Source: Press Release
The Emporer of Nilfgaard just got quite a bit more frightening, and I'm not even sure if he was supposed to be so to begin with. Charles Dance will be voicing the character in the upcoming video game, the press release is below and make sure to check out the theatrical trailer that was just released today.
CD Projekt RED, creators of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, the highly anticipated fantasy role-playing game set in a gritty and morally ambiguous world, announced today that Charles Dance, the British actor and screenwriter best known for his roles in Alien 3, The Last Action Hero and Game of Thrones, will voice Emperor Emhyr var Emreis in The Witcher 3.
“Charles Dance is the perfect candidate to play the mighty Nilfgaardian emperor in our upcoming title. It’s a dream come true for the team here at RED to be able to work with such an accomplished actor and magnetic personality,” said Marcin Blacha, Lead Writer for the title.
After Nilfgaard’s invasion of the Northern Kingdoms at the end of The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings, the emperor’s forces ravaged these lands, sowing terror and despair. Killing Monsters, the epic cinematic trailer released earlier today, shows No Man’s Land, a part of the North, under Nilfgaardian rule.
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