Los Angeles: Actor Mark Wahlberg, who starred in 'Transformers: Age of Extinction', has confirmed that he will star in the upcoming fifth instalment of the popular 'Transformers' franchise.
Mark Wahlberg. Pic/Santa Banta
Wahlberg revealed the news in an interview on TV show 'CinePop', reports aceshowbiz.com.
Asked whether he would return as the leading character for the next 'Transformers' movie, Wahlberg simply said: "Yes".
While there is no confirmed storyline for the film, the sequel to 'Age of Extinction' is believed to take place on both earth and in space, as Optimus Prime hunts down the Quintessons.
The fifth film is reportedly Optimus Prime's final movie, because he will be replaced by Ultra Magnus. Decepticons like Cyclonus, Galvatron and Unicorn are expected to appear in the upcoming movie as well.
The franchise's director, Michael Bay, is expected to return for the fifth instalment, but he hasn't officially confirmed. The film is slated to release in 2017.