Dishonored's star-studded lineup includes Susan Sarandon and Carrie Fisher
Bethesda has announced the impressive cast who will be lending their voices to upcoming first-person action game Dishonored.
Leading the all-star cast is Academy Award winner Susan Sarandon ("Thelma & Louise," "Dead Man Walking") who will be making her video game debut as former aristocrat, Granny Rags - an old blind woman deranged after years of living on the streets.
Joining Sarandon is another fellow Academy Award nominee and Golden Globe-winner Brad Dourif who will portray Piero, an inventor and creator of the iconic mask worn by Corvo. He's also responsible for creating the numerous gadgets Corvo can use.
Another iconic star, who many of you will recognize, is Carrie Fisher. Known famously as Princess Leia in Star Wars, Fisher will serve as the voice of government propaganda over loudspeakers throughout the city of Dunwall.
The impressive list continues with John Slattery (“Mad Men,” “The Adjustment Bureau”) who takes on the role of Admiral Havelock, a Loyalist who helps Corvo on his quest, as well as Michael Madsen who brings his videogame voiceover experience to the role of Daud, a mysterious assassin. Chloë Grace Moretz (“Kick-Ass,” “Hugo”) portrays Young Lady Emily, the Empress’ daughter who is kidnapped after her mother’s death while Lena Headey joins the cast as Calista, Emily’s caretaker. In addition to the star-studded voice cast, Composer Daniel Licht (“Dexter”) lends his musical talents to create the game’s original score.
Developed by Arkane Studios, Dishonored puts players in the role of Corvo, "a supernatural assassin who is driven by revenge after being framed for a murder he did not commit." In the game you will combine supernatural abilities with weapons and gadgets to dispose of the corrupt government armed with strange technologies.
“Having such talented actors voice Dishonored's compelling cast of characters adds a rich, powerful element to the game,” said Arkane Studios president Raphaël Colantonio. “We want to draw people into this virtual world and make it feel real. This celebrated cast adds wonderful depth and credibility to the overall Dishonored gameplay experience."
Dishonored is set to release in North America on October 9, 2012 and throughout Europe on October 12, 2012 on Xbox 360, PS3, and PC.