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Illustration for article titled The Internet just bought itself a Mark Wahlberg emTransformers/em movie

Proving yet again that Internet chatter can be a very dangerous thing, Michael Bay has made good on his recent ragtag teaming with the web he once so resented, officially naming Mark Wahlberg as the star of Transfahmahs Fah: Revenge Of The Fahkin'. (Or whatever it will be called, and likely not in an exaggerated Boston accent.) Bay made the announcement on his website, proclaiming his Pain And Gain star "awesome" before saying of Wahlberg, "An actor of his caliber is the perfect guy to reinvigorate the franchise and carry on the Transformers’ legacy," referring to the fiercely protected legend of a story told expressly to sell toy robots, as it has been passed down lo these many years. Anyway, Bay didn't elaborate as to exactly what part Wahlberg will play while furrowing his brow skyward at digital effects, but it's safe to say he'll be generally agitated and in no mood for giant robots. "I'm the guy doing my job. You must be the giant robot," and so on.


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