Voice actors are important. You might not notice them when they’re good, but when they’re bad they are so very, very bad. The Evil Within is sporting some excellent voice talent as shown off in a new video.
Don’t recognize all these voices? Here’s the press release to help you out:
In a press release today, we can reveal that the game’s main protagonist, Sebastian Castellanos, is voiced by Anson Mount, known for his popular role as Cullen Bohannon’s on AMC’s Hell on Wheels. Also on your side will be the voice of Jennifer Carpenter (Officer Morgan from the TV hit Dexter) — playing the role of Sebastian’s partner, Detective Juli Kidman. F.for the game’s most sinister role, Academy Award nominee Jackie Earle Haley has been cast in the role of the game’s top villain, Ruvik.
Finally, the anime crowd will be familiar with the voicework for Jospeh Oda. Playing his role is Yuri Lowenthal — otherwise known as Ben in Ben 10 and also the voice of Sasuke in Naruto.
It makes me happy to hear Jennifer Carpenter’s voice again, although after all the years as Deborah Morgan, I’m struggling to hear her speak without the flurry of expletives. All in all this sounds like an excellent cast. The Elder Scrolls Online taught us that a stellar cast can’t save a poorly designed game, but here’s hoping that the calibre of talent improves on the experience. Now if only these actors could also be used for the motion capture next time instead of just laughing at their Japanese equivalents.
Last Updated: August 27, 2014
Sir Rants A Lot: On Pandora
August 28, 2014 at 06:27
Woah! Jackie Earle Haley sounds like he is really going to be bringing his character to life!
Great Teacher Umar
August 28, 2014 at 07:10
I am just beyond hype for this game my god.Seriously I can’t contain myself. and Aliens is coming too October is the month of horror!!
August 28, 2014 at 08:17
Im trying sooooo very hard not to over hype myself for this game but my self restraint is slipping slowly day by day! Im properly excited for this, and these videos just make it look even better and and better every day!
August 28, 2014 at 09:07
Jackie Earle Haley is in here?! Man, my excitement for this just went up. I think he’s a fantastic actor and he’ll definitely add some spice to the character he portrays in this…
Could the rumours be true? Could this actually be a true survival horror?! So keen if it is!