This is an official email from Building 30 Facility ManagementJust a guess on my part but sounds like TF3 will be making use of The Apollo Mission Control Center National Landmark (pic above) located there. Thanks to Sideswipe and Richard P. for the info.
WANTED: Male extras for Paramount’s “Transformers 3” movie
Paramount is seeking to cast approximately 130 non-speaking parts for the role of Apollo Mission Control Flight Controllers and NASA officials.
Filming is on Saturday, Oct. 16th.
Casting is for Johnson Space Center team members only within the Mission Operations Directorate (MOD) – must have current CAA access into Building 30 Mission Control.
Those cast will be compensated by Paramount at $64 per 8 hours, with lunch provided.
For this scene depicting an Apollo moon landing, Paramount is looking for males over 25 years of age who are willing to be outfitted in a period costume and have haircuts from the late 1960s.
Tuesday, October 12, 2010
TF3 Heading to Johnson Space Center for 1960s Look
It turns out that Washington, DC will not be the last stop in Stateside filming for Transformers 3. An email was sent out to Johnson Space Center employees looking for 130 extras for filming to occur on Saturday, October 16th. In addition, the announcement verifies that there is a definite late-1960s Apollo space mission angle to the plot as extra's will be costumed to fit the era's style.