Life in Film: Tyrese Gibson

Take a look back before watching Four Brothers tonight!

Baby Boy (2001)

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Baby Boy (2001) - Baby Boy marked Tyrese's first turn in a starring role and would be the beginning of many film collaborations with John Singleton. The movie and his performance garnered critical acclaim and would set the singer up for silver screen stardom. (Photo: Columbia Pictures)

2 Fast 2 Furious (2003) - In this second installment of The Fast and the Furious film franchise, Singleton tried his hand at directing a major Hollywood action film. About a group of illegal car racers heading toward the race of their lives, the movie starred Ludacris, Tyrese Gibson and Eva Mendes.(Photo: Universal Pictures)

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2 Fast 2 Furious (2003) - The next collaborative effort between Singleton and Tyrese would be the sequel to the automobile action drama The Fast and the Furious, aptly titled 2 Fast 2 Furious. (Photo: Universal Pictures)

Four Brothers (2005)

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Four Brothers (2005) - Third time's the charm! Tyrese linked up with Singleton once again to work on this blockbuster hit about four brothers looking to exact revenge on their adoptive mother's killers.  (Photo: Paramount Pictures)

Waist Deep (2006)

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Waist Deep (2006) - Tyrese portrays an ex-convict searching for his kidnapped son who was taken during a car-jacking. (Photo: Rogue Pictures)

Transformers (2007)

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Transformers (2007) - Tyrese shared the screen with Shia LeBouf, Megan Fox and, of course, the Autobots in this science fiction hit about robotic alien warriors that pose as vehicles and live amongst humans. (Photo: 2007 DreamWorks LLC and Paramount Pictures)

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Death Race (2008)

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Death Race (2008) - Tyrese kept the adrenaline flowing as Machine Gun Joe in this post-apocalyptic thriller about prisoners competing in a deadly car tournament in order to escape. (Photo: Universal Pictures)

Legion (2009)

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Legion (2009) - In this apocalyptic fantasy thriller, Tyrese plays a random civilian caught up in a battle between good and evil, with the former being led by the archangel Michael. (Photo: 2008 Bold Films LP.  All Rights Reserved.)

Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (2009)

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Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (2009) - Tyrese reprised his role as Sergeant Epps from the first Transformers, reuniting with Sam Witwicky and the Autobots to take down the ancient Decepticon threat known as The Fallen. (Photo:  2009 DreamWorks LLC and Paramount Pictures)

Fast Five (2011)

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Fast Five (2011) - Jumping back into the driver's seat, Tyrese once again took on the role of Roman Pearce, his character from 2 Fast 2 Furious. The movie also brought back Ludacris' character, Tej, who had a part in 2 Fast 2 Furious. (Photo: Universal Pictures)

Transformers: Dark of the Moon (2011)

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Transformers: Dark of the Moon (2011) - Rounding out Michael Bay's trilogy is Transformers: Dark of the Moon, with Tyrese getting even more screen time as the venerable Sergeant Epps. This time the war between Autobots and Decepticons has escalated even further when a trusted ally of the Autobots betrays them. (Photo: 2011 Paramount Pictures Corporation)