View Poll Results: Skeletor's Voice (not Keldor's): "Deeper-Pitch" Vs. "Higher-Pitch"?

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    24 34.29%
  • Higher-pitch (Classic Filmation/MYP)

    34 48.57%
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Thread: Skeletor's Voice (not Keldor's): "Deeper-Pitch" Vs. "Higher-Pitch"

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    Skeletor's Voice (not Keldor's): "Deeper-Pitch" Vs. "Higher-Pitch"

    In the new He-Man film, should Skeletor (not Keldor) have his classic "higher-pitched" Filmation/MYP-like voice?
    ...Or should he have the more typical monster/villain "deeper-pitched" voice?

    I'd say Skeletor should definitely have a ****er-pitched voice in the new film!
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    I went with deeper. He should sound imposing and dangerous, not humorous and/or irritating.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Darth Latveria View Post
    I went with deeper. He should sound imposing and dangerous, not humorous and/or irritating.
    That's cool. But, I honestly think he could pull off all four of those characteristics, even with the higher-pitched voice, something more like MYP's comes to mind. Guess we'll have to wait and see (or hear rather.)
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    let it be filmation

    I went with higher. Skeletor's voice from the origional Filmation cartoons has got to be one of the greatest ever. It would be nice if in the new movie, skeletor's voice was similar (or the same if possible, Like Optimus Prime in the Transformers movies) Heck I would love to see as many former voice actors as possible used. But hey, thats just my opinion!
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    So long as it's threatening I'm fine. MYP did a good job IMO with giving him a nasally sound like the filmation but with a good air of menace, conversely I LOVE langella's Skeletor portrayal as well.
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    No offense to anybody who's ever done Skeletor's voice, but I've never heard one that comes close to how I imagine it sounding. For me it would have this very unearthly quality that sends chills down the spine. I imagine it being deep and raspy and menacing. It should sound like it is coming from a tomb.

    I think the move Ghost Rider came pretty close actually.

    Alan Oppenheimer's voice was great for "funny villain Skeletor". And don't get me wrong, I think he could probably *do* the voice I am imagining, having heard his Batttle Cat and Man-At-Arms, especially with some technological assistance. But the voice he gave Skeletor just doesn't sound like what I always imagined him sounding like.

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    Absolutely higher pitch!

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    Higher-Pitch like the original.
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    I'm going with higher pitch.

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    Well.. I think Dolph Lungren should play Skeletor in custume and/or voice.

    ..(he's a bit low. Baratone/Bass, like me )

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    i think he should just speak like a real person.

    the high pitched thing works in the context of the cartoon. although, in 200x, keldor did not look at all like he would have a high pitched voice. frank langella set the precedence for how skeletor's voice can be done in a normal way. with a bit of cadence maybe, but not full blown high pitched or nasally. i don't think the actor should go that route, it would be unnecessarily silly.
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    voted dont care because much like langella i just want the actor to use their own voice. let it sound like how the actor chooses to portray it. our opionions are irrelevant about voice.

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