Tyrese Gibson Confirms Return For TRANSFORMERS: THE LAST KNIGHT

Tyrese Gibson Confirms Return For TRANSFORMERS: THE LAST KNIGHT

Josh Duhamel won't be the only returning face from the original trilogy as Fast & Furious star Tyrese Gibson has confirmed that he'll also be back for the upcoming fifth Transformers sequel!

It's been rumored for quite some time, but we finally have confirmation that Tyrese Gibson will in fact reprise his role as Robert Epps in Michael Bay's latest Transformers film - Transformers: The Last Knight. The extent of his role is unknown, but Gibson broke the news himself while discussing his upcoming slate at the BET Awards last night, telling Entertainment Tonight: "Let's just say 2017, summertime, it's going to be a lot of energy out there in the universe: Fast 8, Transformers 5... I'm here to take advantage of my America." He'll join Josh Duhamel as the only other returning player from the original trilogy.

Gibson is currently filming Fast 8, which is the latest installment in the blockbuster Fast & Furious franchise. F. Gary Gray (Straight Outta Compton) is directing an all-star cast that includes Vin Diesel, Charlize Theron, Dwayne Johnson, Michelle Rodriguez, Ludacris, Lucas Black, Kurt Russell, Jason Statham, Elsa Pataky, Nathalie Emmanuel, Scott Eastwood, Kristofer Hivju, and Helen Mirren

So, what do you guys think? Sound off with your thoughts below!

Transformers: The Last Knight is the upcoming fifth film in the live-action film series, currently expected to be released June 23, 2017. The film will serve as a sequel to Transformers: Age of Extinction, and once again be directed by Michael Bay. As with the previous films, it will be a Paramount Pictures production.

Transformers: The Last Knight will feature:
Director: Michael Bay
Peter Cullen voices Optimus Prime
Mark Wahlberg as Cade Yeager
Isabela Moner as Izabella
Josh Duhamel as William Lennox
Tyrese Gibson as Robert Epps
Jerrod Carmichael in an undisclosed role
Anthony Hopkins in an undisclosed role
Mitch Pileggi in an undisclosed role
Laura Haddock in an undisclosed role
John DiMaggio voices Crosshairs
Transformers: The Last Knight hits theaters June 23, 2017
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