Voice Cast for Shaq Fu
Drew Sherman has worn many hats in the past 9 years since he graduated from Ithaca College's Roy H. Park School of Communications. After college, his goal was to tell great stories. He started working in film as director Brett Ratner’s personal assistant. Standing next to the director’s chair, he understood a valuable lesson, “One person does not tell a great story.” Great stories come from great writing, acting, editing, hair and makeup... great teamwork. Since then, Drew Sherman has teamed up with many great people and told great stories as an actor, voice actor, writer, director, editor, and conceptual copywriter.
Johnny Alicea is an Actor, Stuntman and Model, currently living in New York. Studied acting at HB Studios. Credits on big films such as Iron Man, Get Smart and Crossing Over. Also on hit tv shows such as CSI: NY, The Unit and others. He has played a hired hitman on the ID show True Crime with Aphrodite Jones. Indie films such as Epidemic Z, Sex, Blood & Fairy Tales and Cultural Wars. He has studied different martial art styles like Jujitsu, Tae Kwon Do, Aikido and Muay Thai.
I'm a Charleston, South Carolina native, mostly raised in Virginia Beach, Virginia, who's madly in love with Southern California. I'm also a Navy brat that has served as active duty in the Air Force since February 2010. Playing video games has been a lifetime hobby of mine. I might be one of the few people who liked the original Shaq-Fu in a non-ironic way. That being said, Shaq-Fu: A Legend Reborn looks to be way better than its predecessor! Excited to add my voice to the game! I'm a self-taught drummer, I produce music with FL Studio, and I'm an extra in Godzilla (2014)! Look for me in the opening credits, adjusting my goggles... three seconds of fame!
Born in China and raised in New York City, Yu Lew has been all around the US and making friends from around the world. He has loves being in the spotlight, enjoying life one character at a time. Yu now lives in Brooklyn NY. He continues to study acting with teachers constantly, improving his skills through improv, cold readings, scene study and laughter. He wants to be able to play as the Joker one day.
Brian Oakley is an up and coming actor and producer. To date, he has been involved in over 50 film and music projects. Brian's ever growing resume includes work in films, web series, radio, music videos, music CD's, and voice over work in movies and video games. His most recent film work includes Sharknado 2 and SLC Punk 2.
Phillip O'Riley has been an avid gamer since the 1980's with the Atari 5200 and the N.E.S. His first acting performance was in an Elementary School play at the age of 11 in "Oh, California!". He continued to take acting classes up to college where he took on Improvisational Theatre as well. He obtained an Associate of Arts degree in Film. He received his first film acting role as a featured extra in Anchorman 2. Phillip was in the film The Gambler, his first speaking role in the film Toxic Tutu, and he was in the film I Will Always Love You: The Whitney Houston Story.
Craig Sherman has been in trouble with the law for as far back as he can remember. It all began back in 1994, when he got busted for stealing a pair of Reebok Shaq Sandals. After a stint in juvy, he was a changed man. Since then, he’s dedicated himself to a life of crime. When not on the run from Johnny Law, Craig is a screenwriter who’s written scripts for Fox, Paramount, HBO, and Sony.
Steven W Hunt
Steven works in many aspects of the game developing community, but is primarily a voice actor.
Forrest Forte is a student at Full Sail University, and is currently studying Film. On time wasters, he tends to love making videos for YouTube on his channel, SpexGuy1118; and/or Voice Acting for projects that are available for him at a current status. Forrest has always loved doing voices for people, and has a wide variety or ranges, and some that he can’t wait to learn how to do. If you need an Editor or Voice Actor for hire: Forrest is your guy!
More known for computer graphics than acting, Chris "Coco" O'Connell is a digital artist and former educator with diversified training and experience in fine art, digital animation and Hollywood visual effects. Originally from Western Massachusetts by way of New York, Florida, Hawaii, the Gold Coast of Australia and Southeast Asia, Chris currently lives in Southern California, where he has spent the last few years working on several blockbuster films such as Marvel's The Avengers, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, G.I. Joe: Retaliation and numerous others.
