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Kingdom Hearts 3 Brings Star Appeal with new, Returning Voice Talents

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Kingdom Hearts 3 Brings Star Appeal with new, Returning Voice Talents

The hype for Kingdom Hearts 3 continues to build leading up to its release next year, and Square Enix has stoked the flames with a list of the many voice talents who will lend their skills to the final product.

Revealed through a press release on Sept. 26, a list of different voice actors tied to the project revealed not only that Haley Joel Osmet would be reprising his role as Sora, but that several notable vocal talents from the different disney properties and their respective films would be included in the game as well. Some of the most notable new additions include Kristen Bell and Idina Menzel as Anna and Elsa from Frozen respectively, and Zachary Levi as Flynn from Tangled.

Meanwhile, several voice actors who have lent their talents to past games will return alongside Osmet, including Tate Donovan as Hercules, Tony Anselmo as Donald Duck and Bill Farmer as Goofy. There’s no news on which other actors may be reprising their roles from other primary characters in the plot though, namely David Gallagher as Riku or Jesse McCartney as Roxas.

The full list of confirmed voice talents can be viewed down below.

  • Josh Gad (Frozen, Beauty and the Beast) as Olaf from Frozen
  • Kristen Bell (Frozen, Veronica Mars, Forgetting Sarah Marshall) as Anna from Frozen
  • Idina Menzel (Frozen, Enchanted, Rent) as Elsa from Frozen
  • Jonathan Groff (Frozen, Mindhunter, American Sniper) as Kristoff from Frozen
  • Zachary Levi (Tangled, Chuck, Thor: The Dark World) as Flynn Rider from Tangled
  • Donna Murphy (Tangled, Center Stage) as Mother Gothel from Tangled
  • John Ratzenberger (Toy Story, Cheers, The Incredibles, Coco) as Hamm from Toy Story
  • Wallace Shawn (Toy Story, The Princess Bride, The Good Wife) as Rex from Toy Story
  • Tate Donovan (Hercules, The O.C., Argo) as Hercules from Hercules
  • Kevin R. McNally (Pirates of the Caribbean Series) as Gibbs from the Pirates of the Caribbean series
  • Tony Anselmo as Donald Duck
  • Bill Farmer as Goofy
  • Haley Joel Osment (The Sixth Sense, A.I.) will reprise his role in KINGDOM HEARTS as Sora, the pure-hearted protagonist.

Slated for release on Jan. 25, 2018 in Japan and Jan. 29, 2018 in the west for the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, Kingdom Hearts 3 marks the final entry in the mainline trilogy of Kingdom Hearts games. In it, Sora and his allies must gather the seven warriors of light to combat the thirteen warriors of darkness, traveling to different worlds and learning new powers and abilities to help them on their way. For more on the game, check out our hand-on preview from E3 2018 as well as the title’s latest trailer.

Keenan McCall is a freelance journalist with experience in a variety of areas, but for whatever reason, he decided to cover everything related to nerd culture. From games to comics, anime to figures, TV to books and music, he’s always looking for what’s new from the world of entertainment and what it means for the people who consume it. It should also be noted that his Twitter feed is less a series of insightful thoughts and opinions so much as it’s a steady stream of memes, references and cute animal videos.

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