'Transformers: War for Cybertron: Kingdom' Full Cast List: Meet stars of the Netflix series
'Transformers: War for Cybertron: Kingdom' sees the return of Jason Marnocha and Jake Foushee as Megatron and Optimus Prime
Autobots and Decepticons are returning to the screens with the highly anticipated third part of the ‘Transformers: War for Cybertron’ franchise. Titled ‘Transformers: War for Cybertron: Kingdom’, the series is about Autobots and Decepticons being confronted by two rival Cybertronian factions from a future that their conflict has inadvertently created.
Will Autobots stop the war? The answer to that burning question will be given in the upcoming series.
The upcoming series joins the long list of animated shows featuring on the streaming giant. Projects such as ‘Castlevania’, ‘Record of Ragnarok’ and ‘The Way of the Househusband’ have been pretty successful in recent times.
Apart from an interesting premise, the show features an incredible voice cast. All the original voice actors from the previous two editions will be returning for the third as well. So, let’s take a look at the cast of the series.
Jason Marnocha as Megatron
Born on March 9, 1989, Marnocha has a long history of lending his voice to some of the most iconic characters in pop culture. He started his career in 1996, but gained prominence after voicing Prince Renathan in the video game series ‘World of Warcraft’. Since then, he has been a part of various high-end ventures. Marnocha garnered a lot of fame after entering the DC world. He began voicing the characters like Joker, Harvey Dent, Deathstroke, Batman, The Penguin, The Riddler, and more.
In 2016, he joined the ‘Transformers’ universe and became the voice of Megatron. Till now, he has been a part of four ‘Transformers’ shows and has become one of the finest voice actors in the world.
Apart from the aforementioned titles, some of the other projects he has been a part of include ‘One Punch Man’, ‘Batman: Abyss’, ‘The Seven Deadly Sins’, and ‘The Way of the Househusband’.
Jake Foushee as Optimus Prime
Foushee is one of the newest names to enter the world of voice acting. He started his professional career by making an appearance on ‘The Ellen DeGeneres Show’ in 2012. His journey in voice acting started with ‘Sanders Shorts’ in 2014. Since 2019, he has also been an integral part of the ‘Transformers’ universe, voicing the character of Optimus Prime in four back-to-back shows.
Frank Todaro as Starscream
Todaro is one of the prominent names in the world of voice acting and started his career in the mid-90s. He made a cameo in the 2001 movie ‘My Sister’s Wedding’ and started doing voice acting in other projects as well. Todaro voiced the iconic character of Buzz Lightyear in the video game series ‘LittleBigPlanet Toy Story’. Meanwhile, in 2014, he made a cameo in ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2’ along with Andrew Garfield.
Todaro gained a lot of prominence in 2016 when he was chosen to lend his voice to Starscream in ‘Transformers: Combiner Wars’. He also gave voices to many creatures in the recent ‘Dolittle’ movie starring Robert Downey Jr.
Linsay Rousseau as Elita-1
The LA-based actress has not just made a career in voice acting but has also excelled in the art of motion capture. She began her career by voicing Princess Rubina in the ‘Sailor Moon’ TV series and went on to act in various TV projects and short movies such as ‘Tolerance Tuesdays’, ‘The Last Glimmer’, ‘The Faller Order’, ‘SEAL Team’, ‘General Hospital’ and ‘NCIS’.
She has also given voices in video games series like ‘World of Warcraft’, ‘NBA 2K21’, ‘Wasteland 3’, ‘Call of Duty: Mobile’ and ‘Fallout 76’.
Joe Zieja as Bumblebee
Zieja is an American ex-USAF officer, now a voice actor and author in Los Angeles. Began his career in 2003 with a video game series titled ‘MapleStory’ and went on to voice Nakazawa in ‘Skip Beat’. Since then, Zieja has been part of projects such as ‘Hunter x Hunter’, ‘God Eater’, ‘Battlefield 1’, ‘Lego Friends’, ‘Call of Duty: Black Ops 4’, ‘One Punch Man’, ‘Pokemon Masters’, and ‘Final Fantasy’.
Excited about ‘Transformers: War for Cybertron: Kingdom’? Catch the exciting third part of the animated series on Netflix on Friday, July 30.