It's Whedon and Abrams collaborator Drew Goddard.
As they head into reshoots with an unclear game plan, Marc Forster must relay his notes through an intermediary.
"The nudity? It's crucial to that part of the genre, and we felt we had to honor the genre."
Filmjunk reports on that crazy unnamed J.J. Abrams–produced trailer that preceded showings of Transformers this week. The very cool, Blair Witch–style teaser, which shows "cameraphone footage" of a New York party being interrupted by a huge Midtown explosion and some kind of expanding monster-like attack, ends with a brief flicker of the unnamed movie's credits, revealing little other than that Abrams, brainiac behind Lost, is the producer, and that Drew Goddard, a Lost (and, formerly, Angel) writer is responsible for the screenplay. Oh, and that it comes out on January 18, 2008.