Wahlberg confirmed for Transformers 4

Updated: 09 November 2012 08:55

Transformers director Michael Bay has announced that Mark Wahlberg is set to join the fourth movie in the successful franchise.

Transformers director Michael Bay has announced that Mark Wahlberg is set to join the fourth movie in the successful franchise.

He posted the news on his website last night saying "An actor of his caliber is the perfect guy to re-invigorate the franchise."

Shia LaBeouf had starred in the first three movies but Bay is looking to reinvigorate the franchise with a new lead.

He said "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."