totalfilm: Jason Statham taking over the Transformers franchise Michael Bay and Shia LaBeouf are moving on from the Transformers franchise, but with Paramount keen to keep the money spinning, who to take the reins? Well, if recent rumours are to be believed, none other than British ball-buster Jason Statham. According to Showbiz Spy (uh, yeah), the Crank star is poised for the lead in Transformers 4, and will take the robo-series into a “darker” direction… WHAT?

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Jason Statham taking over the Transformers franchise

Michael Bay and Shia LaBeouf are moving on from the Transformers franchise, but with Paramount keen to keep the money spinning, who to take the reins?

Well, if recent rumours are to be believed, none other than British ball-buster Jason Statham.

According to Showbiz Spy (uh, yeah), the Crank star is poised for the lead in Transformers 4, and will take the robo-series into a “darker” direction…

WHAT?