Currently an Out Loud and Proud Calgarian, DJ was bitten by the acting bug young and realized his dream of voice over acting at age 4 after seeing a little green Jedi … named Yoda. He is currently an actor, blogger, drag entertainer and Oh yeah a genuine Sci-fi loving gamer geek! He’s very proud to be part of “ Shaq –Fu A Legend Reborn”. Dj has also worked on “FARGO” for MGM and FX Canada, and most recently was part of the Pilot of “Life undercover“ filmed in Edmonton Alberta. “Chasing your dreams and enjoying what you do is the key to making a great life better. I have been shown you can do both if you learn to never believe anyone who says you can’t." - DJ Rouse
I’m Danny! I'm exited to be working with Big Deez (Shaq is my idol). I’m an avid viewer and researcher of animation and the work and voices behind them. I am a vocal major at Denver School of the Arts. I sing most anything ranging from foreign classical to jazz standards/improvisation. My voice range extends from bass to tenor when necessary, and can throw in some falsetto if needed. Also, I'm fluent in French. I've been looking to work as a voiceover artist for some time now, this being my first viral attempt, and I'm hoping this begins something great!
Omid is currently a UX Researcher at Facebook. He has over 1200 hours played in Dota 2 and can be found at various Magic: the Gathering tournaments nerding it up quite often. From 2005-2009, he was one of the world's best DDR players.
Born and raised in a little place called McAllen in South Texas, Luis Cantu-Cabrera is an aspiring voice actor, film maker, and photographer. He has a particular passion for anything in the Horror genre; writing screenplays for several horror movies and always looking for that adrenaline rush from playing a decent horror game. He's one of those guys who never keeps a constant accent, which can be interesting at times and annoying at others. Just your average guy; a gamer, movie enthusiast, and general funny weirdo.
Math teacher by day, gamer by night with a small background in theater. This is my first ever voiceover gig. I'm stoked.
I'm one of the many voice over artist for Shaw Fu: A Legend Reborn. I've always been a fan of video games and they have been a large part of my life. I'm a programmer, polyglot, and the uncle for a bunch of mini gamers.
Video Gamer, Amateur Music Producer, Creative Mind, Noob Martial Artist. Bruce Lee, Michael Jai White, and Goku are my inspirations.
Carl Washington has done many things in life. Sometimes people paid him for them. Carl has a terrible voice and so he thought he would like to give voice acting a try. An opportunity to do so, presented itself with Shaq Fu: A Legend Reborn, and well … history was made. Carl is a self-described “tragic nerd”. He appears on XBOX Live quite frequently. If you would like to chat or get “owned so hard son” you can add his gamer tag to your list of friends. GT: CARL WASHINGTON. Carl Washington does not believe in happy endings.
I'm a random Canadian from Bradford Ontario, Voice Actor, Youtuber and I like to game and watch anime in my spare time
Curtis "Takahata101" Arnott is one of the co-creators, writers and voice actors of Team Four Star. He is most notable for voicing Nappa, Bardock, Super Kami Guru, Dende and Cell in Dragon Ball Z Abridged. He provides voices for several other online series; like his own Hellsing Ultimate Abridged as Alucard. He voiced Shadow The Hedgehog in ScrewAttack's Death Battle as well as Raptor in the fighting game Lethal League. He also got to provide the voice of Jack Fury in Lego: Ultra Agents and Eiji Tadashi in Exogenesis ~Perils of Rebirth~. Curtis will also be able to announce some upcoming projects!
Scott "SCXCR" Ramage is a musician, video producer and voice-over artist. Moreover, he is a long-time gaming enthusiast and couldn't resist the opportunity to contribute in any way he could to Shaq Fu: A Legend Reborn.
