Register  |   Log In  |  
Sign up to our weekly newsletter    
Search   
Empire Magazine and iPad
Follow Me on Pinterest YouTube Tumblr
Empire
Trending On Empire
The 301 Greatest Movies Of All Time!
Empire's Guardians Of The Galaxy Cover
Does Star Wars Have A Brain Trust?
Nick Frost:
My Movie Life

The World's End star's pick of the flicks
Subscribe: 6 Issues For £15!
Subscribe today and save 37% off the cover price!
Movie News

LATEST HEADLINES
11 July 2014
Steven Spielberg's BFG Gets A Release Date
Just in time for Roald Dahl's centenary
New Trailer For Abel Ferrara's Welcome To New York
Whoopee, Depardieu
Podcast 119: Richard Linklater, Jack Reynor
Youth and young manhood
More Movie News

RELATED NEWS
08 July 2014
Disney Wants Live-Action Dumbo To Take Flight
Ehren Kruger is set to write the script
More Movie News

RELATED REVIEWS
Transformers: Age Of Extinction (2014)
Empire Star Rating
Transformers: Age Of Extinction (2014)
Empire Star Rating
Legends Of Oz: Dorothy's Return (2014)
Empire Star Rating
Lone Survivor (2014)
Empire Star Rating
Pain & Gain
Empire Star Rating
More new cinemas releases
DVD & Blu-ray releases

Sophia Myles Set For Transformers 4
She'll deal with robo-action

07 May 2013  |  Written by James White  |  Source: The Wrap

submit to reddit

Sophia Myles

She’s more usually found in the indie or romantic drama world, but Sophia Myles is no stranger to dipping into sci-action fare with roles in films like Underworld, Outlander and (whisper it) Thunderbirds. Now Myles is about to take her biggest leap into blockbuster territory by signing on to co-star in Transformers 4.

Her role is being kept quiet, though The Wrap has ferreted out that she’ll be a scientist, and a major supporting part of a cast that already includes Mark Wahlberg, Jack Reynor, Nicola Peltz and recent addition Kelsey Grammer.

Ehren Kruger is back writing this one, which is set after the devastating events of Dark Of The Moon with the Transformers largely gone from the planet. When some foolish government types decide to exploit Cybertronian technology to craft new weapons, they awaken the interest of an ancient robo-threat and Optimus Prime and the gang must save us all with the help of some new human companions.

Bay is set to kick off shooting in June in Chicago, Detroit and China. The film itself will invade our cinemas on July 10 next year. Myles, meanwhile, will next crop up in Gallows Hill and Blackwood.


Have Your Say
To comment on this, and all articles, register for free or login now.

Benicio Del Toro Plans Inherent Vice
In Paul Thomas Anderson's adaptation
Disney Re-Scales Pete's Dragon
UPDATE: David Lowery in talks to direct his script

Your Comments

RE: RE:
Thanks! Her Lady Penelope is Thunderbirds' saving grace. More

Posted by Litshttam at 21:35 on 08 May 2013 | Report This Post

RE: RE:
She has a stronger jaw-line than Megatron! still smoking mind! Looking forward to T4! :) More

Posted by Dannybohy at 13:11 on 08 May 2013 | Report This Post

RE:
L: Litshttam Sophia Myles is lovely - and can act. Good call. Agree 100 %. More

Posted by NCC1701A at 08:24 on 08 May 2013 | Report This Post

Sophia Myles is lovely - and can act. Good call. More

Posted by Litshttam at 19:35 on 07 May 2013 | Report This Post

SPECIAL FEATURE
The 301 Greatest Movies Of All Time EMPIRE READERS' POLL: THE 301 GREATEST MOVIES OF ALL TIME
You turned out in your hundreds and thousands, and here are the results... Browse the full list


CURRENT HIGHLIGHTS
How To Create Your Dragon: The Inspirations Behind The Creatures
DreamWorks' animator reveals the ingredients for the movie's dragons

Video: Mark Ruffalo On Begin Again, Science Bros And Underpants Acting
Plus Empire meets director John Carney and co-star James Corden

Movie Poster Mashups: The Wes Anderson Edition
You'll laugh, you'll cry, you'll be appalled at the punning...

Film Studies 101: Ten Movie Formats That Shook The World
The pre-digital innovations that formed modern cinema

Exodus: Gods And Kings: Ridley Scott's Trailer Breakdown
The director talks us through his enormous Biblical epic

Jay Baruchel Talks How To Train Your Dragon 2
From The Human Centipede to the origin of 'Useless reptile'

Watch: Industrial Light & Magic's Greatest Hits
From Star Wars to Transformers, we run through some of the best individual moments from the special effects masters

Subscribe to Empire magazine
Get The 301 Greatest Movies Of All Time Subscribers' Cover

Subscribe today and get the cover and 3 issues for only £10!

Subscribe today

Subscribe to Empire iPad edition
Get The Empire iPad Edition Today

Subscribe and save maney on annual digital subscription

Subscribe today
Buy single issues

Get 12 issues of Empire for just £18!
Special 25th anniversary offer for one month only! Subscribe today!
Empire's Film Studies 101 Series
Everything you ever wanted to know about filmmaking but were afraid to ask...
The Empire iPad Edition
With exclusive extras, interactive features, trailers and much more! Download now
Home  |  News  |  Blogs  |  Reviews  |  Future Films  |  Features  |  Interviews  |  Images  |  Competitions  |  Forum  |  iPad  |  Podcast  |  Magazine Contact Us  |  Empire FAQ  |  Subscribe To Empire  |  Register
© Bauer Consumer Media Ltd  |  Legal Info  |  Privacy Policy  |  Bauer Entertainment Network
Bauer Consumer Media Ltd (company number 01176085 and registered address 1 Lincoln Court, Lincoln Road, Peterborough, England PE1 2RF)