Los Angeles: Actor Kelsey Grammer, who has earlier worked
in movies like Teacher's Pet, Middle Men and
Monsters University, will play villain in the fourth
installment of the Transformers franchise, which is being
directed by Michael Bay. This will be his first
association with the Transformers series.
Ehren Kruger has written the script of Transformers
4, which will take place four years after the events in
Transformers: Dark of the Moon. The film will be a darker
sequel to Transformers: Dark of the Moon and it will have
a different feeling. The production, as said before by Bay, will
use new smaller IMAX 3D cameras.
Shia LaBeouf will not return in any future installments.
Instead, Mark Wahlberg has been cast in the lead role. Nicola Peltz
will play the daughter of Mark Wahlberg's character, while Jack
Reynor appears as her race car driving boyfriend. Peter Cullen, who
voiced Optimus Prime in the films, will reprise his role. On May 1,
2013, Kelsey Grammer has been cast as the lead villain.
Produced by Lorenzo di Bonaventura, the shooting of the film
Transformers 4 has started in Chicago on March 20, 2013
and is expected to continue till November 2013 in London. It is
made with a whopping budget of $165 million. It is scheduled to
release in theatres on June 27, 2014.