Sam Greszes is a Chicago-based singer, writer, actor, and video gamer who once owned officially licensed Kazaam sneakers. He is unlockable by beating the game on Very Hard difficulty without losing a life. You must then defeat him to unlock him for Arcade and Versus modes*. Currently, Sam writes for the NFL humor blog Kissing Suzy Kolber.
*This cannot be verified by anyone on the Shaq Fu team!
A 27 year old artist from Iceland. Elmar studied voice acting in april and is looking to start studying acting soon. He currently resides in Reykjavik, Iceland.
Allan Duncan has been a die-hard Shaquille O'Neal fan for over 20 years. In 2005 he founded www.ShaqAttaq.net - a fansite dedicated to Shaq. He is a Senior Marketing Director with SOZO Global, a nutritional company with a product line based around the CoffeeBerry. He has no voice-acting experience but his friends and family can't get enough of his spot-on "Gollum" impersonations.
A straight edge punk rock kid, currently working on putting together a small business I've been working on since high school, as well as an aspiring professional wrestler.
Cal Nguyen started in the entertainment industry in the late 1990s, and after a long gap due to a 7 year stint for Uncle Sam. Bitten by the filmmaking bug in 2011, he picked up a camera and started shooting (and acting in, respectively) his newly created indie web TV series, "Day Zero". The show earned over 20 film awards, screened at various events (i.e. Salt Lake Megaplex Theater), and is currently broadcast nationally on over-the-air television on Tuff TV. He also has producer roles on various projects, including the "Mythica: A Quest for Heroes" feature, starring Kevin Sorbo.
Bimo Santoso was born in Indonesia and raised in Jerusalem, Israel. While growing up in the Middle East, despite the conflicts of the world, Bimo found his focus through cartoons, films and video games. He had his first gaming experience playing NES with his brothers and was immediately hooked. Enjoys the spectacle that is basketball after watching Shaq bring down the rim, Shaq Attack! Interests: Flying. Occupation: Freelance Production Sound Mixer
My earliest gaming memory is playing Mario and Duck Hunt on the NES and I haven't stopped since. I was more of a Sega kid than Nintendo growing up, playing a lot of Sonic and Ecco but my favorite systems are the N64 and 3DS. My favorite genres are platformers, beat em ups and fighting games. I never got a chance to play Shaq Fu growing up but I wanted to jump at the chance to be a part of the sequel of the infamous game and be a small part of the gaming history that I love so much.
Edina Celjaj is delighted to make her debut in voice acting! She has previously performed as the Nurse in Romeo and Juliet directed by David Sullivan, June in the play Marisol directed by Obie Award winning John Clancy. Her role in Marisol helped her receive her first acting nomination for the KCATF: Irene Ryan Award. She has also performed as the Cashier in Ponies directed by David Sullivan. She is currently a student finishing her bachelors in theatre and minor in CGI at Lehman College. Edina Celjaj looks forward to this new opportunity to be working with and being a part of the Shaq-Fu video game!
Huge nerd, avid gamer, aspiring YouTuber, and upcoming voiceover artist for Shaq Fu: A Legend Reborn! I’m a fan of everything nerdy from video games, comics, sci-fi, anime, and everything in between. Big supporter of crowd-funding campaigns and as such, here's hoping they don't fu-it up!
Been a gamer in my free time for most of my life! I enjoy console and PC games and I'm looking forward to how Shaq Fu 2 pans out!
I am a 22-year old dude from Finland currently writing a novel I'd want to publish, with plans for more of such in the future. My hobbies are D&D, video games and writing fiction, mostly of the fantasy and science fiction genres. I occasionally go biking or swimming as well.
I'm Dan! I'm a currently studying to be a computer science major and am about halfway through college. Like most of the other actors here, I played the original "Shaq-Fu" when I was younger. I couldn't believe this was supposed to be a serious game, and gave up on it almost instantly. When I saw the sequel/ redemption being planned, I wanted to get involved any way possible. And that's how I got here.
