Megan FoxÂ is seeking to transform rumor to fact.
The actress is slamming speculation she was booted from the third installment of theTransformers action film franchise.
â€œMegan Fox will not be starring inTransformers 3,” reps for the actress, 24, tell PEOPLE. “It was her decision not to return. She wishes the franchise the best.â€
Citing unnamed sources, Variety Reports the studio and the film’s director, Michael Bay, intend to cast another actress as starÂ Shia LaBeouf’s love interest to move the story in a different direction.
Shooting for the film, slated for a July 2011 release, is expected to kick off this summer in locations across the U.S.