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Headmaster Black's Legacy | Hogwarts Legacy (Simon Pegg Reveal)
- Published on Jan 10, 2023 veröffentlicht
- Join Simon Pegg as he takes us behind the scenes of Hogwarts Legacy and introduces the character he voices, the infamous Headmaster Phineas Nigellus Black. Better known as the least popular headmaster Hogwarts ever had!
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This is so awesome Simon pegg is an absolute legend and it seems like he genuinely enjoys the Harry Potter universe.
money is a helluva motivator, my friend.
So true man!
I think he's probably reading a script
Honestly could not give a shit less whether they get some famous person to act in a game. 9 times out of 10, this just means they spent a boatload of money they didn't need to and rushed the product (kevin spacey, keanu reeves)
Absolutely love Simon Peggy I’m glad he’s the voice actor
I hope you like hearing the voice that you'll be paying for instead of all of the gameplay they could have made with the money they spent on it...
@No No lol what
@No No that’s not how budgeting works for a huge development like this. The game development department would have its own budget based on what they want to create and how much they want to spend in that area. Simultaneously the VA department would also have its own decisions around budget and talent. The WB board would oversee the total budget and make sure things don’t go over but they don’t say “we need to spend 250k on Simon Pegg so take that from the gameplay guys, I’m sure they don’t need it”
@No No epic take on this. You are right, instead of hiring amazing voice actors to make the world feel more real they should have just added some more dungeons to level up
I always love how passionate Simon Pegg is about the franchises he takes a part in. The guy is such a geek; that's utmost relatable and I adore it ☺️
Now we just need Simon to peform as an older Phineus Black in any possible future Wizarding World films whether it's Fantastic Beasts or other possible entries lol.
@Cloo Viewer agrees we protecc mode on
@Cloo Viewer Wasn’t Fantastic Beasts canceled at the end of the year?
Shame he participated in the destruction of Star Trek then.. isnt it? What a real fan he is lol
I’ve bought the game 2 days after the release date and been playing for 60 hours. I chuckled a lot especially during the Polyjuice potion mission, Pegg’s so funny 😂
Just when you think this Game can’t get any more Awesome!!!😎
Maybe Nick Frost in there too we never know 😁
@Morsmalleo As Hagrid hahah
@Christian Villar Hagrid aint in the game lad
@LySprite i know, it was just a wish
“Has anyone seen my ivory handled hand mirror?” has the same feel as “Have you ever been to the cloud district?” And I love it
LOL those were my thoughts exactly!
Do you get to the cloud district often? Oh what am I saying of course you don't
"I haven't of late, sir, but have you checked your arse?"
@Molly McDade Sounds like something Ron would whisper to Harry
@Popcorn Honestly, Book Harry is so Sassy, I wouldn't be surprised if he'd say it to his face. Remember that whole "sir" debacle in HBP?
When he's not fighting zombies, he's fighting goblins and keeping the kids safe at hogwarts
Is he though? Sounds like Phineas Black is the kind of character to hide behind the kids as THEY fight the goblins haha!
@Ethren that’s the best way to do it.
A man of the people
And watching the Enterprise
As well as partnering with Ethan Hunt.
Simon Pegg sounds amazing as Phineas. I really can't wait to hear more from him in the game. 😄
This cast really just got elevated to a whole new level with one man. If I hadn't already pre-ordered, I'd do it again
You're a sucker if you pre-order any game in this day and age
@hicaro juniorWhat are you talking about. I never said he can't do it. He obviously can do what he wants. He's just a sucker if he preorders it.
You can still support the game and not pre order. Pre ordering is in the end just bad, no matter how good the game looks, or how communicative the devs are :P
The cast may have been elevated but the production value of the game went down drastically...
How are you going to make a good video game with great assets when you're paying ridiculous amounts of money to Hollywood actors for voice acting???
The best part of this is that Pegg isn’t just an actor, he’s a good voice actor. It won’t just be Simon Pegg’s voice on a character model, it’ll be a performance
BRILLIANT just BRILLIANT! Simon Pegg WOW, Hogwarts Legacy continues to surprise us in the best way
It will be interesting to see a headmaster who is notorious for the wrong reasons as a contrast to Dumbledore, who was notorious for the right reasons. We'll have to see which characters support this headmaster and those who oppose him.
