whose voicing shockwave

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  1. optimusprime42

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    since cory isn't doing the voice.. whose gonna do the voice
    steve blum who's your choice
     
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    Steven Blum would make a horrible Shockwave. He's a cool guy but has a distictive voice that doesn't jive with what Shockwave is all about.

    Still hoping for David Warner.
     
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    I would love it if Alan Rickman voiced him. However, much like Leonard Nimoy, I fear the role would be a waist of his talent.
     
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    Nimoy should've been Shockwave since you know Shockles is pretty much an evil Spock.
     
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    That was the inspiration for the character, but Nimoy voicing Sentinel is too perfect.

    If only he could voice both.
     
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    I would have liked Corey to do it but sense he won't I hope David Warner will do it. I have listined to him do Raj al Ghul from Batman. My only concern is that is voice might sound a little old.
     
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    It should be Forest Whitaker.
     
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    I still vote Corey Burton. Then again, I vote him for every voice acting role.
     
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    Three-way tie between David Warner, Doug Bradley, and Alan Rickman.
     
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    Alan Rickman or Jeremy Irons, they just have such sinister voices, even when they're not playing sinister characters
     
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    I am.
     
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    I don't think Shockwave should talk. It would add to his mysterious persona.
     
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    Very wise choices. I'd prefer David Warner to Alan Rickman, though.
     
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    stephen fry lol

    but seriously he needs to have a voice as close as possible to corey burton's
     
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    Doug Bradley is the only logical choice.
     
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    Like Split Lip said, Steve Blum doesn't really do a Shockwave voice. It sounds like a slimy, treacherous bastard, which is GREAT for Starscream (and I'm still debating whether or not it's better than Chris Latta's/Tom Kenny's "screechy" Screamer), but not Shockwave, who's more of an intellect relying on logic rather than emotion.

    I hope they get another well-known actor to play the lead villain. Hugo Weaving as Megatron, Tony Todd as The Fallen, and for Shockwave, I hope they get Alan Rickman, David Warner, Gary Oldman, or *Ian McKellen.

    *Oh God, just thinking about it would make my balls would asplode from the sheer awesomeness! Ian McKellen: Shockwave, Gandalf, and Magneto - YOUR ARGUMENT IS SO INVALID, YOUR VOCAL CORDS NO LONGER EXIST.
     
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    Burton said David Warner was being considered, makes sense since he inspired the voice. As I write this, Time Bandits is on TV, and Warner's deliciously evil as Evil.
     
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    Corey Burton was THE Shockwave for me. If its not Burton then I don't care.

    They may as well get Welker doing his G1 Wheelie voice for Shockwave for the amount of impact the voice will have on me.
     
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    I'm assuming Nimoy didn't take a Paycut and since Bay makes a point of keeping costs DOWN, i'm guessing Shockwave will be voiced by nobody in particular.

    Plus i'm not sure how well Warner's voice has aged.
     
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    From now on, every time I see this question, I will answer with Gary Schwartz.
     

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