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SlowbieOne
12-06-2001, 11:12 PM
First of all look at this VERY interesting piece of info I just received.

http://www.gaminggroove.com/article.cfm?articleid=3

That's right, Mark Hamill doing a voice for Ravens' other baby, Soldier of Fortune 2. I don't know if they confirmed Mark wouldn't do the voice of Luke in JK2, but if so there's something wrong with this picture.

In fact, now I find it hard to believe he won't be doing Luke.

If he's not, what could be the reason? Is he ashamed to be recognized as Luke SKywalker? Please say it ain't so Mark!

Some will say it's just a game, and it won't even matter. But there are those of us who grew up admiring Mark and his portrayal. It would really make a huge difference to fans like me, and I believe there are many who would agree.

I would like to try and get as many people willing as possible to try and convince Raven and LA to do everything in thier power to try and get Mark for JK2. This game will be huge...but it will be twice as grand to have a major part of Star Wars contributing.

Please, be honest and if you won't reply, at least vote, thank you.:)

Wacky_Baccy
12-06-2001, 11:32 PM
I think it would add a considerable amount of authenticiy if LEC get Mark to reprise his role as Luke, (albeit only 'in the voice') and I would be rather disappointed if LEC didn't ask him, or if he turned it down, especially after hearing that his vocal talents are to be used in SOF2.

It just won't be the same, no matter how many times I end up playing the game, if his voice has been done by, as I see it, an imposter.

Come on LEC and Mark - you can do it!

W_B

Morpheus4873
12-06-2001, 11:52 PM
They god him to do SOF2 but not JK2 ?

WTF ?


Thats all I have to say. Words can't describe it.

Darth Lunatic
12-07-2001, 12:17 AM
He's done so many other PC games, this role as Luke Skywalker would be perfect for him :D !!!

acdcfanbill
12-07-2001, 01:19 AM
maybe he is tired of the roll, i know actors can get tired of certian rolls, maybe he figgured that he is done with the charcter of luke, or maybe he is just being a jerk:confused: only mark (and maybe lec knows)

Sarcastic Saint
12-07-2001, 02:36 AM
Still it's strange....i assume that both games use the same sound recording studios....so if they would ask hime to say a few lines as Luke...so what....what's the big deal.

So he says 4 to 10 lines and they pay him $20.000 and all because his voice is (naturally) the only voice that sounds like....thats right Luke.

How frustrating. :lightning

StephenG
12-07-2001, 03:24 AM
Come on Mark! Are you to good for Star Wars now r u?

StormHammer
12-07-2001, 03:28 AM
Mark Hamill is a great actor, and it would be fantastic if he could reprise his role as Luke in the game.

GonkH8er
12-07-2001, 07:16 AM
I'm 99.99% sure he's not doing the voice in jk2....... not that it would bother me too much.

sanpilou
12-07-2001, 07:59 AM
Well u should know that now Mark Hammil is now 20 years older since the movies have been made so i wonder how he'll be able to sound like Luke.................. n e way, that would still be kewl if he'd do the voice of luke...


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Hannibal
12-07-2001, 08:04 AM
Originally posted by sanpilou
Well u should know that now Mark Hammil is now 20 years older since the movies have been made so i wonder how he'll be able to sound like Luke.................. n e way, that would still be kewl if he'd do the voice of luke...


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He'd have to sound like an older Luke which is exactly what he is. His voice is closer to Luke's than anyone else on the planet.

He is a great voice actor.

GUNNER
12-07-2001, 08:06 AM
He was in the cut sences of Wing commander 4 if I remember right, right?

So why not do this too. I think it would be cool..

Lord_FinnSon
12-07-2001, 04:38 PM
If my memory serves me correct, LEC have never used Mark, when they needed someone to do voiceover for Luke; some of those imitators have come pretty close, but Mark is still the one and only Luke Skywalker. :luke: Of course it's kinda weird, because he has done voiceover to numerous animated series/movies, games and radio shows. :(

Agen
12-07-2001, 04:53 PM
Wodner why...........
I'm starting to think it's lec who's refusing not Hammil at all... very strange behavior.
:holosid:

Kwup
12-07-2001, 05:06 PM
Originally posted by StormHammer
Mark Hamill is a great actor



you lost me there :confused:

bsbuckeye21
12-07-2001, 05:41 PM
LOL, Qwup.

And if this story is true... I don't know what to say! :confused: Either way, we deserve answers. (And no, a chat wouldn't work for that. :p)

Millions o' Monkeys
12-07-2001, 06:07 PM
no...we dont nescersaraly need answers. Chances are when the game comes out, it wont make a difference. Yes i can explain.

When was the last time you heard him speak

i rest my case

SlowbieOne
12-07-2001, 06:17 PM
Funny you should say that Millions o' Monkeys, I was watching the TECH channel on early Sunday morning a few weeks ago, and Mark hosted a special about computers or something...too early to remember.

