Awkward screentime moments baby!

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  1. rook

    rook Well-Known Member

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    Who the hell was that black guy on Lennox's team when they attacked Chicago and whats with the headshots of him?
     
  2. Leadfoot

    Leadfoot The Strongest.

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    Umm... a soldier?
     
  3. The F.N.G.

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    You talking about Hardcore Eddie (Lester Speight)? During production he was rumored to be responsible for killing Starscream, and in the actual film he attempted to take down the Control Pillar with a rocket.
     
  4. Kraken

    Kraken Is a vegiesaurus, Lex. Veteran

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    No, I think he means the random 'I'll find my own way home' guy.

    No idea, he served as much purpose as the SAS guy in ROTF.
     
  5. Moy

    Moy Constructicons!

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    A paid actor.
     
  6. Leadfoot

    Leadfoot The Strongest.

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    He (the actor) was SAS in Rambo. Awesome movie BTW. But in ROTF, all we know for sure about him was that he was in NEST.
     
  7. rook

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    More precise, the black guy who was on the Osprey with Lennox, the one who fell on top of Shockwave.

    He wasn't just some paid actor, he had screen time, the kind of screen time that implies he does something majorly important later.
     
  8. The F.N.G.

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    Ah, gotcha.

    Well, he did do something sorta important. He planted a bomb on Shockwaves neck/shoulder, delivering some major damage, plus his parachute distracted Shockwave, allowing Optimus to get in close without being shot out of the air like the last time.
     
  9. AnithaPrime

    AnithaPrime TURDUKEN

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    I thought it was Salani from the ROTF prequel comics
     
  10. NCStarscream

    NCStarscream Me Grimlock cute

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    That struck me as a bit odd too...like they wanted to pick one of Lennox's soldiers to develop a bit more but sort of forgot about bothering with it after writing him an extra line.
     
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    That SAS guy should have returned and got killed
     
  12. Shockwave69

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    The "I'll find my own ride home sir" his name is Zimmerman, identified in the DOTM novel
     
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    Vz3 Bayverse Comic Zealot

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    Salani was killed in the montage of NEST missions at the end of Alliance, 'member? :eek: 
    Plus, Salani...he looked drawn in a different ethnicity in the comics. XD Not to mention his name also implies such...
     
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    ElectricPrada09 Speedster.

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    I'll find muh own ryde home, sur! HURRRRR.
     
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    Ephland Let's Go Rangers

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    This post is borderline offensive.
     
  16. LesterX

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    What else does it say about him? Oh, and if you have the novel, can you tell me if the chicago Optimus fight with Shockwave is longer?
     
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    i think that possibly, the crew were trying to show who might be a possible replacement for lennox in a future movie is Josh duhamel doesnt return, or that he would do something important.
     
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    ahh okay
     
  19. TylerMirage

    TylerMirage I vawnt my berdt.

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    :sly2:  In the movie, he is simply a soldier on Lennox' team. The novelization identifies him as "Zimmerman", a new gung-ho soldier who is eager and whatnot, giving him slightly more characterization than in the movie.

    And as for the headshots? Um...would you rather have had close-ups of his hands when sits in the V-22? Or did you want the camera to focus on his kneecap when he volunteers to go to Chicago? He is a human being. An actor. Those headshots, well, they're to FOCUS ON HIS FACE. You'll notice that they do that a lot with certain characters and actors.

    Am I missing something here?
     
  20. LesterX

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    Headshots are usually reserved for Important Characters.
     

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