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Arkane Studios and Bethesda have announced the list of actors who are lending their vocal talents in the upcoming action game. The list is peppered with familiar names, including Carrie Fisher and Susan Sarandon.
“Having such talented actors voice Dishonored's compelling cast of characters adds a rich, powerful element to the game,” said Raphaël Colantonio, president of Arkane Studios. “We want to draw people into this virtual world and make it feel real. This celebrated cast adds wonderful depth and credibility to the overall Dishonored gameplay experience."
Here's the revealed cast, along character descriptions from Bethesda and Arkane:
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Look for the game on PC, PlayStation 3, and Xbox 360 on October 9.
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Awesome! Hit-Girl, Princess Leia and Louise are gonna be in Dishonored. The game is already looking quite interesting and having this great casting is just icing on the cake.
Well, you can't say there won't be talent... ;-)
Oh dang, Michael Madsen is going to be in it? I wonder who he is going to tell, "Are you going to bark all day little doggy, or are you going to bite?"
totally missed info on this one. great heads up GI.. thanks!
Can't wait for this game. It's going to be sick!
Awesome cast, LOVE LOVE LOVE me some Slattery. And Moretz. And Madsen. And...
Wow, quite a cast. Wouldn't expect many of them to do voicework in a video game. Wonder if they were drawn to the project because of its quality or because of a paycheck, though? Always interesting to see how big-name actors treat video game roles...
Never thought I would see Susan Sarandon's name come up as a voice actor for a video game. While I am definitely not saying having bigger names for voice acting is a bad thing, I really don't think it is necessary. There are many voice actors who have made a career out of it, and they can be just as emotionally effective as big name actors.
Nonetheless, it's a great cast, and I am highly intrigued to see how Susan Sarandon does.
Casting people simply because they're relatively well-known names rather than for actual voice acting skills, just like all the rest. I've lost just a bit of respect for Dishonored. Though, it is Bethesda, and they have a history of casting for star power over talent, so I shouldn't be surprised.
We get Princess Leia and Hit Girl? Neat.