Sean Lee (b. 1990) is a tinkerer in acting, music composing, writing and illustrating. Recently graduated from Fairmont State University with a Bachelor or Arts in Music, he is currently producing his first full-length album.
Shakara Weston is a singer, songwriter and partner in an independent record label (along with some of the other ShaqFu supporters on here). She is an up and coming actress as well. She can't wait to see how many people can actually pick out her voice in this game! Her dream is to one day work with Bruno Mars; and to help pave the way for artist exploitation to be elminated in the entertainment industry. She's smarter than she is cute (and she's pretty damn cute)!
Kirbie Speights (pronounced "spates") often finds herself the most strikingly naturally beautiful person in the zip code! She is a singer, songwriter and aspiring model. She also is part owner of an economic development company "Power In Numbers" and the co-founder and head administrator of a youth athletic and tutoring program "FIT 4 LIFE Development". She looks forward to meeting the "Big Deez" when he DJ's a set at a party at her estate in El Paso, TX after the launch of ShaqFu II.
Bradley lives in Perth, Australia and currently has a 9:18 time on Shaq Fu. His favorite drink is Soda Shaq and his favorite movie is Kazaam. His favorite book is Shaq Attaq! and has read it 32 times this month alone. Bradley spends his time dreaming about Shaq and writing poems about free-throws.
I was a big fan of the original Shaq FU and am glad to be a part of this new modern game. My name is Tristan DuJardin I am from Washington State. I have always wanted to do voice acting and am excited to get started! I am going for my bachelor's in psychology as well as managing my store at the Snohomish Subway. I have a 4 year old daughter and a wonderful wife. In my spare time I work out and play video games. Ryuhado100 is my PS4 gamer tag.
Whether it's in video games, in movies, or with the ladies, Randy Vinneau has signature moves all over the place.
David is the Associate Editor for RETRO Magazine and has been a lifelong gamer since the Commodore 64. He's played the original Shaq Fu and is looking forward to seeing the return of "The Big Aristotle" in gaming!
Jennifer Arbitrario was born and raised in Woodland, California. Jen graduated from the University of California, Davis with a Bachelor of Science in physiology but was drawn to her artistic side after college, especially acting and voice over. She studied under Elaine Clark and other well-known voiceover artists including Bob Bergen (Bugs Bunny) and Kathy Garver (Family Affair) at Voiceone in San Francisco. Jen’s voice and on-screen acting credits include the films Friends and Lovers (2010) and Yosemite (2014).
Ryan J. Gilmer is a freelance artist from Plymouth Minnesota with a background in security and delivery. He has recently written, produced, directed the short films "Hollywood, Extra!!!", "Game Night", and "Now Then" for various festivals. He can be seen in award winning short films "Jive Tales", "The Tale of Cuthbert", and "Dead of Winter". Ryan hasalso taken part in the 2013 Fringe Festival and the Thanksgiving play "The Toys Take over Christmas". For more inf please check out above links for films that Ryan also crew'd on ... with the soon to be released "Idol Wishes", "The Public Domain", and "The Jingle Dress"
Scott began his creative journey in Orange County, California where the former Laker fan and self-proclaimed skateboard rat ripped it up in school yards and empty backyard pools. After failing to make the pro tour, Scott decided to take his talents to The Windy City where he discovered art and the power of the pencil. He continued his creative endeavors in NYC and, after a handful of Summer classes at Cooper Union, quickly determined that it would be impossible to make a living as an artist. Until now....!! In 2014, Scott's creative juices started flowing again as he embarked on a new chapter of his artistic journey...as a voice-over artist!
Elaine Barlow is a writer, blogger, and co-creator of the popular 2BlackGeeks television review and video series.
Louey Winkler lives in Missoula, MT with his wife and child while teaching Video Game History and Game Development at the University of Montana. He currently works as a Graphic Artist and Animator on the YouTube science show, 'SciShow' created by VlogBothers Hank Green.
