Michael Bay’s First PAIN AND GAIN Poster Debuts – Paramount Pictures Announces April 26, 2013 Release Date
Paramount Pictures has announced the release date for PAIN & GAIN. The film will be in theaters on April 26, 2013. PAIN AND GAIN is directed by Michael Bay and stars Mark Wahlberg and Dwayne Johnson.
Based on a true story, PAIN AND GAIN follows a group of bodybuilders who engaged in a campaign of kidnapping, extortion and murder in Florida. First told in an article from the Miami New Times, the movie’s producers include Bay, Donald De Line and Ian Bryce.
In February, Paramount Pictures announced that Bay has signed a two-picture deal with the studio. This past spring filming began on PAIN AND GAIN and will be followed by the next installment in the hit TRANSFORMERS franchise.
Bay will bring audiences a new take on the TRANSFORMERS franchise as he begins production on the fourth installment in the hit series of movies based on the best-selling Hasbro toyline. The third, and most recent installment of the franchise, “Transformers: Dark of the Moon,” is the fourth highest global grossing film of all time with 1.124 billion dollars of worldwide box office success. Directed by Bay, the movie will re-unite the filmmaking team from the hit franchise, including producers Lorenzo di Bonaventura, Don Murphy, Tom DeSanto and Ian Bryce; and executive producers Steven Spielberg, Bay, Brian Goldner and Mark Vahradian. Paramount Pictures will release the film on June 29th, 2014.