Michael J. Fox to Return as Marty McFly for ‘LEGO Dimensions’


The upcoming LEGO Dimensions game offers an impressive array of different Lego worlds, and now boasts an even more impressive voice cast, including Michael J. Fox reprising his iconic role of Marty McFly from Back to the Future.

As a big Back to the Future fan, this is really cool news. Fox was so memorable in that role, that even with impersonators doing an admirable job as the character in things like the recent Back to the Future video games, they’re still nowhere near as good as the man himself.

LEGO Dimensions is setting its sites on the video game/collectible market that Skylanders and Disney Infinity have made so popular with their wide assortment of worlds and legendary characters, but LEGO Dimensions is pulling out all of the stops, including the reunion of Michael J. Fox and Christopher Lloyd in their respective Back to the Future roles.

Other huge names that fanboys will be excited to hear in the game include Peter Capaldi as the 12th Doctor, Jenna Coleman as Clara Oswald, and Michelle Gomez as Missy/The Master from Doctor Who, not to mention Chris Pratt as Emmett, Elizabeth Banks as Wyldstyle, Alison Brie as UniKitty and Charlie Day as Benny from The Lego Movie. Pratt will also play the dual role of his character Owen Grady from Jurassic World.

Gary Oldman will be voicing the game’s head villain Lord Vortech, and Joel McHale will bring his dry sense of humor to X-PO, the game’s robot guide. These names are just the tip of the Lego iceberg, so you should go check out the voice cast trailer below and see just how many great names they have lined up:

For more details on the game itself, check out the press release below:

LEGO Dimensions Includes Original Actors from Back to the Future,
The LEGO Movie, Ghostbusters, The Lord of the Rings and More!

In a new video, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment revealed today some of the famous voice talent in LEGO Dimensions, the upcoming entertainment experience that merges physical LEGO brick building with interactive console gameplay. LEGODimensions will fuse 14 fan-favorite universes from film, television and games together with the principal actors voicing their characters from almost every property lending authenticity to the game’s epic story. 

Some of the talent and entertainment properties featured in the video include Michael J. Fox who played Marty McFly and Christopher Lloyd who played Doc Brown in theBack to the Future films, and have rerecorded and reprised their roles in LEGODimensions. From The LEGO Movie, Chris Pratt returns as Emmet, Elizabeth Banks as Wyldstyle, Alison Brie as UniKitty and Charlie Day as Benny, among other actors from the film. And as part of the original LEGO Dimensions story, Joel McHale is X-PO, the game’s robot guide, and Gary Oldman is Lord Vortech, the evil mastermind who seeks to control the LEGO Multiverse.

LEGO Dimensions includes many other famous voice actors in addition to those featured in the video. Members of the original cast of Ghostbusters, The Lord of the Rings, The Simpsons and Scooby-Doo will also be reprising their roles for the game. In addition,Chris Pratt is Owen Grady and Irrfan Khan is Simon Masrani from Jurassic World, along with other members of the film’s original cast. Peter Capaldi is the 12th Doctor,Jenna Coleman is Clara Oswald, Michelle Gomez is Missy from Doctor Who, and many other original actors from the long running British science fiction television series have also returned to voice their characters in the game as well. From the world of DC Comics,Troy Baker is Batman and Tara Strong is Harley Quinn. Stephen Merchant is Wheatley and Ellen McLain is GLaDOS from the Portal video game series.

Launching September 27, 2015, LEGO Dimensions will be available for Xbox One, the all-in one games and entertainment system from Microsoft and the Xbox 360 games and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation4 and PlayStation3 computer entertainment systems and the Wii U system from Nintendo.

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