Mark Wahlberg Confirmed for ‘Transformers 4’; New Logo Revealed

Director Michael Bay is reuniting with his ‘Pain and Gain’ leading man for this upcoming action sequel, set for July of 2014.

After teasing yesterday that Mark Wahlberg may star in Transformers 4, director Michael Bay confirmed today that the actor has officially signed on. The filmmaker also released an intriguing piece of promo art with the new logo for this action sequel. Take a look at the logo, then read the official press release for more information.

Transformers 4 Promo Art

After an exceptionally successful collaboration on the upcoming Pain and Gain, Michael Bay has cast Academy Award-nominee Mark Wahlberg in the highly anticipated Transformers 4. The film will hit theaters June 27th, 2014. Here's what Michael Bay had to say about the news.

"Mark is awesome. We had a blast working on Pain and Gain and I'm so fired up to be back working with him. An actor of his caliber is the perfect guy to re-invigorate the franchise and carry on the Transformers legacy."

Bay will direct the next installment in the Transformers series, which begins shooting next spring. From Paramount Pictures, a division of Viacom, Inc., in association with Hasbro, the film will be produced by Don Murphy & Tom DeSanto, Lorenzo di Bonaventura and Ian Bryce, and executive produced by Steven Spielberg, Bay, Brian Goldner and Mark Vahradian.

Bay's first Transformers film was a box office sensation in 2007, opening at #1 and earning more than $700 million worldwide. His second installment Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen in 2009 grossed more than $830 million worldwide. In 2011, Transformers: Dark of the Moon was an even bigger hit worldwide, 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: Age of Extinction was released June 27th, 2014 and stars Nicola Peltz, Mark Wahlberg, John Goodman, T.J. Miller, Stanley Tucci, Kelsey Grammer, Sophia Myles, Jack Reynor. The film is directed by Michael Bay.


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  1. CelluloidDreams

    I guess Mark Wahlberg needs to pay the rent!

    2 years agoby @2movieguysFlag

  2. the Narrator

    Haha, @the-movieghost. We'll just have to wait and see.

    2 years agoby @narratorFlag

  3. Superman81

    @cheetoboy Galvatron is Megatron reborn after his demise in the cartoon series from the 80's

    2 years agoby @superman81Flag

  4. Sean

    @superman81 Oh, okay. I'll try to look for it on there, on the trending now section.

    2 years agoby @themoviefanaticFlag

  5. Cheetoboy

    @superman81 Not trying to ask a dumb question, but who was Galvatron?

    2 years agoby @cheetoboyFlag

  6. Superman81

    @themoviefanatic no I sure don't, they had it in their Trending now section along with Mark Wahlberg getting the role.

    2 years agoby @superman81Flag

  7. Fry_3000

    @youngrizo ah ok, thanks for info :)

    2 years agoby @Fry-3000Flag

  8. Sean

    @superman81 I couldn't find that on there. Do you have link to it?

    2 years agoby @themoviefanaticFlag

  9. Monkeyiron 2.0

    wow saw this coming

    2 years agoby @monkeyiron2-0Flag

  10. The Cryptkeeper: Resurrected

    @redcameraman Ew, Megan Fox. Hahaha oh well, im still not seeing it

    2 years agoby @cryptFlag

  11. the MovieGhost

    Now that you say that @narrator... I get that vibe too. But still... I don't even know what to say about this. I want it to be good but... it's Bay so... pff.

    2 years agoby @the-movieghostFlag

  12. Youngrizo

    So there will be an entourage of transformers in this next installment?

    2 years agoby @youngrizoFlag

  13. LuxoIII

    I really could care less about this.

    2 years agoby @brady1138Flag

  14. Superman81

    I did see on Yahoo that there was some news about Transformers 4: Rise of Galvatron

    2 years agoby @superman81Flag

  15. caifa

    F*ck Mark...get something better...

    2 years agoby @caifaFlag

  16. Joshua Hollaway

    Hey Bay..We want Bad Boys 3 dammit!

    2 years agoby @Joshua-HollawayFlag

  17. David garcia

    Hmmm! Wonder if Galventron will be in the movie

    2 years agoby @David-garcia-67788063Flag

  18. WongFu

    two reasons to watch it, one reason not to.

    2 years agoby @instead8909Flag

  19. Youngrizo

    2 years agoby @youngrizoFlag

  20. Youngrizo

    @Fry-3000 They initially had her written into the story, then when she came to set the first week, according to Bay, she was not treating his crew with respect and by the end of that week when speaking with Spielbarg, Spielberg said to fire her. This came straight from Bay, hence they had to recast, if I remember correctly some of this is even covered in video interviews I saw somewhere but here's a link to an article on the issue

    2 years agoby @youngrizoFlag

  21. SoksoV

    Yeah Mark, why?? You know your character will not have enough emotional character development... -_-

    2 years agoby @SoksoVFlag

  22. Asdasdw

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    2 years agoby @asdasdwFlag

  23. Asdasdw

    atay ani oy

    2 years agoby @asdasdwFlag

  24. Rudy

    Why Marky Mark?

    2 years agoby @rudyFlag

  25. Fry_3000

    I'm pretty sure she wasn't fired, but refused to work with bay cos she didn't like he spoke to her

    2 years agoby @Fry-3000Flag

  26. Youngrizo

    I just wanna clear something up. Megan Fox didn't quit. She was fired.

    Spielberg instructed Bay to fire her and Bay did so, even though he was willing to overlook what she said that really made Spielberg want her fired.

    That is all. Carry on.

    2 years agoby @youngrizoFlag

  27. JasonKat

    @the Narrator
    Weither people like it or not. weither megan likes it or not, as well as shia, bay did help their career take off,
    Transformers was a great film even as a stand-alone its awesome!
    But because 2-3 are in the picture, it kinda blows because bay has no clue where to take this direction too. Just like tf1, this new1 will be as great but slowly part2 and maybe 3 will fail. because again.. they only think about how to start something but not really know where to go from there.
    personally i think shia & fox did wonderful in 1-2, but its understandable to drop out if something isnt good enough for you. nomatter how kool it may seem to others.
    Mark wahlberg will nail this 1 depending on wtf bay wants to give us, other wise it will prob just be a b-c film.

    2 years agoby @jasonkatFlag

  28. T. King (Red Camera Man)

    @crypt: As much as I find all 3 of the films pretty decent, they should've just stopped after 3 (seeing that Michael Bay actually wanted to stop after he'd finished with the 3rd in the first place). I don't like how they're continuing on with a new cast and (maybe) different storyline with this planned installment. These films make massive money because they're action-packed, summer blockbusters for the audience to see, but I do understand why and how most people wouldn't like the "Transformers" films indeed; as for me though, I just like them for the story and special effects (of course). Oh, and the new girl in the 3rd too, seeing that she's WAY better than that dirty skank in the first 2.

    2 years agoby @redcameramanFlag

  29. The Cryptkeeper: Resurrected

    Bleh, I'm surprised people are still seeing these movies. I saw one and two (which was enough for me), and of what I hear three was not all that. So why are these still making massive bank?

    2 years agoby @cryptFlag

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