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TRANSFORMERS: THE LAST KNIGHT (2017): Anthony Hopkins Cast In Film

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Anthony Hopkins joins the cast of Transformers: The Last Knight. The Academy Award-winning Silence of the Lambs and Thor: The Dark World actor will star in the upcoming Michael Bay blockbuster.

It is unknown what role Hopkins will play in the movie, meaning he could either physically appear in the finished project or simply voice one of the robots. He will join a cast that includes returning cast members Mark Wahlberg and Josh Duhamel, who will reprise their roles from the previous films, as well as Isabela Moner and Jerrod Carmichael, who are set to portray new characters.

Transformers: The Last Knight is set to enter production in a couple days and is expected see release next year:

Production on Transformers: The Last Knight is set to begin June 6 in Detroit with production planned to take place at various locations around the world.

Michael Bay returns to the director’s chair for the film, which is set to be written by Iron Man scribes Art Marcum & Matt Holloway and Ken Nolan (Black Hawk Down). Lorenzo di Bonaventura, Don Murphy and Tom DeSanto will produce the sequel.

Combined, the previous four Transformers films have brought in over $3.7 billion at the global box office with 2014’s Age of Extinction the second-highest grossing in the series. Current plans call for Transformers: The Last Knight to be followed by a Bumblebee spin-off film in 2018 before Transformers 6 arrives in 2019.

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