Hailee Steinfeld Officially Joins The BUMBLEBEE Solo Movie; Set In The 1980s?

Hailee Steinfeld has confirmed her involvement with the upcoming Bumblebee solo movie which will be helmed by Travis Knight and thanks to Empire Magazine we may know what decade the film is set.

Few days ago we learned that actress and singer Hailee Steinfeld was in talks to join the cast of the upcoming Transformers prequel/spin off film centered on Bumblebee which will be directed by Travis Knight. During an interview with BBC, she confirmed that she has in fact joined the cast of the movie, praising the story of the movie and explaining how she will be able to work on her music while working on the movie.

"I am so excited I'm doing the spin-off, it's starting very soon, it's crazy to think about. I'm a big fan of the Transformers movies and I can't believe I am going to be in a version of them."
 
"I will be shooting Bumblebee in the States and working on the music at the same time. So we will see how that all pans out," she says.
 
"But this movie is really something special. It has a great storyline and this character that I play, who you will soon meet, is really special. So I'm very excited for people to see it."
 
Also during the last issue of Empire Magazine (Credit: TFW2005) an little tidbit was mostly overlooked or ignored by many outlets, but the film will reportedly be set during the 1980s, placing the movie 2 decades before the events of the 2007 movie.
 
The still untitled Bumblebee film will be released on June 8, 2018. stay tuned for more news regarding the movie.
TRANSFORMERS: RISE OF THE BEASTS Merch Reveals Early Look At Optimus Primal And Returning Bumblebee
Related:

TRANSFORMERS: RISE OF THE BEASTS Merch Reveals Early Look At Optimus Primal And Returning Bumblebee

TRANSFORMERS Director Michael Bay Recalls Thinking [It's A] Dumb Robot Movie During Test Screenings
Recommended For You:

TRANSFORMERS Director Michael Bay Recalls Thinking "[It's A] Dumb Robot Movie" During Test Screenings

DISCLAIMER: This post was submitted by a user who has agreed to our Terms of Service and Community Guidelines. As a user-generated content platform, Comic Book Movie and Best Little Sites LLC is protected under the DMCA... [MORE]
Related
TRANSFORMERS: RISE OF THE BEASTS Merch Reveals Early Look At Optimus Primal And Returning Bumblebee
Some newly revealed Transformers: Rise of the Beasts merchandise has offered a first look at both Optimus Primal and Bumblebee, with the latter taking on a form that should be familiar to longtime fans.
MADAME WEB Adds TRANSFORMERS: THE LAST KNIGHT Star Isabela Merced
As Sony Pictures continues to round out the cast of its upcoming Madame Web movie, the latest addition to the ensemble is Isabela Merced (Transformers: The Last Knight, Sicario: Day of the Soldado).
CinemaCon '22 Final Thoughts On MARVEL, DC, JURASSIC WORLD, MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE, JOHN WICK, HALLOWEEN & More
After an extremely busy week at CinemaCon 2022, we're back home and took the time to write up some final thoughts on what proved to be an informative few days at the annual convention in Vegas.
CinemaCon '22: Paramount Presentation LIVE Blog - MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE 7, DUNGEONS & DRAGONS, BABYLON & More
For our penultimate presentation of the week, we have the Paramount Pictures, who should be showcasing new footage from Mission: Impossible 7, Dungeons & Dragons, Transformers, Babylon and more!
TRANSFORMERS Director Michael Bay Recalls Thinking [It's A] Dumb Robot Movie During Test Screenings
Talking about his new movie Ambulance, director Michael Bay has reflected on early test screenings for 2007's Transformers, revealing the reaction he had to seeing those initial scores from moviegoers...