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John Cena joins ‘Bumblebee’ star cast

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Wrestler-actor John Cena has bagged a role in the “Transformers” spin-off “Bumblebee”. The 40-year-old WWE megastar will feature in the Travis Knight-directed film, which centres on the yellow and black bot Bumblebee, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

The details of Cena’s character have not been revealed yet. The cast is being led by Hailee Steinfeld, also features Jorge Lendeborg, Jason Drucker, Abby Quinn, Rachel Crow, Ricardo Hoyos and Gracie Dzienny.

“Bumbleblee” is the first spin-off from the “Transformers” cinematic universe, which is being produced by Lorenzo di Bonaventura and Michael Bay. The film is all set to release on December 21 next year and will clash with “Aquaman”, starring Jason Momoa, Willem Dafoe and Amber Heard.Cena has previously worked in films such as “The Marine”, “12 Rounds”, “Trainwreck” and “The Wall”.