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Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, British born supermodel, Victoria's Secret Angel, and star of the summer blockbuster Transformers: Dark of the Moon, might have found Shia LaBeouf's replacement in the next installment of Transformers. LaBeouf has been vocal about his desire to move on from the series and there are reports that Jason Statham—her boyfriend since April 2010—is a contender for the lead role.
Could Huntington-Whiteley's real-life beau become her on-screen love interest? It wouldn't surprise us. The studio would have an easy time generating press because we know from history how Hollywood likes to link their actors with off-screen romances. Plus Michael Bay seems to have a decent working relationship with Huntington-Whiteley. Bay casted the Brit in Transformers after working with her in a Victoria's Secret commercial.
· Victoria's Secret [Official Site]
· Transformers [Official Site]
· Statham to replace LaBeouf in Transformers? [Glamour UK]