CinemaCon: Stanley Tucci Joins Transformers 4

Taking to the stage at Las Vegas’ CinemaCon for this evening’s Paramount Pictures presentation, director Michael Bay announced that Stanley Tucci has joined the cast of the upcoming Transformers 4. He’ll appear opposite Mark Wahlberg, Jack Reynor and Nicola Peltz, as well as another mysterious young actor that Bay teased will be announced very shortly.

Although the plot of the June 27, 2014 release is still top secret, Bay teased to that it will involve a “Chase from Hell.”

Tucci, who recently starred in Jack the Giant Slayer, will be seen later this year reprising his role as Caesar Flickerman in The Hunger Games: Catching Fire.

Bay’s latest, Pain & Gain, will meanwhile hit theaters April 26.

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