But..he sounded very much like good old Luke SKywalker.

You do know that once a person hits a certain age and matures, their voice stays the same. Unless he was a senior citezen, which he is not.:)

140 views and only 30 votes?:confused:

Come on people! It's not hard to hit that vote button.:D

Everyone MUST have some kind of opinion on this, so please if we persist, we may be able to make something out of this.:c3po:

StormHammer
12-07-2001, 07:03 PM
Originally posted by Kwup
you lost me there :confused:

You don't star in plays like Amadeus and The Elephant Man if you can't act. You don't land lots of voice-acting if you can't convey a whole range of emotion through voice alone. That takes considerable skill...and acting ability.

Besides, I also think he managed his role in the classic trilogy very well...from a green farm-boy to a powerful Jedi fighting an inner conflict. His acting certainly was not as wooden as many of those accomplished actors who starred in TPM. Overall, I think he did a great job with some of the material that was handed to him.

Of course, that's just IMO. ;)

bsbuckeye21
12-07-2001, 09:08 PM
ManyMonkeys, I'm just saying that this story is near incomprehendable, and if it proves true then we pretty much deserve an answer. How would that hurt them? (And if they did hide something, then there could be whatever sort of problems on their side of things. Let's hope that's not it.)

xwing guy
12-07-2001, 10:10 PM
Mark Hammil was in WC 3,4, and Profecy and his voice still sounds the same so why he's not doing the voice acting in JK2 I don't know.:(

Darth Lunatic
12-09-2001, 06:44 AM
Just thought i'd let you know of this link.

http://www.theforce.net/holonet/index.html#13427

Agen
12-09-2001, 10:55 AM
Did u lose your posts Lunatic:eek:

JR2000Z
12-09-2001, 02:47 PM
Who ever voiced Luke in XWA actually did pretty well so maybe LEC could use him.


It still would have been better if Mark voiced Luke himself.

Nikkos Tyris
12-09-2001, 03:40 PM
To my knowledge, Mark won't be doing the Luke Skywalker voice even though I'm sure everyone feels he'sthe best man for the job, after all he is Luke Skywalker for Pete's Sake! But, there are good guys out there that can do his voice well, take for instance in the game Force Commander, Bob Bergan (The Luke Skywalker voice for that game) did a good job @ sounding like him. So for me, they could go either way, but to make others happy, we should put Mark Hamill there again.

Myxale
12-09-2001, 05:48 PM
Many belive Mark is tired of his role in Star Wars....

They belive, everybody only see him as Luke, that he cant wipe off the shadow of Skywalker...
...so many Directors wont use him again
because there is the danger that the people see him still as Luke.
Like:
Ohh look, Luke Skywalker in an Romantic Comedy...strange..!!

We all know he were'nt seen in lot films after SW!!!!

:(

Well.....maby there is some other reason...maby we're all wrong....
hope so!!! :)

ps.. hope you understand my bad english....:rolleyes:

Wacky_Baccy
12-09-2001, 07:47 PM
Originally posted by Myxale
Many belive Mark is tired of his role in Star Wars....

They belive, everybody only see him as Luke, that he cant wipe off the shadow of Skywalker...
...so many Directors wont use him again
because there is the danger that the people see him still as Luke.
Like:
Ohh look, Luke Skywalker in an Romantic Comedy...strange..!!

We all know he were'nt seen in lot films after SW!!!!

:(

Well.....maby there is some other reason...maby we're all wrong....
hope so!!! :)

ps.. hope you understand my bad english....:rolleyes:

Your English is actually quite good - better than several people I know!! :)

"Well.....maby there is some other reason...maby we're all wrong....
hope so!!! :)" --So do I !!!! :D

Just an FYI, it's maybe as in 'may+be' (it may be) :)

W_B

Kwup
12-09-2001, 07:51 PM
what exactly does Wacky_Baccy mean or symbolize? every time I'm perusing the boards that name confuses me :p

Wacky_Baccy
12-09-2001, 08:17 PM
Originally posted by Kwup
what exactly does Wacky_Baccy mean or symbolize? every time I'm perusing the boards that name confuses me :p

'Wacky_Baccy' means several things, but before i tell you where it came from, you tell me what you think it means ;)

...And don't stick your :p out at me, Monkey-boy!! :p :p :p ..... ;)

Kwup
12-09-2001, 08:18 PM
makes me think of canadian bacon


mmm...bacon

Wacky_Baccy
12-09-2001, 09:02 PM
Originally posted by Kwup
makes me think of canadian bacon


mmm...bacon

[un-nerved]
Why Canadian bacon??
[/un-nerved]

Hang on a sec...
[extremely un-nerved]
Why Bacon?!?!!?
[/extremely un-nerved]

OK, back to the point...

