Director Michael Bay attacked, injured on 'Transformers 4' set in Hong Kong

Michael Bay, left, assists the cameraman as they

Michael Bay, left, assists the cameraman as they are filming their latest film "Transformers Four" in Hong Kong. ( Oct. 17, 2013) (Credit: AP)

It was like a Michael Bay movie on the set of the new Michael Bay movie, as more than a dozen police Thursday subdued a crazed attacker.

"Some drugged-up guys were being belligerent ---- to my crew for hours in the morning of our first shoot day in Hong Kong," Bay wrote on his blog of his new film "Transformers: Age of Extinction." One local vendor whom Bay said wanted four times the amount others were paid for the inconvenience of the shoot "came by my crew ... carrying a long air-conditioner unit. He walked right up to me and tried to smack my face, but I ducked, threw the air unit on the floor and pushed him away."

Security jumped in but, wrote Bay, "It was like a zombie in ... 'World War Z' -- he lifted seven guys up and tried to bite them." He added it took 15 Hong Kong cops in riot gear to deal with the situation.

A Hong Kong police spokeswoman told The Associated Press two shopkeeper brothers demanded $13,000, and after being rebuffed, assaulted three police officers and Bay, whom she said suffered a minor facial injury but declined medical attention.

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