Hailee's upcoming films also include Pitch Perfect 3, which per its IMDb page has been directed by Trish Sie and will be in theaters three days before this Christmas. The first three starred Shia LaBeouf in the lead role and the last two featured Mark Wahlberg taking over the lead. Or, alternatively, Cena could be wrapped up in those motion-capture golf balls to play Bumblebee himself, filling in for the CGI character by providing motion capture details for him. And previous Transformer movies have proven that if all you need is an impressive actor to deliver exposition, you get Anthony Hopkins. Now sitting on a global total of $570 million, and is unlikely to match the final tally of the first live-action movie ($707 million) that was released a decade ago.
Cena's role in the movie is unknown for now. The Rundown made $47 million domestically and even the critically lambasted Doom made $28 million.
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John Cena confirmed on Twitter that he has officially been tapped to star alongside Hailee Steinfeld in Paramount's action-packed "Transformers" spinoff. Bumblebee's created to be a more intimate movie.
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Let's hope everything will work very well and that there isn't much more to improve. We don't start a season by not having any ambitions.
Interestingly, the film will be directed by Kubo And The Two Strings helmer Travis Knight, which hopefully means it won't be as terrifyingly tiresome as the Bay mainline films.
The 40-year-old WWE wrestler gushed: 'One of the most exciting projects I've been fortunate to be a part of. The Travis Knight-directed solo movie began production today (Monday) and even though these movies have resembled a vehicle crash both literally and figuratively, at least this one boasts a fun cast.
If not, Cena could be cast as someone who has witnessed the Transformers wars, witnessing how Bumblebee ended up in a junkyard.