Richard Epcar has voiced more than 300 characters, in games, cartoons, and anime, so he’s no stranger to juggling multiple roles. He recently worked on an audiobook where he played the entire cast, and we were curious to know what it was like to have to go back and forth between so many characters. Here’s what Richard had to say:
Check out Richard Epcar’s work in the Doc Savage audiobook White Eyes. This video and transcript is brought to you by Resnick Interactive, a voice over casting company in Los Angeles.
I just did a project where I had about 10 or 12 characters that I had to do, and I had to read, it was an audiobook, actually, is what it was, and I had to basically do the narrator and then I had to be all these different characters when they would show up in the story and it was…it was really difficult. And you just do it, you know. You see, “Oh, this guy’s coming up,” and then you just become that guy, and then, oh here….
I actually had to play some women, I had to play some guys, I had to play, you know, all these crazy characters. Bad guys, good guys, cops. And you know, there were scenes where there was 10, 15 cops and I had to come up with all different voices for all those guys, so, you know…It was pretty crazy to try to keep all that straight.
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