Holo-Actors

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  1. Paxtin

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    This is more of a general idea for a live action TF film, then it is for the current running series. But in the concept of the whole "Holo-driver" thing, how would you feel about the idea of actual actors,(Not just voice actors) performing scenes as a transformer's holo-driver.
    Basically the idea here is not so much a voice actor getting a comeo, but an actual screen actor taking on the roll, and having full on screen time, in where he is playing the transformer character as the holo-driver.
    Like in scenes when he's in robot-mode, the actor would be voiceing the character, but then there'd be moments where he'd be in alt-mode, and the actual actor would be on screen, still playing the character, but as a hologram interacting with human characters. Somewhat similar to what was done in the IDW Ation series.

    And if they were to do something like this, what actor would you want to see play which transformer?
     
  2. Defenestrator

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    I would like Niel Patrick Harris to play bumblebee.
    And Ricky Martin to play starscream.
     
  3. ThaConqueror

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    I'm all for this idea, though I can't think of any examples. I think the driver/voice should basically be whoever fits the character. If that's not too complex a concept. Though I do believe that having Peter Cullen appear as Optimus' holo-driver in DotM would be an awesome thing to have in the last film of the series (apparently, anyway).
     
  4. moreprimeland

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    ^^^ At least Peter Cullen got his image for the hologram in the IDW GN ..that was very nice..just wish the movies would have done the same. I'm happy with the VA's getting the chance to be the holograms, works for me:thumb 
     
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    nph as bumblebee sounds strangely awesome.

    and only peter cullen as op. if there were holo drivers, and op's wasn't peter cullen, i'd flip the f--- out.
     
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    No thanks.

    I would prefer the robots with the appearance of humans just as they have remained, i.e., barricade, blackout and arcee sisters.
     
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    I donno why, but I keep thinking Denzel Washington as Jazz. But like a slightly more serious type of Jazz.
     
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    Clearly you think this because you are mad. I mean that in the best possible way, of course. Also, "slightly" is kind of a big understatement, methinks.

    I think that Jazz should be played/driven by Will Smith, seeing as that's who Jazz was rumoured to be voiced by, and because Will Smith is awesome (at least I think so).
     
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    BB: "Autobots...SUIT UP!"
     
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    Justin Bieber as the hologram for Bumble Bee.
     
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    wow lol you should be slapped for even thinking this and then typeing it! lol


    its a cool concept almost animated ish when the bots dream of being humans hmmmmm...
     
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    They would'nt be tempted to kill Jazz next time around if he had a bigger name voicing him... The highest ranking autobots should be in the line up though. Jazz(Andre 3000), Prowl(Eric Dane), Ironhide(COUGH COUGH PETER CULLEN THE BEST IRONHIDE EVER COUGH)...etc..
     
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    Now who's mad? No one likes Will Smith, anymore.
     
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    Well, I don't get out much, so my view of Will Smith is still stuck in his MiB era, to pull a definition outta my ass.
     
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    I may be wrong, but wasn't a scene featuring Peter Cullen as Optimus Prime's holo-driver planned for ROTF?

    And yes, I do think it would be neat to have the voice actor make a cameo appearance as the Autobot's holo-driver.
     
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    I don't think that was ever official. I believe that was just an idea cooked up by the fandom.
    But there was a holo-driver for Prime in one of the movie-comics that looked an awful lot like Peter Cullen.

    Well the idea here is not so much a voice actor getting a comeo, but an actual screen actor taking on the roll, and having full scenes in where he is both voicing and playing the transformer character as the holo-driver.
    Some voice actors might be good for both a voice and live acting roll. Others might not.
     
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    Fixed! :thumb 
     
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    no that would ruin movies forever!!! Never again!
     
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    I would love for Jazz to have an eddie murphy voice like donkey from shrek. and Ironhide can be the shrek!
     

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