Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment has revealed the star-studded cast lending their talent to Middle-earth: Shadow of War, the award-winning open-world action RPG game set for release on October 10, 2017. The cast includes actors, Kumail Nanjiani (“The Big Sick,” “Silicon Valley”) and Pollyanna McIntosh (“The Walking Dead,” “Hap and Leonard,” “The Woman”), Performance Capture Director, Troy Baker (Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor), who is reprising his role as Talion, alongside Alastair Duncan (Westworld), who returns as Celebrimbor and Laura Bailey (Injustice 2), who plays the elite assassin, Eltariel.
Select members of the Middle-earth: Shadow of War cast will join Monolith Productions’ Vice President, Creative, Michael de Plater, for an exciting panel at Comic-Con International: San Diego to discuss their respective roles in the upcoming game and show off never-before-seen content. Check out complete details for the panel below.
What: Middle-earth: Shadow of War San Diego Comic-Com Panel
When: July 21 from 14:00 p.m. to 15:00 p.m. PDT.
Panel Description: Delve into the depths of Middle-earth: Shadow of War, the follow-up to the critically acclaimed open-world action adventure Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor, as Talion and Celebrimbor return and go behind enemy lines to forge an army and turn all of Mordor against the Dark Lord, Sauron. Middle-earth: Shadow of War offers a richer, more personal and expansive world full of epic heroes and villains, iconic locations, original enemy types, even more personalities and a new cast of characters with untold stories – brought to life through the expansion of the award-winning Nemesis System.
Panelists: See and hear new details about the game from Michael de Plater, Monolith Productions Vice President, Creative (Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor), Troy Baker, actor and Middle-earth: Shadow of War performance capture director (Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor), along with actors Kumail Nanjiani, Pollyanna McIntosh, Laura Bailey and moderator, Matt Mercer (“Critical Role”).
Where: Room 6BCF, San Diego Convention Center, 111 W. Harbor Dr., San Diego, CA 92101
This is an exciting announcement, having recently interviewed Troy Baker at MCM Comic Con I learned that there are a lot of fascinating elements being brought together to ensure that Middle-earth: Shadow of War is as successful if not more so than its predecessor. If you’d like to learn more about Shadow of War check out the link to my interview with Troy Baker MCM Comic Con this year as he discusses his new position and what to expect from Shadow of War.
Middle-earth: Shadow of War will be available for Xbox One, Xbox One X, Windows 10 PC (Windows Store and Steam), PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 4 Pro beginning October 10, 2017.