In the latest Transformers film, connections begin to surface between the robots and the Knights of Legend, which makes the story richer, or more needlessly complicated, depending on how you view it. Not wanting to be left out of knighthood, Mark Wahlberg revealed in a recent interview that he thinks he's deserving of being knighted, as you can see in the video above.
When discussing the incorporation of knights into the franchise, Wahlberg explained, "Hopefully that helps me get knighted. I've been asking Sir Anthony Hopkins to help me out."
He adds, "I think it would be nice to be 'Sir Mark Wahlberg.' Could you see me pull that off?"
Hopkins himself was knighted in 1993 by Queen Elizabeth II for his services
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Were Wahlberg to be knighted, he'd join the ranks of other actors Sir Ian Holm, Sir Christopher Lee, and Sir Ian McKellen, to name a few.
Interestingly, even if Wahlberg was knighted, he couldn't technically adopt the "sir" in front of his name, as he isn't British. Bill Gates, for example, has been knighted and can add KBE (Knight of the British Empire) after his name, but can't refer to himself as "Sir Bill Gates."
In Transformers: The Last Knight, humans are at war with the Transformers, and Optimus Prime is gone. The key to saving the future lies buried in the secrets of the past and the hidden history of Transformers on Earth. Now, it's up to the unlikely alliance of Cade Yeager (Mark Wahlberg), Bumblebee, an English
Transformers: The Last Knight is directed by Michael Bay. The film stars Mark Wahlberg and Stanley Tucci reprising their roles from Transformers: Age of Extinction, with Josh Duhamel, and John Turturro reprising roles from the first three Transformers movies.
Transformers: The Last Knight's voice cast includes Peter Cullen as Optimus Prime, John Goodman as Hound, and John DiMaggio as Crosshairs. Other transformers appearing the film include Bumblebee, Drift, Hot Rod, Cogman, Canopy, Sqweeks, Grimlock, Megatron, Barricade, Onslaught, Hooligan, and Mohawk.
Transformers: The Last Knight is now in theaters.