Alex Soberg is an animation student in Chicago, Illinois. As an avid fan of the original Shaq-fu, he saw the opportunity to make A Legend Reborn mean a lot more to him personally by having his own voice in the game. Not to mention it’s also fun to brag about.
Born in Buffalo, NY, Brent always had a fascination for the theater whether it was on a movie screen or on the stage. Brent played the role of Enoch Snow in his high school's production of "Carousel" and was a part of a few local voice over commercials. He is hoping to do voice over work full time and believes that this is going to be a great first step.
Chasen R. Chandler
Since 2007, Chasen R. Chandler has beta tested various games like Mighty No. 9, Shadowgate (2014), Last Year and Shenmue 3 to name just a few. He has also helped fund video game projects to help get them on their feet like the "Terminator 2: Judgment Day" table for The Pinball Arcade, Playtonic Games' Yooka-Laylee or the documentaries The Power of Glove and Insert Coin: Inside Midway's 90's Revolution. However, it's being immortalized through cameos in games such as Road Redemption, Crossing Souls, Drift Stage, STRAFE, This Is The Police, Power Drive 2000, Friday the 13th: The Game, Pixel Noir and Psychonauts 2 that truly displays his accomplishments. Excited to work on Shaq Fu: A Legend Reborn, this is his first foray into voice acting.
Robert Shane Ellis
A graduate of UCLA, raised in the Pasadena-area of Southern California. Directed, wrote, and starred in the award-winning short film "Sunset Core" (watch it on YouTube). Taught English in Itoigawa, Niigata, Japan for two years. Loves animals, movies, girls, and video games. Was a Deputy Captain in Henry Smith's worldwide Spaceteam tournament. Learned acting from Felix Pire (Twelve Monkeys), Ed Greenberg (American Graffiti, Caveman, and The Second City), and Sandra Massie (American Academy of Dramatic Arts, Los Angeles). You may find him through Facebook, Twitter, Google+, LinkedIn, or by simply searching for his net name: rbeort.
Shane McGuire was born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia. He is an actor and voice-over artist and attends Good Acting Studio in Marietta, Georgia. The oldest of four children, he dreams of one day creating and starring in his own animated series. Shaq Fu: A Legend Reborn is his first entry into voice acting in a video game and he hopes to have a long and successful career in the field.
John Trey Kaler III is from San Antonio, Texas and owns a service company in the Oil industry. His hobbies include: hunting, wine, muscle cars, and hanging out with family.
Robert Pendleton grew up watching 90's cartoons and knew what he wanted to be early in his life. He went on to study 3D animation at De Anza College in Cupertino, CA and then at Cogswell College in Sunnyvale, CA. He is currently a freelance 3D animator and compositor based in the San Francisco Bay Area. He has worked on a variety of animated and live action short films and music videos, one of which was made for the rap artist known as MURS through Studio Kenaz LLC, and was shown at San Diego Comic-Con in 2012. He has also lent his voice talents to some animated shorts and now to this video game, "SHAQ-FU: A Legend Reborn."
I'm 21 years old, and I LOVE video games. Out of the 21 years I've been alive, I've been gaming for about 16 of those 21 years. I stream video games on a weekly basis, and during one of my streams, one of my friends said I have a soothing voice. Every since that day, I figured it was only fitting that I tried to become a voice actor for Shaq-Fu.
Hey there, my name is Jeremy Wolf. I like to do a little bit of everything, voiceover, acting, standup comedy. I'm a jack of all trades, and I love life.
Soon to be 30, this is pretty much Brian Hulsman's ultimate dream. Having always wanted to voice act (and having an irrational love of Shaq), this was a natural step to take. First played Shaq-Fu back in 1994, it took until 2013 to actually beat the mess that was that game. Always a believer in 2nd chances, Brian decided to throw his lot in with Shaq. Contact him on Facebook, loyal fans!
