While talking with MTV Movies Blog, Rainn Wilson admitted to a small role in Transformers 2, where he will play some kind of professor.
Rainn Wilson Likes Transformers
“A professor that turns into a car that turns into a robot,” he laughed.
You can certainly take that last assertion with a healthy grain of salt, but only barely, since so little is known about the plot of the upcoming blockbuster sequel beyond the most basic: that it will follow Sam Witwicky (Shia LaBeouf) as a newly minted college student. For his part, Wilson was coy with more details, claiming to have not even read a full script.
While little is known about the Transformers 2 script, the inclusion of Wilson and failed attempt at Jonah Hill would suggest that Michael Bay is hoping to boost the franchise's comedic element. Not that it exactly needs it...