Deadline is exclusively reporting that Pamela Adlon is the latest name to join the cast of Paramount’s Transformers spinoff film Bumblebee.
While not much is known about the premise of the Bumblebee film, rumour has it that the spinoff is likely to be a a prequel to the main film series. The script has been penned by Christina Hodson who was one of those that was in a writers room at Paramount, coming up with ideas on how to expand the mythology of the Transformers cinematic universe back in the summer of 2015. Back in March it was reported that Kubo and the Two Strings director, Travis Knight, was attached to the project, which will mark his live-action directorial debut here.
The report states that Pamela Adlon (whose credits include Californication and Better Things) will be playing the mother of Hailee Steinfeld’s character. Adlon will be joining a cast that includes Hailee Steinfeld, Jorge Lendeborg Jr., Jason Drucker, Abby Quinn, Rachel Crow, Ricardo Hoyos and Gracie Dzienny.
Bumblebee is scheduled for a cinematic release on the 8th June 2018.