Michael Bay has cast Academy Award-nominee Mark Wahlberg in the highly anticipated “TRANSFORMERS 4.”
“Mark is awesome. I’m so fired up to be working with him. An actor of his caliber is the perfect guy to re-invigorate the franchise and carry on the Transformers’ legacy,” said Michael Bay.
Bay will direct the next installment in the “TRANSFORMERS” series, which begins shooting next spring. The first Transformers film was a box office sensation in 2007, opening at #1 and earning more than $700 million worldwide.
TRANSFORMERS: Revenge of the Fallen the second installment in 2009 grossed more than $830 million worldwide.
TRANSFORMERS: Dark of the Moon was an even bigger hit, grossing more than a billion dollars to become the 5th highest grossing film of all time. To date, the franchise has earned more than $2.6 billion worldwide.
Transformers 4 will hit theaters June 27th, 2014.