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‘He’ll probably say something inappropriate’: Brad Pitt’s Fight Club character inspired one of the greatest Transformers after Optimus Prime

‘He’ll probably say something inappropriate’: Brad Pitt’s Fight Club character inspired one of the greatest Transformers after Optimus Prime

Although it became a box office failure upon its release, Brad Pitt’s Fight Club has stood the test of time, becoming one of David Fincher’s most influential films. However, its impact isn’t limited to viewers, as director Steven Caple Jr. also took inspiration from 2023’s action thriller Transformers: Rise of the Beasts.

For his reimagining of the popular IP, the director incorporated Pete Davidson into the feature, whose character was largely inspired by Pitt’s Tyler Durden.

Brad Pitt’s Tyler Durden influenced Pete Davidson’s Mirage Pete Davidson’s Mirage from Transformers: Rise of the Beasts (2023) | Paramount Pictures

After The Last Knight’s disappointing box office collection, which led to the departure of Michael Bay, Steven Caple Jr. was recruited for the next main entry, and he had big shoes to fill. But instead of following in the footsteps of The Last Knight of the Bay,…