Veteran actor Anthony Hopkins has joined the cast of Transformers: The Last Knight. though no details about his character have been released. The annoucement was made via the Transformers Twitter account. Hopkins was also recently announced as reprising his role as Odin in Thor: Ragnarok.
Hopkins isn't the only Brit joining the cast of the new Transformers film. Director Michael Bay has tweeted plans to include the so-called "Loneliest Dog In Britain" in The Last Knight.
Found this in the news last week in the UK. We gave the Loneliest Dog, a role in Transformers. (1/3) pic.twitter.com/u4NIBRmvPH— Michael Bay (@michaelbay) June 2, 2016
The dog, whose proper name is Freya, gained the nickname after spending nearly her whole life in a shelter in Liverpool. Bay promised to include Freya in his film, and either find her a home, or adopt her himself.
Transformers: The Last Knight will begin production in England this summer for a June 23, 2017 release.