As the release of Forspoken is a hot topic in the community these days, you must be intrigued about the Voice actors of Forspoken. Along with its iconic storyline with incredible graphics and visuals, the developers have made quite an effort in the game audio as well by recruiting reputable Voice actors. Some of the actors are well-known and have done voice acting for other games as well, while some are newly introduced.
- The Voice acting in Forspoken is pretty decent, with impactful dialogues and to-the-point vocals.
- The main character in the game, Frey, is not gender customizable. So, her voice is done by a female actress only.
- Some of the best voice actors in the game are Ella Balinska, Keala Settle, Pollyanna McIntosh, and Jonathan Cake.
- Although some Voice actors are recognizable due to their previous reputed work, Forpoken has also introduced some new actors for their various characters.
The Voice Actors for the main characters in Forspoken are discussed below.
Frey Holland- Ella BalinskaStarting with Frey Holland, the protagonist in Forspoken. A generation-z girl who stepped on the land of New York City for some normal adventure. The real thrill begins when she is magically teleported to Athia, a place full of mysteries and riddles. There, she finds her magical abilities, which she wants to use to escape the land and get back to her home.
The Voice behind Frey in the game is Ella Balinska, who is a well-known English actress. She has performed leading roles in famous shows and films such as Charlie’s Angels, Run Sweetheart Run, and the all-time favorite Resident Evil (2022).
Cuff- Jonathan CakeThe magical bracelet with mysterious powers, Cuff is the deuteragonist of the game who helps Frey in her difficult times. Yes, it can speak! And do some magical things that you don’t see coming.
Jonathan Cake is the voice actor behind Cuff, who is also an English actor. Although he is an old actor, he can still be seen in different TV Shows still. His main work includes Rebecca, Oswald Mosley, and the NBC television film Noah‘s Ark (1999). Now that his acting days are gone, he directs movies and shows along with Voice Acting.
Auden- Monica BarbaroAuden is the character who sets Frey up with suitable gear when you first get acquainted with her. She has a kind-hearted personality, which is visible clearly thanks to Monica Barbaro’s performance. Also, she is more than willing to help out somebody like Frey, who has found herself in a confusing situation.
The voice behind Auden is Monica Barbaro, who is an American actress. She has worked in various American shows, including Unreal Season 2, The Good Cop, and Top Gun: Maverick. Despite being an actress, she is also a ballet dancer who is well-adept at salsa, flamenco, and modern dance. After learning dance from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts, she decided to enter the Showbiz and film industry.
Johedy- Keala SettleAnother ally of Frey, who can not leave her in difficult times. Johedy can be seen in several cutscenes and missions throughout the game.
The voice of Johedy is performed by Keala Joan Settle, who is an American singer and actress. Her famous role as Norma Valverde in Hands on a Hardbody, which was nominated for several reputed awards, shows her outstanding work.
In 2017, she played the role of Lettie Lutz in a musical picture, The Greatest Showman, in which she became a bearded woman. Other than that, her song “This Is Me” was nominated for the Academy Award and won the Golden Globe Award in 2018.
While discussing the main heroes, we can not leave behind the supporting characters, such as the Tantas of Alith, as they play a significant role in the storyline too. Following are the voice actors of the supporting characters.
Tanta Sila- Janina GavankarTanta Sila, also known as the “Tanta of Strength,” is the most powerful and respected Tanta. She is in charge of the Athian forces and commands them to safeguard the land from worldly dangers. Sila is a great warrior and has participated in numerous battles. She has become a dictatorial identity now with great power and status, eliminating people who try to go against her.
The voice of Sila is Janina Zione Gavankar, who is also an American actress and a decent musician. Besides acting and singing, she is a piano master and orchestral percussionist.
Tanta Prav- Pollyanna McIntoshThe second great Tanta, known as the “Tanta of Justice,” is a judicial protectionist. She looks after the Athia’s judicial to sustain peace and nobility in her land. She only trusts her own judgment and lets no one surpass the system of justice.
Pollyanna McIntosh is the voice of Tanta Prav. She is a Scottish actress, as well as a writer and director. Out of many seasons and Tv shows, her famous work includes Exam (2009), Let Us Prey (2014), and The Woman (2011).
Tanta Olas- Claudia BlackFinally, the third Tanta of Athia, Tanta Olas, or the”The Tanta of Wisdom“, is the ruler of Visoria who is known for her charm and sagacity. She is a special member of the Antoganist lineup and plays a significant role in the game’s progression.
The voice of Olas is done by Claudia Lee Blak, who is an Australian-born actress. She has lived in several states and done many shows and programs during her career. Her famous work includes Water Rats, Hercules: The Legendary Journeys, and the Xena series of 1995.
Tanta Cinta- Kendal RaeFilling out the role of Tanta Cinta is Kendal Rae. She has been in a couple of known media shows and has now been cast in her first-ever videogame role. Her character appears later on in the game. We don’t want to spoil anything for you. Still, we assure you that if you like the game, you will like Tanta Cinta.
While we discuss the primary characters of Forspoken, we cannot ignore the side role characters. The vocals of these characters are done by the following actors.
- Bellette Kraou: Debra Wilson
- Jennesh Hekkadi: T.J. Ramini
- Treahy Duganur: Francois Chau
- Dax: Victoria Atkin
- Maya Bird: Niki Micheaux
- Lisa: Michelle C. Bonilla
- Daniel: Aylam Orian
- Tanta Child (Lauren): Lianna Liew
According to a recent Subreddit post, it is obvious that fans are upset with the writing of the game. We fear this is also clouding their judgment of the vocal performance. For some, Forspoken might even become one of the best RPGs or best open-world games of all time due to its stellar transversal.
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