Stanley Tucci joins cast of "Transformers 4"

Actor Stanley Tucci attends the premiere of"Jack the Giant Slayer" at TCL Chinese Theatre on Feb. 26, 2013, in Hollywood, Calif. Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images

Stanley Tucci has signed on for the next "Transformers" film.

Director Michael Bay revealed the casting news Monday night at CinemaCon in Las Vegas, Empire magazine reported. Bay was there promoting his upcoming movie "Pain and Gain."

Bay did not say what role Tucci would be playing. He also hinted that another big name was close to signing on for the film, according to Empire.

Mark Wahlberg, who worked with Bay on "Pain and Gain," will also star in the fourth "Transformers" film, as well as Nicola Peltz and Jack Raynor.

"Transformers 4" is scheduled to be released by Paramount Pictures on June 27, 2014.

  • Jessica Derschowitz

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