Metal Gear Solid 5: Kiefer Sutherland discusses voicing Snake

24 star describes the recording process as "unbelievable," says it won't be long until films are made using video game techniques.


How is 24 actor Kiefer Sutherland enjoying his role as Snake in the upcoming Metal Gear Solid V? Based off recent comments, it sounds like he's having a blast and is in awe of what Kojima Productions has been able to achieve with its upcoming two-part open-world game.

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"You know, I've got, like, 50 metal dots on my face, 50 cameras recording my every facial movement," Sutherland told IGN about the recording process for the game. "The process and the technology and what I have to go through just to do a line, and what the engineers and technicians have to do, it's unbelievable."

Sutherland said he was shown one finished scene and it was so visually impressive that he was able to see his character's ears move and could even detect a pulse based on how Snake's throat moved. Sutherland said it won't be long before movies are made this way.

"This is how they're going to make movies soon," He said. "They're halfway there now, you know, but they're going to make films like this. This is not far off."

You'll be able to hear Sutherland's work in next month's controversial prequel Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes and then later in the main game, Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain. Sutherland takes over the role of Snake from David Hayter, who had portrayed the character since the original Metal Gear Solid in 1988.

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