch iPod conspicuous.

Posted by Nobody on May 23, 2007 at 11:48 AM (PDT)

7

12” is closer to a nomad than an iPod.  Especially if you include the speaker add-on.

Posted by Somebody on May 23, 2007 at 1:42 PM (PDT)

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