How about this guy as Peter Cullen's Successor?

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  1. Autovolt 127

    Autovolt 127 Get In The Titan, Prime!

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    My mom showed me this guy named Jake Foushee's demo real of him doing a Don LaFonataine esque voiceover impersonation she herd this morning on the radio and then I saw him do a Optimus Prime impersonation video.

    My Optimus Prime Impression - YouTube

    He must be a Transformers Fan just like the rest of us, Honestly I thought he sounded pretty cool and the crazy part is he's only 14 years old.

    This guy needs to be in the voice over/acting business like now.
     
  2. GAUGE

    GAUGE Transformers Fan since 1985

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    sorry dude we already have a next gen optimus prime.

    His name is Jon3.0

    Prime Voice - Peter Cullen Impression - YouTube

    Jon also does Reviews as optimus Prime.

     
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    It's a moot point as Peter Cullen will do Optimus Prime forever. Even after he is gone, his head be placed in a jar and he will continue to voice Optimus Prime.
     
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    That video's obviously fake. There's no way the chair that he's apparently sitting on can support the weight of his massive testicles.

    But seriously, what the heck? The guy's 14 years old? That's impressive.
     
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    Meh, I'd like to see either Jim Cummings or David Kaye being the go-to guys for Optimus Prime when Cullen passes on.
     
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    We need Futurama technology, stat
     
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    Not really all that great.

    When cullen stops doing optimus, they shouldn't stick with people who can impersonate him. They should experiment with new voices, like what they did with David Kaye in Animated.
     
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    Bring back Gary Chalk.
     
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    He does a solid Prime voice.
     
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    Not a very good impression IMHO.

    Not only do people like Jon 3.0 do a much better job, but there's no reason all Primes have to sound like Cullens, as mentioned, there are other takes out there that work just fine without aping (Slight pun intended) Cullens Prime.
     
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    I've said it before and I'll say it again: Kevin Conroy. Either him or Michael Ironside a la Sam Fisher (I've seen a couple videos on youtube).
     
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    Had Peter Cullen stuck around following G1 and voiced every Optimus character. I would really like the idea of finding others that could sound like him when his time does come.

    But he didn't, heck Garry Chalk has been the voice of Optimus is more tv series than him. So being honest, what's the point of wanting somebody else that sounds like him for Optimus?

    Optimus isn't in the same league with Bugs or Mickey. When by that I mean, the same voice actor from the start to death and then others brought in that could keep the iconic voice going. It just wasn't that case with Prime or Megatron, so I'm all for new voice actors getting a chance and taking the character on a different path and voice. Like Steve has done with Starscream in the Prime series, he pulls off Starscream better then any of the past VA's did.
     
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    To the people who say Prime needs a new voice anyway: What if Peter Cullen drops dead tomorrow? Huh? What will become of Prime? Will his voice in Prime switch from Peter to Gary Chalk or David Kaye whoever mid season? That would be jarring. You need to have a good idea for a replacement so you don't break continuity.
     
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    That guy's reviews as optimus are funny as hell
     
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    Sadly the one that would work is to show a post Optimus Prime death episode. With Team Prime reflecting in a state of mourning. Then in that episode show the last stand or heroic sacrifice of Optimus Prime with no voice or sound. Perhaps from the point of view of a badly damaged member of the team that lost his/her hearing for a bit in battle.

    After that episode show off the rebuilding with Ratchet as leader for a short term. I would bring in a new character that has the signs of leadership, but has for develop those skills yet. Do a season long build up with that character. Showing what it means to be a Prime before becoming one. At the end of the season the character receives the Matrix of Leadership and becomes the next Prime.

    I would think a case like that David Kaye would be great. He could voice the character in the pre Prime state and the Prime state. Wouldn't be Optimus, but perhaps Rodimus Prime or a brand new Prime. Heck, Hasbro could take the Evac character and bring him into the show under this case. Evacimus Prime could be a nice twist outside of the already done Rodimus Prime story.
     
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    I'll watch the kid later. Right now I'm laughing my ass off at the second guy's toy reviews. Man, I didn't even care about toy reviews until I learned that guy existed.
     
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    I think with some acting coaching and timing direction, the 14 year old would be amazing. After watching a few of his reviews, Jon3.0's Optimus Prime not only sounds extremely computer faked, it sounds like Peter Cullen before his testicles dropped playing with Stephen Hawking's synthesizer.
     
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    I loved that kid's voice! xxxx
     
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    Jon 3.0 or Dr. Smoov are the only suitable replacements IMO
     

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