Gato Salvaje Studio shared the first round of voices behind their cast of companions and characters in The Waylanders in a new casting trailer on Thursday. Set to enter Steam Early Access this summer, players will be able to explore the Celtic Age as an adventurer who has been cut loose from time. The Waylanders team has assembled a powerful cast of veteran voice actors with casting credits from many well-known RPG classics, as well as other TV and film roles, to lend voices to Celtic heroes, villains, and mythological creatures.
The full The Waylanders cast list will be released closer to early access launch this summer. Simon Templeman joins the party as Amergin, a charming and witty master druid determined to restore the balance of the world. As the Master Druid of King Ith’s court, Amergin is regarded as a magickal and political authority by other humans, but is rarely taken seriously by immortals because of his youth. As an accomplished actor in TV and video games, Simon Templeman is credited on many AAA titles. RPG fans will recognize him as the voice of Loghain from the Dragon Age series.
Rosalind Eleazar is the proud and intelligent necromancer Khaldun. As the eldest daughter of a noble family in Meroe, she was sent to Egypt to be educated in the best schools Alexandria could offer. Now, as a priestess of Osiris, she is a force to be reckoned with. Eleazar has previous experience in the TV dramas Howards End, Rellik, and Harlots.
Colin Salmon is Berath, an immortal Mourian professor. Blunt, calm, and deadly, Berath has spent the human generations since his childhood traveling and learning and has become a skilled and dangerous Pathfinder. Despite everything he’s learned, however, he still finds wonder and mystery in the tiniest butterfly.
As a well-known TV and film actor, fans will know Colin Salmon from his roles in Arrow, Krypton, Mortal Engines, and Sofia the First. Lisa Jacobs dreams of the sky as Delba, a huge Fomorian warrior. As a champion of her underground race, she’s known for her strength, size, ferocity, and love of dirty jokes. She is the youngest daughter of the Fomorian king, as well as one of the youngest Fomorians alive. With only a scant few centuries under her belt, Delba dreams of following her mother to the surface and showing the humans that Fomorians aren’t the monsters they appear to be.
Lisa Jacobs is known for her work in The Attic: The Hiding of Anne Frank, The Politician’s Wife, and The Criminal.
Sara Kestelman joins the cast as Brigg, a veteran commander seeking new adventures. As a former commander in King Ith’s army, Brigg may have retired a few years ago but they are nowhere near ready to settle down. In addition to her many TV and film roles, Kestelman voiced Kreia in Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic II – The Sith Lords.
Fred Tatsaciore voices a boisterous Heraklios. This mighty Greek mercenary is trying to live up to the legends. Heraklios likes beer, hates injustice, and loves a good belly laugh. He has an almost encyclopedic knowledge of Greek legends and myths and will recount them to anyone who asks. Tatasciore’s work includes a substantial list of credits in film, TV, animation, and video games. Gaming fans will recognize him as the voice of Overwatch‘s Soldier: 76 and Don Corneo from the Final Fantasy VII Remake.
Amber Rose Revah sees the future as Nazhedia. This Immortal Seer has existed for as long as anyone can remember and has held a high position in Mourian society for centuries. She’s regarded as the world’s foremost magical authority and can see every aspect of the past and future…until she meets you. Among her many roles, Revah plays Dinah Madani in The Punisher TV series on Netflix.
Ralph Ineson is crowned King Ith of Katia, beloved ruler of the Celts in Spain. His relationship with the main character will depend on the background chosen by the player. Ineson has played many roles in feature films and television series including The Hunter in The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance, as well as roles in Guardians of the Galaxy and Chernobyl.
Ash Sroka plays Tiana, Commander of the Celtic army and one of the people currently vying for the throne of Brigantia. Her quest for the throne is a reluctant one. She’d prefer to be a commander for the rest of her life but she truly believes that no one else has her qualifications and support. Fans of BioWare’s Mass Effect series will immediately know Sroka as Tali’Zorah vas Normandy. Sroka has had a long history with Gato Salvaje, playing Alicia in Gato’s Ar-k games.