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Michael Bay Casts An Israeli Supermodel To Play The Female Lead In Pain And Gain

Michael Bay is a man that knows what he likes and one thing that definitely fits in that category is beautiful women. Since making his feature debut in 1995, Bay has never failed to include at least one beauty in his cast, be it Téa Leoni, Vanessa Marcil, Liv Tyler, Kate Beckinsale, Gabrielle Union, Scarlett Johansson, Megan Fox, Isabel Lucas or Rosie Huntington-Whiteley. And if you think just because his next film, Pain and Gain, is a smaller affair it won't contain any hotties, then you are sadly mistaken.

Per Variety, Bay has enlisted Israeli supermodel Bar Paly to play the lead female role in his upcoming crime comedy. The report also says that Tony Shalhoub, who has all but completely fallen off the map since the end of the Emmy winning series Monk, has also signed on. Based on a true story, the film is about two muscle-headed bodybuilders who decide to kidnap a prominent Florida businessman and practically beat him to death. The problems start, however, when the businessman recovers and hires a private investigator to track his assailants down. Shalhoub will be playing the assaulted businessman while Paly is playing an illegal immigrant named Sabina Petrescu who "dreams of becoming the next Marilyn Monroe." Dwayne Johnson and Mark Wahlberg are attached to play the two criminals while Anthony Mackie, Ed Harris and Rob Corddry have signed on in supporting roles.

Just like how the wind blows and the oceans wave, you can always count on Michael Bay to be Michael Bay.

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