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Who else is at a point that they don't care M.J. Fox isn't doing the voice?

posted by Origami on - last edited - Viewed by 1.6K users

Maybe this topic is redundant but I thought it was worth mentioning how TellTale delivered with the voice for Marty.

Remember a while back? Remember when we were so worried about who would do the voice of Marty? We wouldn't accept anyone other that M.J. Fox himself. Even for a while when AJ was cast some people had somewhat mixed feelings about it not being MJ himself.
But now....it all seems so natural for AJ LoCascio to be Marty. Everyone is glad and accepted it.
I haven't even read a post for a couple of weeks now expressing their disappointment that M.J. Fox isn't in it anymore or even any mention of him.
0_o Almost as if we're like 'Naah....we don't need MJ anymore. We have this other great guy." lol...
It's amazing how everybody unanimously now considers this new voice to be Marty's.
Just think about it for a sec...and be thankful :D.

Now let's hope we can see a repeat in that process with the voice of Biff. It's going to be somewhat harder though.

But props to TellTale for pulling this off.

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  • The funny thing is, Lloyd is the age now that he was supposed to be in the 1985 scenes in BTTF. He was closer in age to his 1955 self in the first movie when it was made. If anything, his performance in the opening scene is more accurate now. :D

  • @Kyronea said: Well remember, Lloyd's almost thirty years older than he was at the time of the first movie. And he wasn't exactly a spring chicken to begin with. His voice has gotten a bit hoarser with age.

    That said, it's only been a slight change, enough for someone who's watched the movies a lot to hear it, but still more than close enough to Doc's voice.

    Although I do agree he didn't quite do his lines correctly in the intro scene, but then we may just be so used to his original acting on those that any other way of saying the lines seems wrong.

    I expected it to be a lot worse after I heard him talking in Behind the Scenes videos. Sure, he might be talking in a low tone to preserve his voice too, but it got me worried. Now I think his voice is splendid.

    Marty's voice... well. His line "You'll lead a pretty unusual life, Doc" throws me off everytime I hear it because his voice cracks there. But, you know what, his voice SHOULD crack. He's 17 in the storyline.

    I'm surprised noone praises the work of... the person who does the voice of Teen Doc. Teen Doc's the most lovable character in the episode IMO and it wouldn't be as great without such a fitting voice!

  • Very true Falanca! So much so that everyone feels terrible about the deception at the end. :(

  • For the reason of being a fan, i'm always going to miss Michael and if ever there was a chance of reprising his role, i'd have no hesitation in setting aside any replacement they have cast for him. That said, AJ LoCascio is doing a fantastic job and while I miss Michael, at no point have I felt that AJ LoCascio doesn't deserve the role or that an alternative should be sought. I really couldn't have imagined anyone better to step into MJF's shoes.

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    @TryWhistlingThis said: For the reason of being a fan, i'm always going to miss Michael and if ever there was a chance of reprising his role, i'd have no hesitation in setting aside any replacement they have cast for him. That said, AJ LoCascio is doing a fantastic job and while I miss Michael, at no point have I felt that AJ LoCascio doesn't deserve the role or that an alternative should be sought. I really couldn't have imagined anyone better to step into MJF's shoes.


    Well said.

  • chicken sandwich.



    ....oh, and also I agree with TryWhistlingThis.

  • Yeah, there's no way it's as good as it would have been with MJ Fox. Having Lloyd and Fox's voices would have been essential for a new series like this, so it's really only half done. No one else in the movies matter really, but they do...

    Codeguru

    PS- I don't care what went wrong with The Ghostbusters game. I even had one of the pre-orders that had to be cancelled because of the delay. It was the best thing I've played in years because the 4 real voices were back, albeit Janine's voice made a huge difference too.

  • I'm afraid I have to disagree Codeguru. I don't think MJ Fox could have pulled it off. His voice doesn't sound like an adolescent anymore. And there's no way he could have sat in the recording booth long enough. :(

  • @Shadowknight1 said: I'm afraid I have to disagree Codeguru. I don't think MJ Fox could have pulled it off. His voice doesn't sound like an adolescent anymore. And there's no way he could have sat in the recording booth long enough. :(

    You do know it's almost 2015 right? There are many methods for voice actors to phone in their lines at their own leisure. And if a voice pitch alteration is all that was needed, welcome to 1955. But all that is moot. The point is, it could have been better with his voice and that's a fact, the movie was about those two characters and the duo is only half there. Being forced to settle for less is no reason to be happy about it or give false praise, that's just insulting to everyone involved...

    Codeguru

  • No, saying that the game is a "half-assed" effort because Michael J. Fox said he couldn't do it is insulting. Michael J. Fox is sick. He cannot be expected to do this. I'm sure he would LOVE to do it, but he has far more important things on his mind.

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