Star Citizen Features Gary Oldman, Mark Hamill, Gillian Anderson in Its Campaign

Oldman plays Admiral Bishop in the upcoming PC space game.


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Today at CitizenCon, the annual fan event dedicated to PC space game Star Citizen, developer Cloud Imperium Games announced a celebrity cast for the game's single-player campaign. Actors appearing in the campaign, Squadron 42, include Gary Oldman, Mark Hamill, John Rhys-Davies, and Gillian Anderson.

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Oldman plays a character named Admiral Bishop; take a look at his in-game character model above. Click through the images in the gallery to get a behind-the-scenes look at the motion-capture process.

He is no stranger to video games. Most recently, Oldman lent his voice to the bad guy, Lord Vortech, in Lego Dimensions. The veteran actor also portrayed Viktor Reznov in Call of Duty: Black Ops.

In addition to the actors mentioned above, Squadron 42's impressive casts includes people like Andy Serkis, Ben Mendelsohn, and Mark Strong. Check out all of the actors confirmed so far in the image below.

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The crowdfunding campaign for Star Citizen started three years ago today. To date, Cloud Imperium has raised close to $91 million. A release date for the final version of the game has not been announced.

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