posted on Nov, 14 2005 @ 11:41 AM
You know, there is no reason not to get the old voices.
Peter Cullen who did the voice of the original Optimus Prime is an accomplished voice actor with lots of credentials.
Here is a selected look at his filmography.
He was the voice of K.A.R.R in Knight Rider.
Vocals for the Predator in the original Predator movie.
He did additional voices on the Jetsons.
He was in most of the 80's cartoons including Gi.j.o.e, Voltron and even My Little Pony.
Mogwai in Gremlins.
and he has been the voice of Winnie the Pooh's Eeyore since 1991.
For a full filmography check out us.imdb.com...
They have to get Peter Cullen to play Prime in the movie. There is no good excuse not to (unless he turns it down.)