Published On: Mon, May 20th, 2013

‘Resident Evil’ star Li Bingbing joins ‘Transformers 4’

Michael Bay and Paramount Pictures jointly announced Monday that Chinese actress Li Bingbing has joined the cast of Transformers 4.

The Resident Evil: Retribution star joins Mark Wahlberg, Stanley Tucci, Kelsey Grammer, Jack Reynor, Nicola Peltz and Sophia Myles in the fourth installment in the hit franchise of movies based on the best-selling Hasbro toyline.

Li Bingbing Resident Evil poster Milla“I am excited to have Li Bingbing join our cast and to be shooting portions of the movie in her native China. I have always aspired to work with the best actors and this cast is especially exciting now with the addition of Li,” said Michael Bay.

Grammer will be playing counter-intelligence operative named Harold Attinger, a human bad guy, and NOT a voice of any villainous Decepticons. While further details are sketchy at best, new robots are promised as the unofficial reboot of the franchise moves forward with the new cast.

Some of the film will be shot on IMAX 3D cameras, more here

Paramount Pictures will release the film on June 27th, 2014.

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