Hi Expecto GO!
There’s at least 3 Weasley's in Hogwarts legacy Matilda as deputy head mistress it's the young one that duel 🤺 against us in the 1st showcase or he was in the state of play I don't remember then the older one that's seen with orange hair in the potions 🧪class/ griffindor common room talking to our player
The game grows bigger and bigger after every new announcement!
Game of the Year already and it's only January!
I think that telling us these little "did you know" details shows that these developers really do love Wizarding World. Sure, many of us who read the books and saw the films several times already knew it but this shows us that they love HP as much as we do. Love to see that people who make this game actually give a damn about this awesome world...not like people who make Netflix Witcher series...
I love Simon Peggs ability to seamlessly insert himself into every fandom
They modeled his character to look like Sirius too - this game is going to be amazing!
Most of the men in the Black family passed down similar genetic traits in their appearances! So naturally they all looked somewhat alike! Or had tell-tell features that gave them away. Much like the Weasleys and the Malfoys.
@Phoenix • probably has to do with the incest hahahah
@reigna lupin Pure Blood mania!
Too much hype is never good, but I just can't help, but be hyped about this. I don't care where it all came from, what I care is how the world itself made me feel as a kid and continues to do so now that I'm an adult and this is exactly what I'm looking for in this game. Stoked to see Simon Pegg in it, he too has been part of my childhood growing up with his films, especially Hot Fuzz and Shaun of the Dead and he is a welcome sight in this.
hey, can i talk to you in dms about hogwarts legacy
At this point the graphics could be 2009 as just having Simon pegs voice would be icing on the cake for me this game has done way too much for the lore it's set in stone I just wanna play it can't go wrong with this game its just gonna be a maze of fun to get lost into the lore and aw of it now
There are exceptions. So many people don't know what red flags are for games and they pre-order it.
This one's an exception and it's gonna be stellar. The huge green flag for me was the Twitter outrage. Pre-ordered it as soon as they wanted a boycott
@Yup hahahahah i pre order in november but when i saw the twitter outrage i made 3 more pre orders one to my nephew, one to my brother and i buy a ps5 in walmart and pre order another copy to my wife is a huge fan of harry potter
@Yup i was going to preorder the standard edition but when i saw the Twitter outrage i decided to reconsider, i preordered the deluxe edition
First off, the voice of Phineas Black is awesome. Secondly, it interesting how he is described as a helpful hindrance. Seems like the type of guy that doesn't try to purposely make it difficult for you, he just does his own thing and doesn't care about anyone else. 👍
Phineas Nigellus Black was the least popular headmaster that Hogwarts ever had. He hated his students and the feeling was mutual. Phineas only cared about the prestige that came with the job.
@Lizzie Whitby-Davies and he cancelled quidditch because a pure blood student got hurt.
His voice is great for this game. It actually felt like a character from wizarding world
This game can't get any better !! Simon Pegg is an amazing British actor who fits so well as our headmaster Phineas 👏 LETS GOOO I CANT WAIT 😆
I'm used to watching you on your own channel... 😅
WOW! What a surprise, did not expect this! This is even better! Love Simon, he's very talented and I can't wait
Phineas has been my favourite minor character since I first read the OotP book when I was like 12! I can't describe what this means to me!
Love Simon Pegg any role he plays is a blast.
This game just got cooler and to a whole new level! I'm so happy and surprised they have brought on board such an amazing actor! Well done!
Top tier casting right here! I am so excited!
That's dope, I love Simon Pegg. I'm excited about this game and hope it lives up to expectations!
Omg yes! I love Simon Pegg’s work, and now he’s in game?! Amazing!
I love Simon Pegg. Him being involved in this game only makes me happier
He seems perfect for the role! What an amazing voice he has.
Just one more month to wait💙🦅
Sadly i have to wait april 😢
@Ros_Singwolf_ Oh no😢 I'm sorry
@Ros_Singwolf_ grind for a month or two and cut out some frivolous purchases and you can have it sooner.