It came from several different places all at once:

1. I don't conform to some of society's rules, hence the 'Wacky' part. (NO, I'm NOT gay (tho I don't have a problem with those who are), Idon't have a record, and I've never been arrested in my life).

2. I wanted some sort of Star-Warsy influence ..... It's incredibly vague and convoluted ............. hint: fuzzball ...

3. It's another (jokey) name for something a lot of the people I know smoke.......... I'm saying nothing...... ;)

It all just seemed to fit together when I was thinking of the name I'd be known by here *shrug*

[annoying cliché :D]
It's probably far to prosaic to live up to your expectations....but the truth often is...
[/annoying cliché... :( ..I like my ACs...]

TTFN & MTFBWY :)

W_B

Kwup
12-09-2001, 09:15 PM
:confused:


I like the bacon explanation better

Wacky_Baccy
12-09-2001, 10:54 PM
Originally posted by Kwup
:confused:


I like the bacon explanation better

Come to think of it, so do I... :confused:
*shrug*

You didn't give the reason for bacon tho... ;)

SSH83
12-10-2001, 01:02 AM
Is there anyway for us to track down the person who voted for option 3, "who's Mark Hamill?"

acdcfanbill
12-11-2001, 03:02 AM
lol, either theses are jokers or seemingly uninformed people...

Obi Kwan
12-12-2001, 07:00 PM
Here is my Theory on Mark Hamil doing SFII:

Raven is just using it as a cover for either Lucas' or Hamil's reservations of having the real luke do luke. They'll have Mark say rather ambiguous statements that can be used in both games, but without lucasarts or hamil knowing (whichever party is against it)

I know it sounds far fetched, but I agree with slowbie that it makes absolutely no sense that Hamil would do the voice for SFII and now JKII... Unless Lucasarts specifically does not want that extended level of realism. Maybe since they view the JK world as only partially cannonized, then having the "real deal" for Luke would be too much for a game of this sort...I dont know.

On a different but not totally irrelevant note, did others notice Carrie Fisher's nasty voice on the R2 beneith the dome thing? See what chain smoking will do to you kids?

acdcfanbill
12-13-2001, 03:03 AM
well, there is no way they would just PUT mark in as luke w/o both LEC's and Marks permission...

Proto
12-16-2001, 04:27 PM
Maybe I'm a big optimist, but I smell conspiracy. IMO it's not coinsidence that Luke will appear in JK2 and Mark will work for Raven in SoF2. I guess that this SoF role is played by the way, while the real deal is JK2 :D :D :D . I don't believe those dementing voices (if you know what I mean)

CaptainRAVE
12-16-2001, 04:29 PM
mmmmmmmmmm........The winner of that poll is pretty clear :p

Lord_FinnSon
12-16-2001, 05:15 PM
Some guy also asked in International Mark Hamill Fan Club's messageboard (http://www.markhamill.com/forum/index.html), if Mark would be in JK2, but they didn't know. :( I have a bad feeling about this... :lightning

wardz
12-16-2001, 05:27 PM
ahh come on peeps, its not the end of the world if he doesn't do it.

I wonder if he regrets doing SW in the first place, its a double edge sword really. It got him really famous but only as luke skywalker. He has been typecast since.

Did harrison ford do famous films before SW? That would help hugely as you can be recognised for other work apart from playing han solo.


wardz

duder
12-19-2001, 04:46 AM
Originally posted by StormHammer


You don't star in plays like Amadeus and The Elephant Man if you can't act. You don't land lots of voice-acting if you can't convey a whole range of emotion through voice alone. That takes considerable skill...and acting ability.

I think people just feel sorry for the guy......c'mon he's not a good actor, star wars isnt a benchmark for direction/acting/script by a long way. Ewan McGregor vs mark hamill in acting skills, there is no comparison.

StormHammer
12-19-2001, 08:25 AM
I respect your opinion...even as I disagree with some of it. :)

Ewan McGregor is a great actor...but his skill was totally wasted in TPM, IMHO.

SlowbieOne
12-19-2001, 11:26 AM
That's absurd. Luke's acting was OK in ANH. But in ESB he was bad ass.:) He did awesome in in RotJ too, escpecially toward the end.

Like Stormhammer, I accept your opinion, but disagree.

BTW- The people of JK2.net have spoken!

Shmed
12-20-2001, 03:51 AM
Raven's Ken Hoekstra said:

"Unfortunately, that's sometimes how the ball bounces when dealing with Hollywood. :("

when this question was asked shortly after SoF II's cast list was announced.

SoF II will be coming out after JK II so perhaps Mark Hamill was available only at that later date for recording. Perhaps they will be able to get him to record the lines and put them out in a patch, like Raven did with Jeri Ryan's 7 of 9 character in Elite Force.

Sounds Risky
12-20-2001, 06:46 PM
SoF2 is coming out in February though, unless there's been some recent announcement.