Jamie Foxx as Jazz...

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  1. Jackernese

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    So somebody I know suggested in a discussion that his headcannon voice for Jazz when it isn't Crothers, LaMarr, or Baker is Jamie Foxx.
    ...What do any of you think? Does it work? Why? Why not?
     
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    Sure, I'd love to hear him give it a shot as I think he has a great voice, even if I personally think LaMarr is the ideal Jazz.

    The guy who voiced him in RID was also a good choice, and Baker deserves props for attempting and sort of succeeding in recreating Crothers' unique voice.
     
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    Jamie fix would cost wayyyy too much money to hire.
    I'd rathe that money go towards writing and animation. And hire a nobody actor with a decent voice.
    That said, if we have to use someone well known? Ernie Hudson all the way.
     
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    Agreed with everything here.

    Jamie Foxx is definitely my pick for a new voice for Jazz in the Knightverse reboot, him or Will Smith if they want to keep using celebrity va's like they did with Shatter and Dropkick.
     
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    I think Jamie Foxx might have potential if they introduce Jazz in the post-Bumblebee movie series. When it comes to my head cannon though, I always hear Phil Lamar's voice and I really would love to see him get another shot at the character in future TV or streaming series.
     
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    It's got to be someone who can sing. Jazz should be voiced by someone with musical ability IMO.

    And Jamie Foxx can sing well.
     
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    It would have The Rock/Cliffjumper effect. When the VA is too expensive, the character gets killed off pretty quickly.
     
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    Troy Baker.
     
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    Couldn't Frank Welker, with all his talent do a perfect rendition of the original Crothers voice?

    A bit like how Eric Bauza managed to perfectly impersonate all the Bannana Splits characters for the film last year?
     
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    NO need for big name hollywood actors for voice parts, it's a waist of money they could be spending on more robot scenes. Just get regular voice actors for the bots.
     
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    Get the guy from Fall of Cybertron.
     
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    That wouldn't happen (cash saved on names wouldn't go to CG, they wouldn't have it then), and "names" as voices bring assess to "theater" seats which encourages more flicks to be made showing demand.
     
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    Jaime Foxx?!?

    NO. Just....No.

    Keith David springs to mind.
     
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    It will always be the Scatman for me. Tho LaMarr did a fair imitation.

    Too bad there's no film of him entertaining his fellow TF VAs in the waiting room.

    --Moony
     
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    I already mentioned him...
     
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    And i can mention him as well, not sure why you think you can be the only one.
     
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    More along the lines of wondering why you didn't name him, or simply quote me as I brought him up. No exclusionary intentions, though the mind boggles to grasp how you came to that...
     
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    Because i didn't know his name lol and even if i did i don't have to quote you. Don't be entitled like that.