David Hayter Reacts to His Replacement in Latest ‘Metal Gear Solid’ Installment
The gaming community was shocked recently when it was announced that veteran David Hayter, the original voice of Solid Snake in the Metal Gear Solid franchise, would be replaced by Kiefer Sutherland in the latest installment of the series. Fans of Hayter’s gruff portrayal of the iconic character were saddened by the news, and it brought with it some interesting reactions. The man himself has now weighed in on the situation, and he had a few remarks to make.
- In a recent interview, Hayter remarked that he was “not very happy” when he first heard about the news, but accepted it as a part of the process.
- However, he added that he would have liked to have been consulted on the decision, as he feels he has a certain level of ownership of the character.
- He said that he respects Sutherland’s acting talents and understands that changes need to be made to evolve the series and keep it fresh.
- When asked what he thought of his replacement in the role, he commented that “It’s a loss for the fans, but I’m sure Kiefer will do a good job.”
Although it is clear that Hayter is disappointed, he ultimately shows a professional understanding of the issues at hand. Although fans will miss his portrayal of the character, Hayter has made it clear that he supports Sutherland in the role and wishes nothing but the best for the franchise.