“Pitch Perfect” star Hailee Steinfeld is in negotiations to star in the upcoming “Transformers” spin-off, “Bumblebee”.

While plot details are being kept under wraps, it was reported that the 20-year-old singer will play a tomboy who holds a job as a mechanic after school.

Source: Babco Entertainment/Deadline

“Bumblebee” will be helmed by “Kubo and the Two Strings” Travis Knight, with a screenplay by Christina Hodson (of “Shut In” fame). The upcoming prequel is the first spinoff in what the studio hopes will be a Transformers Cinematic Universe. The movie project is slated for a mid-July shoot date, according to production tracking website My Entertainment World.

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The “Transformers” movies have generated over USD3.7 billion worldwide. It newest film, “Transformers: The Last Knight”, is set to hit cinemas on 23rd June.

Source: The Hollywood Reporter

The “Starving” songstress made her first entertainment breakthrough when she cinched a role in “True Grit” in 2010, which earned her numerous awards including the Academy Award for “Best Supporting Actress”, the Screen Actors Guild Award for “Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role”, and the BAFTA Award for “Best Actress in a Leading Role”.

She will be next seen in “Pitch Perfect 3”, which is slated for release on 22nd December 2017.

Source: Giphy

Produced by Christina Hodson, Brian Holdner, Stephen Davis, Lorezo Di Bonaventura, Michael Bay, and Steven Spielberg, “Bumblebee” will be released on 8th June 2018.

Sources: Coming Soon, The Hollywood Reporter.

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