Mark Wahlberg Calls Transformers the ‘Most Iconic Franchise In Movie History’

Mark Wahlberg Calls Transformers the 'Most

Mark Wahlberg is excited to be in the Transformers family.

“This will be the biggest movie of 2014,” the actor beamed at CinemaCon on Monday night.

Wahlberg, 42, was on hand for Paramount’s presentation of upcoming films, which included “Transformers: Age of Extinction” as well as the Michael Bay-produced “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” movie.

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“I thought I was here for the grand opening of Wahlburgers Las Vegas,” he joked to the crowd.

Co-starring Stanley Tucci and Kelsey Grammer, the fourth installment in the “Transformers” saga hits theaters June 24. Paramount teased a few minutes from the project, but Bay, who notoriously flubbed a bigscreen presentation earlier this year, was nowhere to be found.

“I feel like it’s the most iconic franchise in movie history,” Wahlberg said of the films.

He also confirmed that “Age of Extinction” stands alone from the previous three Transformers movies which starred Shia LaBeouf.



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  1. Deependra says:

    i like Wahlburg ok, but seriously “most iconic franchise” you didn’t even act in the first three movies come on bro?

  2. Paul says:

    Love the Wahlberg but has he forgotten a little franchise call STAR WARS!

  3. PETER says:

    Leave Wahlberg alone. He is so good, in so much, and works so hard, I’m thinking THE FIGHTER and LONE SURVIVOR and BOOGIE NIGHTS and THREE KINGS for a starter, so Mark said something stupid, so what? So shut the F up! Look at all the good work he does and Wahlberg is real and honest and is a huge success story, considering where he was as a kid. So, God, keep blessing him. He’s gotta pay for that the upkeep on that ridiculously huge, resort residence that he built in Beverly Park!

  4. drew says:

    Uh….Star Wars?

  5. RedeyeJack says:

    Wow. That is some Collasal sized Ass Kissing. Star Wars? Lord of the Rings?
    Harry Potter? He wants Señor Egomaniac to love him and keep hiring him. Utter garbage.

    • turboJay says:

      In recent history that is …all those others are years ago really;) ha Mark is good in movies …also 2 Guns and Pain & Gain !

      • Primogen says:

        Star Wars is ongoing, as is James Bond, Marvel, the Hobbit (which is considered part of the LotR franchise), Indiana Jones (if Harrison Ford has his way). The last Harry Potter film was only 3 years ago, and J.K. Rowling is working with Warner Bros. on a new series of “Potter-verse” films.

  6. Huey says:

    ugh seriously? I like Wahlberg in the movies, but it seems any time he opens his mouth outside them he’s a fuckin idiot.

  7. Jerry says:

    The most iconic movie franchise of all time? Whoa, hold on there Mr. Wahlberg, you’ve had a little too much to drink.

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