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Shia LaBeouf

'Transformers' Felt Like

A 'Finger Up My Ass'

8/15/2012 9:30 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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0815_tmz_shia_labeoufShia LaBeouf claims filming "Transformers" felt like having a "a finger up your ass" -- and now, the actor says he's quitting big budget movies for good.

26-year-old Shia spoke with The Hollywood Reporter recently, swearing off studio flicks for the rest of his life ... in favor of a career in indie films -- saying, "I'm done ... There's no room for being a visionary in the studio system. It literally cannot exist."

Shia said, "You give Terrence Malick a movie like 'Transformers', and he's f**ked. There's no way for him to exist in that world."

Shia then gushed about the people behind his new movie "Lawless" -- saying, "These dudes are a miracle ... They give you the money, and they trust you -- [unlike the studios, which] give you the money, then get on a plane and come to the set and stick a finger up your ass and chase you around for five months."

That stinks.

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46.

just my opinion    

i love you, shia.

768 days ago
47.

gbtw    

despite the rude comments, he is right. there is very little room for creativity and forward thinking when studios are involved. it's a business. and the people with the money want the control, and only to do what has already proven to be a successful return on investment. they don't care about art or creativity. this shouldn't be any surprise to anyone.

768 days ago
48.

TheMachine1    

Not getting paid jack squat to do an indie film is going to feel like a fist up your ass.

768 days ago
49.

Stacey    

what a brat

768 days ago
50.

Phishie from Philly    

Come on Shia, you know that didn't feel like a finger up our ass. Couldn't you come up with a different scenario. Question is, is Shia
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Phishie from Philly

768 days ago
51.

MadCharles    

Shia, If you think today's movie adventure is rough you should have been on the 33rd floor of the Gulf & Western in 1972

768 days ago
52.

sayray88    

Shia is awesome, dont be hatin

768 days ago
53.

YOUR WORST NIGHTMARE    

Then go spend YOUR own money and make whatever trash movie you want to douchebag!! see how simple that is numbnuts

768 days ago
54.

Adam    

you people are all ignorant douchebags..while shia lebouf is a terrible actor to say celebritys owe you anything for making money is a joke..Being a one time actor in nyc you have no idea what goes into becoming succesful what you have to give up and go with out..living in poverty going without eating..being spit on and treated like **** because you are an actor..then once you become successful these same people feel like you owe them something..fck off you entitled little 5 year old brats..

768 days ago
55.

Joey    

I guess he has had experience with things up his A$$

768 days ago
56.

_][ Character_Assassin ][_    

This guy was the most annoying character of Transfomer. EVER.

768 days ago
57.

Gord    

Just wait til his next bender and he's broke....Then we'll see where he gets hes next $10,000,000 paycheck from

768 days ago
58.

Roger    

HEY ******* STOP COMPLAINING AND DO THE MOVIE!

768 days ago
59.

DC Dale    

the transformer check has cleared now **** um !!!

768 days ago
60.

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768 days ago
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