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"Now it's like I'm losing work because Jensen is so popular."

Voice work can be a useful gig for an actor - you don't have to worry about looking the part, as long as you sound right. But if your voice is as distinctive as the one for Adam Jensen, it might actually lose you parts, it seems.... read more

Deus Ex Human Revolution Voice Actor was fired from lead rol

Postby Johnbhoy69 » 27 Oct 2013, 19:33

He did a good job in Human Revolution and I think Jensen is a great character, the animations during conversations left a lot to be desired though. Hire him back for the sequel Square Enix
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Re: Deus Ex Human Revolution Voice Actor was fired from lead

Postby JOEuk91 » 27 Oct 2013, 21:40

I can see where Ubisoft were coming from, because Toufexis voiced Andriy Kobin in Splinter Cell Blacklist, and while he voiced the same character in Conviction, he sounded a lot different this time around and sounded more like Adam Jensen, which slightly broke the character, although to be honest the 'nice guy' script which was written for him broke the character already.
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Re: Deus Ex Human Revolution Voice Actor was fired from lead

Postby Vulgar Plebeian » 28 Oct 2013, 12:35

Awwwww bless him. Why didn't he put on a fake accent when voicing the character? It worked in 'Allo 'Allo! for a number of years.
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Re: Deus Ex Human Revolution Voice Actor was fired from lead

Postby vadersmyfather » 28 Oct 2013, 12:54

Vulgar Plebeian wrote:Awwwww bless him. Why didn't he put on a fake accent when voicing the character? It worked in 'Allo 'Allo! for a number of years.


They were fake?
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Re: Deus Ex Human Revolution Voice Actor was fired from lead

Postby Vulgar Plebeian » 28 Oct 2013, 12:56

Oh! That's thrown me. Maybe they weren't fake after all and I'll have to revise yet another long-held belief. Like Santa exists.
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Re: Deus Ex Human Revolution Voice Actor was fired from lead

Postby PCG The_B » 28 Oct 2013, 14:48

Vulgar Plebeian wrote:Awwwww bless him. Why didn't he put on a fake accent when voicing the character? It worked in 'Allo 'Allo! for a number of years.

Because he could say zis only once.
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