Bethesda have announced via their website
the names of some of the famous actors and actresses who will be lending their vocal talents to the upcoming title The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
The cast includes award winners, Academy award nominees, and stars from both the big screen and TV.
The named stars include Christopher Plummer (The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo
plus 184 other appearances), who will play the role of a Greybeard elder known as Arngeir.
Max van Sydow (Shutter Island
, Minority Report
, Judge Dredd
, Flash Gordon
plus 145 other appearances) plays Esbern, a chronicler and agent of the Blades.
Joan Allen (The Bourne
trilogy, Death Race
) makes her video game debut playing the role of another Blade member named Delphine.
Other named stars found in the cast are, Lynda Carter (Wonder Woman
), Michael Hogan (Battlestar Galactica
), Vladimir Kulich (The 13th Warrior
), Claudia Christian (Babylon 5
), Diane Louise Salinger (Carnivale
), Renee Victor (Weeds
), and George Coe (Transformers: Dark of the Moon
Todd Howard, the game's director, is clearly thrilled at the cast list saying,
When you start a project, you always make your wish-list of actors, and to actually hear them in the game, it’s amazing. We can’t wait for everyone to experience it.
In total, Skyrim
is said to have more than 70 different voice talents contributing over 60,000 lines of dialogue to the game.The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
hits retailers worldwide on November 11th.