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Shadow of Mordor trailer, cast revealed

Shadow of Mordor trailer, cast revealed

Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor gets a new story trailer and the publisher reveals the game's cast. The story is written by Christian Cantamessa (Red Dead Redemption), the music composed by Garry Schyman while Troy Baker and Nolan North lend their voice to Talion and Black Hand.


Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment (WBIE) and Monolith Productions today released a new trailer, Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor Story Trailer - Make Them Your Own. Also, WBIE announced the acclaimed game talent and musical composer behind Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor. Bringing to life an original story written by Christian Cantamessa (Red Dead Redemption) in the expansive Middle-earth universe set between the events of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings are many of gaming's best actors, led by Troy Baker and Nolan North.

Joining them is acclaimed video game musical composer Garry Schyman with an original score that sets the tone for this next saga in Mordor. Lending his talent to some of the most celebrated musical compositions in gaming, Schyman is responsible for the soundtrack behind BioShock Infinite, earning him the 2014 British Academy of Film and Television award for Best Original Music as well as the D.I.C.E. award for "Outstanding Achievement in Original Music Composition" from the Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences.

The game talent cast in Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor includes:

• Troy Baker - Talion (The Last of Us, Batman: Arkham Origins, BioShock Infinite, Batman: Arkham City)

• Nolan North ­ Black Hand (Uncharted series, Batman: Arkham Origins)

• Alastair Duncan - Wraith (Mass Effect series, Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception)

• Laura Bailey ­ Ioreth (Halo 4, Batman: Arkham Origins, The Last of Us)

• Liam O'Brien ­ Gollum (Infamous: Second Son, Grand Theft Auto V, The Last of Us)

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Commented on 2014-05-22 16:36:14
Nolan North and Troy Baker in same game, two of the most used male voice actors finally in one game lol

Also, Garry Schyman did very good music in Bioshock games, i wonder how he will pull this one off to do a fantasy theme music.
Commented on 2014-05-22 16:54:20
O....M......G, so hyped for this game, cannot wait to play it on ma PC, love how they use the batman fighting style, loved it in the baman games all 3rd person should use it
Commented on 2014-05-22 16:57:05
No, not all...unless they lack imagination to do any real combat movelist, sure they can since all they need is animation variety and not enough move inputs.
Commented on 2014-05-22 17:00:04 In reply to Sath
Posted by Sath
Nolan North and Troy Baker in same game, two of the most used male voice actors finally in one game lol
They were both in The Last of Us you silly bearded man. >:(
Commented on 2014-05-22 17:36:57 In reply to Tiz
Posted by Tiz
They were both in The Last of Us you silly bearded man. >:(
Well now, that i did not know lol
Commented on 2014-05-22 18:13:02 In reply to Sath
Posted by Sath
Well now, that i did not know lol
nolan north was david.
Commented on 2014-05-22 18:55:55 In reply to KORNdog
Posted by KORNdog
nolan north was david.
I never played the game, no interest and no ps3.
Commented on 2014-05-22 19:03:30 In reply to Sath
Posted by Sath
I never played the game, no interest and no ps3.
Surprised you didn't "play" it via youtube. Lol.
Commented on 2014-05-22 19:10:12 In reply to KORNdog
Posted by KORNdog
Surprised you didn't "play" it via youtube. Lol.
LOL i watched the cutscenes, good story and characters.
Commented on 2014-05-22 19:34:59 In reply to Sath
Posted by Sath
LOL i watched the cutscenes, good story and characters.
So you must know who david is then, right?
Commented on 2014-05-22 20:11:16 In reply to KORNdog
Posted by KORNdog
So you must know who david is then, right?
I dont remember him.
Commented on 2014-05-24 23:26:56
I bet it's a deflating feeling being a male voice actor, going to auditions and sees Troy Baker and Nolan North auditioning for the same role you're auditioning for.

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