Apart from the revamped combat mechanics and the rearranged soundtrack, another aspect of Final Fantasy 7 Remake that gives it life is the fantastic work of the English voice actors. Most people would normally prefer to play a game using the Japanese voices because of consistently top tier output but the English VA’s have stepped up their game and have proven they can shine as well.
You’d be surprised as to how much star power the lineup actually has! Check them out below:
Cody Christian as Cloud Strife
Cody Christian is known for his work on Teen Wolf as Theo Raeken, Pretty Little Liars as Mike Montgomery, and the movie Surrogates as Boy Canter. Playing as the lead in the FF7 Remake, he certainly did his job very well and did justice to Cloud, not the easiest of tasks.
Briana White as Aerith Gainsborough
Can you get any cuter than Briana White? Hearing her voice for the first time sent chills and tears and we couldn’t be happier for her! Briana has done work for Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders and Popstar: Never stop never stopping, including numerous shorts throughout her career.
Britt Baron as Tifa Lockhart
Britt Baron has starred in the Netflix series Glow, Lucifer, and Grey’s Anatomy but her impressive resume extends to games as well! Lending her talents to big titles such as Destiny 2, Dishonored: Death of the Outsider, Agents of Mayhem, and Halo 5: Guardians.
John Eric Bentley as Barret Wallace
John Eric Bentley is the splitting image of Barret, just add sunglasses! A veteran in the industry, John has done work on numerous video games such as Resident Evil: Resistance as Tyrone, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare, Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Black Order as Nick Fury, Kingdom Hearts III, and Red Dead Redemption 2 among others.
Max Mittelman as Red XIII
Sporting an impressive portfolio spread out across games and movies, Max Mittelman is most known for his roles on Teen Titans Go as Lion-O, One Punch Man: A Hero Nobody Knows as Saitama, Legends of Runeterra as the Emerald Awakener, Borderlands 3 as Troy Calypso, and Persona 5 Royal as Ryuji Sakamoto. He also did work on Death Stranding, Daemon X Machina, Shenmue III and Ni No Kuni!
Gideon Emery as Biggs
Emery is no stranger to the industry, which explains how cool and calm he is as Biggs. His resume is spread across over 200 projects, with Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order, Call of Duty Modern Warfare, Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Black Order, Kingdom Hearts III, and Destiny 2 as some of his achievements.
Matt Jones as Wedge
Bearing a striking resemblance to Iron Fist / Finn Jones, Matt Jones has done work on El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie, Breaking Bad, NCIS, The Office, and CSI: NY. Yes, he’s THAT Badger from Breaking Bad!
Erica Lindbeck as Jessie Rasberry
The sweetie from Avalanche is a revelation in the remake, drawing the eyes of many a player with her adorable personality and quite overt affection for Cloud. Erica has lent her talents to Persona 5 Royal as Futaba Sakura, Indivisible as Nashel, Code Vein as Coco, Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Black Order as Carol Danvers, and Bloodstained as Miriam!
Tyler Hoechlin as Sephiroth
Needing no introduction, Tyler plays the role of Superman on the hit TV series Arrow, The Flash, Supergirl, Legends of Tomorrow, and Batwoman. Hoechlin gives Sephiroth his cool and calculating voice that haunts Cloud throughout the game. We’ll get to see a much bigger role for Sephiroth when the next game comes in, as we all know how that’s going to turn out.
Fred Tatasciore as Don Corneo
Why does Don Corneo sound so familiar, you ask? Well it’s because he is voiced by none other than Soldier 76 himself! Fred Tatasciore is a well decorated talent, doing work on numerous projects including Darksiders Genesis as Belial, Death Stranding, Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order, Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Black Order as Hank McCoy / Beast, Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice, Darksiders III as Gluttony, and much much MUCH more.
Austin Lee Matthews as Roche
Playing the role of the flamboyant SOLDIER Roche, Matthews is most known for his roles in several Anime series’ such as Hunter x Hunter, Kill la Kill, The Seven Deadly Sins, and JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure among others. Interestingly, he has also done work on a Filipino Published game Grand Guilds as Monico Sternhart!
John DiMaggio as Heidegger
You can’t mention Gears of War without DiMaggio, as he is the iconic voice behind the lead character Marcus Fenix. DiMaggio also holds roles such as the gunsmith from Destiny 2 Banshee-44 and Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy as Tiny Tiger and Uka Uka, Shazam from Teen Titans Go!, and Jake from Adventure Time.
Barbara Goodson as Marle
Marle may be the kind landlady from the Remake, but Goodson holds the distinction of being THE Rita Repulsa from the original Power Rangers series! She’s also voiced in such projects as Persona 5 Royal as Shinya Oda, Weathering with you as Fumi Tachibana, Prey: Mooncrash, Fire Emblem Heroes, and Dragons Dogma.