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Bethesda announces voice cast for The Elder Scrolls Online

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Bethesda has announced the voice-over cast for The Elder Scrolls Online and it is a good one, including returning players as well as multiple award winners and nominees. Returning to the series will be Lynda Carter, better known as Wonder Woman, reprising her role from The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim. Joining her on the cast are the following.

  • Academy Award nominee John Cleese ("A Fish Called Wanda," "Monty Python and the Holy Grail"),
  • Golden Globe winner Bill Nighy ("Pirates of the Caribbean")
  • Kate Beckinsale ("The Aviator," "Pearl Harbor")
  • Alfred Molina ("Spider-Man 2")
  • Golden Globe nominee Michael Gambon ("Harry Potter"), and
  • Golden Glove nominee Malcolm McDowell ("A Clockwork Orange")

You can also check out a new video that shows some of the actors working on the game above.

Their official character descriptions shed even more light into the world players will enter on PC and Mac on April 4, 2014 and PlayStation 4 and Xbox One in June of 2014.

  • John Cleese plays Cadwell, the cheerful and endearingly mad lost soul who is not afraid of anyone, even a Daedric Prince. J
  • Bill Nighy portrays High King Emeric, a merchant prince whose luck and determination won him the throne.
  • Kate Beckinsale takes on the role of Queen Ayrenn, the leader of the Aldmeri Dominion and Queen of the High Elves who is far more comfortable with a blade than her crown.
  • Alfred Molina takes on the role of Abnur Tharn, a wily old wizard and politician who is the head of the Empire’s Elder Council, and the de facto power behind the Ruby Throne.
  • Lynda Carter plays Azura, the Daedric Princess of Dusk and Dawn from Skyrim who is a popular part of Elder Scrolls lore.
  • Michael Gambon voices The Prophet, a mysterious blind man who guides the player through their journey to retrieve their soul.
  • Malcolm McDowell plays the key figure Molag Bal, an evil Daedric god from another plane who schemes to enslave the mortal souls of Tamriel.

The cast additionally features Peter Stormare from "Fargo", playing Jorunn the Skald King, an unexpected monarch who led his people into an unlikely alliance as well as the following (provided with official descriptions.)

  • Jim Ward ("WALL·E," "Despicable Me 2") voices Mannimarco, a renegade High Elf wizard exiled from the realm for raising the dead and the world’s most powerful necromancer.
  • Jennifer Hale appears in the role of Lyris Titanborn, a Nord half-giant, who, along with the Prophet, aids the player on their journey.
  • Kevin Michael Richardson rounds out the cast as Sai Sahan a noble martial artist and master swordsman.

Are you ready to take on The Elder Scrolls: Skyrim along with this legendary cast? Picking it up on PC or waiting for the Xbox One or PlayStation 4 version? Sound off in the comments below!

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