@vintageoriginallegit only ps5 and pc is next month, he probably has a ps4 or something else
@Dnite13 yeah I meant grind for a ps5 or series console. I wouldn’t play it on the series S but you can find one for 250$ almost half the price of the ps5 and series x.
This is freaking amazing! This just keeps getting better and better!
I love Professor Black! A pity that he obly plays a minor role in the game. He is so funny! 😂
Simon Pegg is now part of the Wizarding World AND he's voicing Phineas Nigellus? This is getting better and better by the day!
YOOOOO congrats to Simon Pegg for finally getting his dream acting spot! All the well wishes! Looking forward to seeing you at Hogwarts!
This game looks absolutely amazing. Everyone who worked on it should feel proud.
Fortunately, I was aware of Simon Pegg's involvement in this game before I started playing. As soon as I heard the headmaster's voice, I recognized that it was Simon Pegg. His voice acting was phenomenal, and he portrayed the character's indifferent persona so convincingly that it felt like he was truly the most unloved headmaster. I particularly enjoyed the mission where I had the opportunity to interact more with the headmaster's character (without spoiling anything). The quest had me laughing and giggling throughout, and it was a delightful experience. 🤣🤣🤣
As a fan of Simon Pegg's work, I appreciated his remarkable acting and his dedication to his role. It was clear that he put a lot of effort into portraying the character and bringing him to life in the game. His performance gave me another happy moment and made me appreciate his talents even more.
With my age, I kind of just missed the Harry Potter train. Now my daughter is 7, and I think this will be the perfect entry point for her into this world, she was pretty enamored with the trailers I showed her so far
Yay! I CANNOT wait to meet him (along with all the other characters). Simon Pegg seems extremely perfect for the role 🌹✨❤️
Love his voice acting.. the cutscenes are getting me so hyped for the story!!!! FEB 7 can’t come any quicker
I see so much passion Avalanche has put into this game, even getting a perfect actor for a fantastic character that the movies cut, and all I can do is hope and repeat in my head “please be good, please don’t suck”
Yes!! Our headmaster is going to be a Slytherin!!🐍
Finding out that Phineas Black will appear in the game was a proper forehead-slap moment for me. Like, *of course* he’s the headmaster at this time, why didn’t I realise that earlier?
I've read the books so damn often and it took me by surprise, too. I'm really not good with dates and numbers, so this never occured to me before they dropped this trailer.
There is no way Simon Pegg is in this game 😲 Ok, NOW I'm hyped - my life is complete now this legend is in the Harry Potter universe and the Wizarding World!
Omg this is amazing news, I'm so glad Simon Pegg gets to shine in this role!! The voice sounds perfect!
OMG, I could not be happier with Simon Pegg. This is Phenomenal!!!!
I’m so happy they chose this guy to be the headmaster. Really gives the character some gravitas and weight
Thank you for all your hard work on this game. I seriously cannot wait for this game to come out
For almost two years I expeted that he will be Headmaster of Hogwarts in this game, but I really not expected that Simon Pegg will voices him. Now I wonder if Phineas' firstborn son Sirius Black II will also appear as student and probably Slytherin classmate of our protagonist.
I love this team on this game, such a good choice!
What makes me super happy is that the developers are still being loyal to Rowling's material: by which the families established in the Harry Potter story have played an important role throughout the history of Hogwarts and the British Wizarding World at large. It only makes more sense - and makes me so very happy - that a Black family member was once a headmaster of Hogwarts; that's just perfect and amazingly fitting!
I Love that Simon Pegg is in it but the facial expressions…
This just tripled my hype for this game.
Aw man Simon Pegg is in the game? Hell yea... I definitely can't wait to play this next month
That was so wholesome! You deserve the role Simon!
I really enjoy seeing voiceacting behind the scenes, so impressive - i would love to see more like that in the future pls ❤️ I almost can’t wait for the game to release!
Can't wait to dive into this world!
What a huge pick up for this game!! God I can't wait until the 7th...
Amazing news! Love Simon and the fact that finally they are connecting the game with the Harry Potter movies and books. Big thank you to JKR for creating it!
