Kiefer Sutherland confirmed as Snake in Metal Gear Solid V
Sutherland will provide facial capture alongside portraying the voice of Snake.
Top New Games Releasing For Switch, PS4, Xbox One, And PC - E3 2019 Fortnite: Week 6 Secret Fortbyte Puzzle Piece Location Guide | Season 9 Utopia Challenges Rocket League's New DLC Modes Are Loads Of Fun | E3 2019 Alita: Battle Angel - Exclusive Behind The Scenes Trailer Top 5 Workout Songs In Beat Saber Cadence of Hyrule Gameplay! A Rhythmic Action-Adventure! GS News Update: New Fortnite Battle Pass Detailed GS News Update: Star Wars: Battlefront 2 Underperforms, Microtransactions Coming Back GS News Update: Metal Gear Survive Requires Constant Internet Connection, Has Microtransactions Battlefield: Bad Company 3 Rumors Surface - GS News Roundup Red Dead Redemption 2 Mission Discovered In GTA Online?! - GS News Roundup PUBG Xbox One Performance Issues - GS News Roundup
Konami has confirmed that Kiefer Sutherland will be taking on the role of Snake in the upcoming Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain.
Sutherland will take over the role from David Hayter, who has been portraying the character since the original Metal Gear Solid in 1998. On top of providing the voice, Sutherland will be performing the facial capture for Snake's face in Metal Gear Solid V.
Hideo Kojima confirmed Sutherland's role as part of Konami's pre-E3 2013 show. "This time with Metal Gear Solid V," said Kojima, "the themes are a little different from previous games in the series. We're taking on some very heavy subjects, such as race and revenge. This makes the tone much darker. As a result, I wanted Snake to have a more subdued performance expressed through subtle facial movements and tone of voice, rather than words.
"The game takes place in 1984, when Snake is 49 years old. Therefore, we needed someone who could genuinely convey the facial and vocal qualities of a man in his late 40s. It's different from anything we've done before, so I asked a producer friend of mine in Hollywood, Avi Arad, for advice.
"He's the one who introduced me to Mr. Kiefer Sutherland. And I was like, 'Why didn't I think of that?'"
Speaking about his new role, Sutherland said, "There's a real personal quality to the character that I've connected to."
"I felt [Sutherland] was the perfect fit in terms of age and performance," concluded Kojima.
Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain is currently in development for the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3.
Top New Games Releasing For Switch, PS4, Xbox One, And PC - E3 2019 Fortnite: Week 6 Secret Fortbyte Puzzle Piece Location Guide | Season 9 Utopia Challenges Rocket League's New DLC Modes Are Loads Of Fun | E3 2019 Alita: Battle Angel - Exclusive Behind The Scenes Trailer Top 5 Workout Songs In Beat Saber Cadence of Hyrule Gameplay! A Rhythmic Action-Adventure! GLOW - Official Season 3 Trailer The Best E3 2019 Game Trailers Legion Season 3: Everything You Need To Know Monster Hunter World: Iceborne - New Beasts In A New Land | E3 2019 The Biggest Games We Wished Were At E3 2019 Zombie Army 4: Dead War - Ambush Gameplay | E3 2019
Got a news tip or want to contact us directly? Email email@example.com