Heavy Rain director: Mainstream actors don’t care about games

By Stephany Nunneley
20 February 2009 17:00 GMT


Heavy Rain director David Cage has lashed out at mainstream actors involved in games as they harbor little love towards products themselves.

“Actors (and their agents) often have so little consideration for games that the only discussion you can have is how much money for how much time,” said Cage to Play magazine.

“No one cares about what you try to achieve, they very rarely agree to invest time and energy in their part, all they want is a maximum amount of money for a minimum amount of time, and ideally, on a game that won’t hurt their image too much”.

This was his main reason for not hiring well-known actors for Heavy Rain: the days of needing Hollywood voices for games are soon to be extinct, he said.

Take that Billy Dee Williams.

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