He’s not directing it, just producing.
Her star has dimmed considerably since her “Transformers” heydays. A Mickey Rourke credit or two will do that for a girl. She had small, shapely parts in “Friends with Kids” and “This is 40,” nothing to re-launch a career on.
So why not give the now-married Megan Fox another shot, in a throwaway franchise picture (a money maker that has no prayer of being any good at all)? Let bygones be bygones, even if she DID call you Hitler.