Leonard Nimoy has recently spoke about his retirement from acting, but it appears he did find time to fit in some voice work for a Transformers video game. Nimoy, who also recently provided voice work for Star Trek Online, will be featured in the upcoming Activision game "Transformers: War for Cybertron".
UPDATE: Apparently this is a rumor and has been denied by Activision.
UPDATE: Nimoy not providing Transformers Voice
After TrekMovie and many other sites picked up on the story from Ausgamers, Activision issued a statement to Tformers.com
We just wanted to let you know that the rumor you posted regarding the voice actors in Transformers: War for Cybertron is false. We will be providing additional information on voice actors soon. The only confirmed voice actor is Peter Cullen at this time.
And Ausgamers, the site that started the whole thing, has removed the mention of Leonard Nimoy from their article.
Nimoy redeploys to Transformers
News of Leonard Nimoy’s involvement in the upcoming Transformers: War for Cybertron game comes from a preview of the game at AusGamers. The preview reports that Nimoy will be voicing Zeta Prime (first seen in IDW’s Transformers Comics). Zeta Prime is is Optimus Prime’s predecessor. Optimus is being voiced by Peter Cullen, who voiced Optimus in the Transformers cartoons and recent Transformers films). Leonard Nimoy is no stranger to the Transformers universe, he voiced Galvatron, a Decipticon in the 1986 animated feature The Transformers: The Movie.
Transformers: War for Cybertron will be released June 22nd on Playstation 3, Wii, XBox 360 and PC. Here is a trailer
More info at transformersgame.com.
You can pre-order the game at Amazon (for PS3, Xbox 360, PC & Wii).
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