Urian Dang was born on October 16th, 1982 in San Diego, California. He lived on the island of Maui, Hawaii between 1991 and 1996. As a voice artist, Urian has a mild case of Autism.
I'm Eric Scappatura, an aspiring Voice Actor based out of Ontario, Canada. All of my life I have wanted to bring excitement to people's lives through my impersonations and acting.
My goal is to be a recognized Voice Actor and be in multiple animated series and video games in order to make a positive impact on the viewers or gamers' lives. When I was growing up, I had those voices there for me, so the least I could do is pass those feelings on to the next generation.
I like video games.
Name: Wade Grassing - Age: 25 - Height: 6’4 - Blood Type: O Negative
Wade was born and raised in a small town in northern Saskatchewan. Professionally he is an Electronics Engineering Technologist and recreationally he is an avid gamer. Most people would call him strange, and he’s more than ok with that, he loves it. Wade has always wanted to be part of the creation of a video game. The chance to be a voiceover artist in the new Shaq Fu is really a dream come true.
From playing with dolls while babysitting kids, to doing impressions to entertain friends, Mike Sabino, well... hasn't done much of anything in the voice-over industry. Mike plans to one day change that, so look out for his name on future productions.
Relatively handsome (like a 5.7 out of 10) and possessing the minimum modicum of acting talent, frankly, the less that's said about Josh Dunford the better. With but a handful of online projects and industrial videos to his name, Shaq-Fu will be the first video game he has lent his voice to - finally vaulting his career from half-baked fever-dream into full blown superstardom.
Alex is an aspiring voice actor who enjoys working on small projects with his friends, requiring him to act creatively. When he heard about a possible chance to voice act with professionals, he jumped at the opportunity, and has then since worked on improving his voice and style.
Hi, my name is Ceci and I am a comic book artist, writer and voice actor.
Matt was born and raised in Toronto, with a background in photography and video editing. He has always been interested in acting and video games. Now these two interests are coming to life with his first voice acting opportunity in the video game Shaq-Fu: A Legend Reborn.
In my restless dreams, I see him there. He stands upon a mountain of broken GameCube controllers, wielding Star Platinum in one hand, the last that works. He travels to tournaments, challenging foes stronger than he, so he may reach his true form. He often finds himself putting words together, in a flow. Some call him an "MC". But what he truly is has yet to be shown. For he is a disciple of Shaq, teaching the art of Shaq Fu to new generations is his true pride and joy. In my restless dreams... He is there.
Hello my name is Dick Jarvis. I draw cartoons and make funny voices.
Dean J. Jackson II
Better known as Doctor Black, Dean is a black Belt, former martial arts instructor, after school & preschool teacher, fight choreographer, action performer/actor, writer, director, film editor, executive producer of "Slug Street Scrappers 4: Goodbye Goddess" co creator of the "EmeraldLakeGamers" YouTube channel, creator of the "FighterWorksFactory" YouTube channel, and of course, voice actor for Shaq Fu: A Legend Reborn.
A cool, easygoing friendly guy who loves to help friends more than anything. A bit clumsy at times; however, Ron always comes through in the end, fulfilling any task. Artist, actor, comedian, and co creator of the "EmeraldLakeGamers" youtube channel.
Alvin Cartuyvels is a game designer, graphic artist, competitive fighting game player/fan, and, most importantly, a VoiceOver enthusiast/aficionado based out of Chicago, IL.
Gareth "Ruinmage" Schaaf
Gareth Schaaf is a Voice Actor from southern Alberta. He began his vocal career back in grade school with choir, and continued with it through high school. He gained an interest in voice acting in high school and has been pursuing it ever since.
Weston is currently an undergraduate at the University of Denver in Denver, Colorado. He plans to major in General Business and minor in Film Production.
With a voice that has been described by himself as "unique, captivating... none like any ever heard before.", Weston wants to explore his side hobby in voice acting.