Several high-profile scribes including Robert Kirkman, Art Marcum, Matt Holloway, Jeff Pinkner, Zak Penn, Geneva Robertson-Dworet, and Steven Deknight were even hired to form a writer’s room and pen the scripts for the franchise.
The upcoming “Transformers” films, however, will no longer see Michael Bay in the director’s chair. A new director will take on the mantle of the next “Transformers” movie while Bay focuses on producing it.
Though Paramount hasn’t announce the official cast members of the 5th “Transformers” film, we know for certain that Mark Wahlberg, who starred in the 4th film in the lead role, will be returning to the franchise.
Wahlberg himself confirmed it in an interview with CinePop.
This isn’t the first time that Wahlberg has confirmed that he will be returning to reprise his role as Texan inventor and mechanic Cade Yeager in the famed franchise.
He previously stated in an interview with MTV that he is contracted to star in “a couple more” Transformers movie. His return will help the studio to maintain the human element of the living alien robot-filled franchise.
The title of the upcoming “Transformers” film has yet to be announced and no director is attached to the project. Best known for their on “Black Hawk Down”, screenwriting trio Marcum, Holloway, Nolan will pen the screenplay.
Watch Wahlberg confirming his return to the franchise in an interview with CinePop below:
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