updated 05/28/2008 AT 7:00 AM ET
•originally published 05/28/2008 AT 8:25 AM ET
From pencil pusher to robot slayer?
The Office’s Rainn Wilson has signed on to star in Transformers 2, the NBC funnyman told MTV News.
The sequel – which begins filming this summer – is slated for a 2009 release. Shia LeBeouf, Megan Fox and Josh Duhamel will all reprise their roles.
Wilson will have a small part as a college professor. He jokingly added, “A professor that turns into a robot that turns into a car.”
Now that’s more than meets the eye!