Sir Philip Anthony Hopkins has joined Michael Bay’s The Transformers Cinematic Universe, the series of American science fiction action films.

Anthony Hopkins‘ role wasn’t revealed but the announcement came from the official twitter feed:

“The man, the myth, the legend – help us welcome Sir Anthony Hopkins to the transformers universe.”

Hopkins joins the cast that features Mark Wahlberg as Cade Yeager, Isabela Moner as Izabella, Jack Reynor as Shane Dyson, Josh Duhamel as Lieutenant Colonel William Lennox, Peter Cullen as Optimus Prime & Jerrod Carmichael.

Directed by Michael Bay, written by Art Marcum, Matt Holloway and Ken Nolan.

Produced by Lorenzo di Bonaventura, Don Murphy and Tom DeSanto.

The film’s production is set to begin June 6 in Detroit & various locations around the world.

Transformers: The Last Knight is scheduled for release on June 23, 2017.


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