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  Middle-earth: Shadow of War VO Cast and San Diego Comic-Con Panel Revealed
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07/07/2017
 


[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource GamesPress.]

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment today revealed the star-studded cast lending their talent to Middle-earth: Shadow of War , the award-winning open-world action RPG game set for release on October 10, 2017. The cast includes actors, Kumail Nanjiani (“The Big Sick,” “Silicon Valley”) and Pollyanna McIntosh (“The Walking Dead,” “Hap and Leonard,” "The Woman”), Performance Capture Director, Troy Baker ( Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor), who is reprising his role as Talion, alongside Alastair Duncan ( Westworld), who returns as Celebrimbor and Laura Bailey ( Injustice 2), who plays the elite assassin, Eltariel.

Select members of the Middle-earth: Shadow of War cast will join Monolith Productions’ Vice President, Creative, Michael de Plater, for an exciting panel at Comic-Con International: San Diego to discuss their respective roles in the upcoming game and show off never-before-seen content. Check out complete details for the panel below.

 

  • What: Middle-earth: Shadow of War San Diego Comic-Com Panel
  • When: July 21 from 14:00 p.m. to 15:00 p.m. PDT.
  • Panel Description: Delve into the depths of Middle-earth: Shadow of War , the follow up to the critically acclaimed open-world action adventure Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor, as Talion and Celebrimbor return and go behind enemy lines to forge an army and turn all of Mordor against the Dark Lord, Sauron.  Middle-earth: Shadow of War offers a richer, more personal and expansive world full of epic heroes and villains, iconic locations, original enemy types, even more personalities and a new cast of characters with untold stories – brought to life through the expansion of the award-winning Nemesis System.
  • Panelists: See and hear new details about the game from Michael de Plater, Monolith Productions Vice President, Creative ( Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor), Troy Baker, actor and Middle-earth: Shadow of War performance capture director ( Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor), along with actors Kumail Nanjiani (“The Big Sick,” “Silicon Valley”), Pollyanna McIntosh (“The Walking Dead,” “Hap and Leonard,” "The Woman”), Laura Bailey ( Injustice 2, “Critical Role”) and moderator, Matt Mercer (“Critical Role”).  
  • Where: Room 6BCF, San Diego Convention Center, 111 W. Harbor Dr., San Diego, CA 92101

 

Set between the events of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings, Middle-earth: Shadow of War is an open-world action RPG that continues the original narrative of Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor. Players will be engrossed in a richer, more personal and expansive world full of epic heroes and villains, iconic locations, original enemy types, more personalities and a new cast of characters with untold stories.

Middle-earth: Shadow of War will be available for Xbox One, Xbox One X, Windows 10 PC (Windows Store and Steam), PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 4 Pro beginning October 10, 2017.

For more information, please contact:

Mark Ward

Sr. Publicity Manager

Warner Bros. Home Entertainment

[email protected]

Hannah Jacob

Junior Publicist

Warner Bros. Home Entertainment

[email protected]