"Eragon" Movie Cast Joins Game
Posted by jgaudiosi :: Hollywood & Video Games
Sierra Entertainment and 20th Century Fox announced major talent for the upcoming blockbuster film "Eragon" will reprise their roles for upcoming "Eragon" videogame. The video game will feature the voice and likenesses of Edward Speleers, Sienna Guillory, Garrett Hedlund and Robert Carlyle from the movie.
The cast will be headlined by newcomer Edward Speleers voicing the main character Eragon, a young farm boy who discovers that he is destined for greatness as a dragon rider. Sienna Guillory (Resident Evil: Apocalypse) will voice Arya, an elf who is saved by Eragon from King Galbatorix. Garrett Hedlund (Friday Night Lights, Troy, Four Brothers) voices Murtagh, a mysterious figure who becomes Eragon’s unlikely ally. Robert Carlyle (Trainspotting, The Full Monty) voices Durza, a powerful shade who controls the Urgal army.
In the videogame, players will live the legend as Eragon, and with Eragon’s mighty dragon Saphira ride into epic battle against an evil king’s sinister forces. Gamers will be able to realize the ancient destiny of the Dragon Riders and save Alagaësia from falling further into darkness. Eragon will overpower foes with a deep combat system, utilizing devastating magic attacks, and join forces with Brom or Murtagh at any point in drop in/drop out co-op mode.
The Eragon videogame will ship nationwide November 14 on Xbox 360, PlayStation 2, Xbox, Game Boy Advance, PSP, Nintendo DS, mobile and PC followed by the feature film that will open in theatres nationwide on December 15.