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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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Alberich    

I think Danny Devito also recently said about the film industry & it's inability to 'think outside the box' largely motivated by the restriction of monetary values.

760 days ago
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Liz    

Shia - wtf? You can do what you want to do without going the complete opposite direction -- doing a movie where you are required to have actual sex during the movie ... Can you say porn star?

759 days ago
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Sue    

Maybe he should give back the money from those big budget films. He can donate some to my classroom and school.

753 days ago
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Katie.    

A finger up his ass. So Transformers felt awesome, then? Bahahaha!!

218 days ago
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Mr Guy    

The way he's going ... I don't think Shia's going to have to worry about those big budget, big studio opportunities for much longer.

I'm sure he cried all the way to the bank to cash his ridiculous blockbuster studio paycheck. I get so tired of these spoiled idiots acting like their millionaire lives are so hard. You know what? Get up at 5am every day and go load 53' trailers with car tires, or spend all day delivering food, or work on a road crew. This guy has to pretend to be other people and fake emotions, and gets paid lavishly for it ... yeah ... my heart bleeds for him.

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