Written by Zechs
on Monday, September 23 2013 and posted in News with Benefits
Simon Kinberg, Dave Filoni, and Greg Weisman appear to have found their "Rebels" and begun final negotiation talks with them.
Source: 'Star Wars Rebels': David Oyelowo, Freddie Prinze Jr. in Talks for Voice Cast (Exclusive)
The Hollywood Reporter has learned that producers have cast some seasoned vocal talents and some current "hot" commodities in Hollywood with Freddie Prinze Jr., David Oyelowo, Vanessa Marshall (who's no stranger to Weisman run programs as she voiced Mary Jane Watson on Spectacular Spider-Man and Black Canary on Young Justice), Steve Blum (another Weisman alum who voiced the Green Goblin on Spectacular Spider-Man and Count Vertigo on Young Justice), and Taylor Gray.
For Oyelowo and Gray, it would be their first time voice acting. Prinze Jr., on the other hand, is no stranger to voice acting, having recently voiced a character in Mass Effect 3 and having appeared numerous times on Robot Chicken. This is the first bit of new Star Wars: Rebels news since the brief teaser two months ago at Star Wars: Celebration, where some concept designs and test animations were shown. It's possible that we might know learn information come NYCC next month, but, in all likelihood, probably not.
Regardless, Star Wars: Rebels looks to begin its rebellion on Disney XD sometime during the Fall of 2014 (probably late September, early October if they follow its predecessor, Star Wars: The Clone Wars airings).
Support our sponsors:
We get it. You don't feel like signing up for an Outhouse account, even though it's FREE and EASY! That's okay. You can comment with your Facebook account below and we'll take care of adding it to the stream above. But you really should consider getting a full Outhouse account, which will allow you to quote posts, choose an avatar and sig, and comment on our forums too. If that sounds good to you, sign up for an Outhouse account by clicking here.
Note: while you are welcome to speak your mind freely on any topic, we do ask that you keep discussion civil between each other. Nasty personal attacks against other commenters is strongly discouraged. Thanks!
About the Author - Zechs
Zechs is the lord and master of The Toy Shed, Moment of the Week, and Durnkin Reveewz. He's also the official whuppin boy at the Outhouse. So he'll get stuck seeing stuff that no mere mortal should ever see. If there's any greater quality to Zechs, it's that he's an avid fan of comic book characters and would defend them to the bitter end against the companies that use them wrongly. He's also brutally honest. Zechs walks the lonely path in Chicagoland area.
More articles from Zechs