John Goodman and Ken Watanabe will voice two of the new Autobots for Transformers: Age of Extinction.
The actors will join legendary voice actors Peter Cullen and Frank Welker with Goodman playing Hound and Watanabe playing Drift. Cullen will reprise his role as the voice of Optimus Prime and Welker will voice new character Galvatron.
“I am pleased to welcome two gifted and versatile actors, John Goodman and Ken Watanabe, to the world of Transformers,” said director Michael Bay. “And to reteam with Peter and Frank, who have brought Transformers characters alive from the beginning. I’ve been fortunate to work with some of the best voice talent in the business, and together we will introduce several exciting new robots to fans of the franchise around the world.”
Rounding out the voice-over cast are actors John DiMaggio, Mark Ryan, Robert Foxworth and Reno Wilson. DiMaggio and Ryan will voice new characters Crosshairs and Lockdown while Foxworth reprises the role of Ratchet and Wilson returns as Brains.
Transformers: Age of Extinction star an all new live action cast including Mark Wahlberg, Stanley Tucci, Li Bingbing , Kelsey Grammer, Sophia Myles, T. J. Miller, Nicola Peltz, Jack Reynor and Titus Welliver. The film will be released on 10th July 2014.