Warner Bros. Entertainment and Monolith’s upcoming sequel, Middle Earth: Shadow of War, will be present at San Diego Comic Con this year. In a recent press release, the studio revealed the panelists attending the event, and surprisingly, the game’s voice cast includes some of the top names in the industry.
We already knew Troy Baker’s involvement with the project, but new names were revealed, including the likes of The Walking Dead‘s Pollyanna McIntosh, Silicon Valley’s Kumail Nanjiani, among others.
- What: Middle-earth: Shadow Of War SDCC Panel
- When: July 21 from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. PDT
- Panel Description: Delve into the depths of Middle-earth: Shadow of War, the follow up to the critically acclaimed open-world action adventure Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor, as Talion and Celebrimbor return and go behind enemy lines to forge an army and turn all of Mordor against the Dark Lord, Sauron. Middle-earth: Shadow of War offers a richer, more personal and expansive world full of epic heroes and villains, iconic locations, original enemy types, even more personalities and a new cast of characters with untold stories – brought to life through the expansion of the award-winning Nemesis System.
- Panelists: See and hear new details about the game from Michael de Plater, Monolith Productions Vice President, Creative (Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor), Troy Baker, actor and Middle-earth: Shadow of War performance capture director (Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor), along with actors Kumail Nanjiani (“The Big Sick,” “Silicon Valley”), Pollyanna McIntosh (“The Walking Dead,” “Hap and Leonard,” “The Woman”), Laura Bailey (Injustice 2, “Critical Role”) and moderator, Matt Mercer (“Critical Role”).
- Where: Room 6BCF, San Diego Convention Center, 111 W. Harbor Dr., San Diego, CA 92101
Middle Earth: Shadow of War releases on October 10 for PS4, Xbox One and PC.