Mark Wahlberg Confirms He's Returning For Transformers 5

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Though many of us expected it, we now know with absolute certainty that Mark Wahlberg will be returning to the Transformers franchise for its fifth installment.

While at the premiere of his new comedy, Daddy's Home, starring himself, Will Ferrell, and Linda Cardellini, Wahlberg confirmed to Cinepop he will be back for Transformers 5.

Transformers 5 is set for release in 2017 and has hired a pool of writers, including The Walking Dead's Robert Kirkman, Avengers and Incredible Hulk writer, Zak Penn, and Iron Man's Matt Holloway and Art Marcum. It will be executive produced by Michael Bay and Steven Spielberg.

An exact release date has not yet been announced.