Peter Cullen at Supanova Convention in Adelaide, South Australia

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  1. chockey88

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    The highlight of Supanova Pop Culture Expo today was definitely being able to see and listen to Peter Cullen talk about his career voicing Optimus Prime and other characters.

    He was funny, warm, sincere, and just showed great respect for all the writers and animators of the characters that he portrayed.

    And when he finished off by saying some of Optimus Prime's most famous lines, it was just unbelievable how that just sends your TF geek senses wild! Great interview and panel today - something I'll remember for a long time!

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  2. moreprimeland

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    Squeeeee!! Thanks for the pic!! :thumb 
     
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    No worries! It was awesome just listening to him tell his stories and answer questions. Seems to be a very humble person genuinely appreciative of the opportunities to voice one of the most iconic characters from the 80s.
     
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    I missed the panel because of how stupid the online timetable is set up!

    Seeing him tomorrow!
     
  5. chockey88

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    Definitely see it!! He's a great guy, and really answers the fan's questions thoughtfully.
     
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    Great picture. Thanks for posting this. He looks terrific. I'd love to see PC in person someday.
     
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    There was a panel there?! The fucking people never told me! What a bunch of assholes!

    Still, I at least got a photograph as well as his autograph. He's such a sweet man and I was left in a stuttering mess after talking to him. I even asked him to do an Optimus quote. Guys, I had never felt so happy in all my life. I'll never forget it.
     
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    The panel was awesome!

    He spoke a lot about his experiences with the movies, including confirming that 2 more are planned. He gave a lot of back-story on what the process of being in the movies was like and was just a total sweetheart. He was totally choked up when somebody complimented him, it was so cute! Best moment was him quoting Optimus as Eeyore though!

    Loved getting a photo with him and loved meeting him. He's great! Awesome weekend all around.
     
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    Wow, such a shame you didnt get to see the panel, but at least you got to meet him in person anyway for the signing. Definitely something to remember either way :) 
     
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    Yeah, he came across as very sincere, and just really respectful and appreciative of the fanbase and creators of the characters. He actually said in our session that he believed it was the fanbase that made him come back as Optimus for the movieverse. It was the internet push from the fanbase that got his name to the producers to consider. All round genuine nice guy indeed.
     
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    It's all true! I remember back in 2007 there was a fan vote over on the Dreamworks website to see if fans wanted Peter Cullen to come back as Optimus Prime. I was one of the fans who tried to vote but couldn't due to country issues. But I'm glad that it turned out for the best.
     
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    Autovolt 127 Get In The Titan, Prime!

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    I wish he would attend some Canadian cons.
     
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    Since this thread has a pic, gonna see about merging it with the NEWS thread. :thumb