Transformers Bumblebee Spin-Off Casts Hailee Steinfeld As Lead
The upcoming Transformers spin-off movie featuring Bumblebee will star actress/singer Hailee Steinfeld!
Hailee Steinfeld Cast In Bumblebee Movie!
Best known for her roles in True Grit, Ender's Game, 3 Days to Kill, Pitch Perfect 2, and The Edge of Seventeen, actress Hailee Steinfeld has quickly become a popular and talented actress. She also started her own career in the music industry with some hit songs now playing on the radio. Hailee gives Oscar-worthy performances in nearly everything she does, and now may have her own franchise on her hands. The Hollywood Reporter is claiming that the 20-year-old is now in talks to star in the upcoming Bumblebee spin-off of the Transformers film series.
Transformers Universe: Bumblebee will be directed by Travis Knight, who helmed last year's Kubo and the Two Strings, now making his live-action debut, and written by Christina Hodson best known for penning scripts for Shut In and Unforgettable. Steinfeld is the only cast member confirmed so far. The film will follow a younger Bumblebee making it a prequel to the Transformers movies. The movie is expected to begin shooting in July. Transformers: The Last Knight will be released into theaters on June 21.