Phillips Will Join 'Transformers'

By Michelle
March 30, 2006 - 10:50 PM

Ethan Phillips (Neelix) will play a role in Transformers: The Movie, which is being helmed by Phillips' director from The Island, Michael Bay.

The German Star Trek site TrekZone announced the news about the film, which is being produced by Steven Spielberg.

The film, which is expected to be released in 2007 according to the Internet Movie Database, is being written by John Rogers, Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman from a story by Tom DeSanto. Kurtzman and Orci also worked with Bay on The Island.

Phillips is the first actor to be announced for the Transformers film, a live-action version of the TV series about an alien race of robots who land on Earth. In addition to The Island, Bay directed the two Bad Boys films, Pearl Harbor and the giant comet disaster flick Armageddon.

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