Michelle Yeoh and Pete Davidson have joined the cast of Paramount’s upcoming film Transformers: Rise Of The Beasts, based on Hasbro’s Transformers action figures. The latest film in a franchise chronicling the war between factions of alien robots, and will ‘take audiences on a ’90s globetrotting adventure, introducing the robot tribes known as the Maximals and Terrorcons to the existing battle on earth between the Autobots and Decepticons.’
Anthony Ramos and Dominique Fishback will lead the cast of Transformers: Rise of the Beasts, set for release on June 9, 2023. Yeoh will voice the Maximal Airazor, with Davidson voicing the Autobot Mirage. Announcing the news today via behind-the-scenes videos with the actors in the recording booth was director Steven Caple Jr.: “Pete Davidson in disguise. @transformersmovie cast is amazing, man. Sneak peek of Pete voicing Mirage & @michelleyeoh_official blessing us as the voice of Air Razor #rotb 2023.”
Yeoh will soon be seen in Avatar: The Way of Water and three more films in the James Cameron franchise, as well as Netflix’s The School for Good and Evil and The Witcher: Blood Origin.
SNL alum Davidson recently starred opposite Kaley Cuoco in Peacock’s rom-com Meet Cute, and will soon be seen in David Michôd’s A24 pic Wizards!, James DeMonaco’s horror-thriller The Home, Craig Gillespie’s Dumb Money and the Peacock series, Bupkis.
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