Newcomers Patrick Dempsey, John Malkovich and Frances McDormand will all be in "Transformers 3" -- but one familiar face won't: Megan Fox.
According to Nikki Finke, Paramount decided not to pick up her option for the third movie ... and that director Michael Bay -- who Fox infamously compared to Hitler -- ultimately made the decision.
(See Megan Fox's Allure shots.)
A new love interest will be cast opposite Shia LaBeouf for the new flick.
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