Haha I love how he’s really happy he’s finally apart of the universe
Wow, before, I worried about the interactions with characters and the lack of story quests, but these look amazing. It's like a part of movie! I can't wait for this.
Love you Simon Pegg; you make Hogwarts Legacy even amazing to play.
Phineas lo puso a Harry en su lugar cuando estaba en su quinto año, le dijo que solo era un nenito que se autocompadecia de si mismo. Eso le hizo abrir los ojos a Harry. Además la reacción que tuvo phienas cuando murió Sirius me pareció impactante
Finally! Someone in this comment section who knows the lore around Phineas - Hogwarts' least popular headmaster.
First game I've been super excited for in a looooong time. And now with Simon Pegg?! 😍
I already preordered this, but I just re-preordered it even harder after hearing this news. Much love to Simon from the US, where he has a huge following!
So excited for Phineas Black and Simon Pegg! What a terrific reveal!!
One of the most wholesome people in the celebrity world. Legend.
Omg love this for Simon! He is amazing, can't wait to play game and see his take on Headmaster of Hogwarts!
I can’t wait to get scolded by the headmaster😂, cool to know he was the last Slytherin headmaster.
This is so amazing. Thank you ❤❤❤
This is exactly how I imagined Phineas in the books. Great to see the character properly depicted. And Simon Pegg kills it, as he does with any other role.
Looking forward to this game and Pegg's performance I'm sure will elevate it to another level!
Brilliant!!! 👏 I'm psyched to see the talent voicing these characters.
Can't wait for the release date! This game is everything i ever wanted! I am sure a lot of people share the same feeling.
I absolutely love this!
So excited for this game! Thank you for all the hard work to everyone involved 🙏🏻🧙🏻♂️🪄
What amazing voice acting, and that cutcene was beautiful!
Simon Pegg playing the headmaster at Hogwarts? Man I can not wait to play this game. It's gonna be amazing 🪄🪄
Simon Pegg is just checking off every fandom like a bingo card
How fun it was for him to act as such character : )
Sounds like Simon had fun in the recording booth!
Omg i love him! He is the perfect person for a harry potter role I'm glad that I'll get to play a game with him in it.
I love his ‘r’ pronunciation with his snob face. Simon did a great job.
Hope all the casts come back for DLCs
Love Simon Pegg, If I had not seen this video, I wouldnt have known it was him just by listening, he did a amazing job with this character, you can't even tell at all it's Simon
Didn't knew he would do voice acting, which is quite an exercise in itself, I'm very impressed by Pegg's job and happy he enjoyed it!
Yep, pre-order is happening today! I Love Simon Pegg. The man is amazing, and I think his casting points to the depth of the story. Simon doesn't need the money or the work, and he's certainly not a B rated actor. He's selective in his roles, and he's a writer himself who's made some huge pop culture favorites. He genuinely seems excited to be playing this Black family role. So Excited by this /for us HP gamers!
As if I couldn't get any more hyped for this game, Simon Pegg shows up to hype me up even more!
Cant wait for this game to be released!
I’m looking forward to “not being like Phineas” and really excited to explore your world WB games!
Let’s go! Simon Pegg one of my favorite actors in Hogwarts Legacy 🙌
OMG🔥🔥🔥 Love Simon Pegg he is an absolute genius
What a magnificent choice
Game of the Year here👌
What a legend!!!! Of my days!!!
This just made the game 10x better. Simon pegg is a legend in my eyes and can’t wait to be apart of his class.
Professor Black was actually revealed in the first gameplay showcase. One of the students mentions "Professor Black"
"good eye, Tuck".
OMG Simon Pegg is voice acting in this. Increased intensity hype by 1000% Got it preordered and ready for midnight release. Although wish more CE's were available, I would have loved the book and wand for displaying but I'm not going to pay 150-200 dollars over the MSRP. Congrats on release date being just over 2 weeks away, and super excited. May have to binge the books and do a movie marathon again. XD
I love this character already. Such characters make games interesting and complex. 👍🏻
Now I gotta wonder how deep the devs are going in terms of reactivty... in the books, Snape reacts much different to his fellow Slytherins than he does to anyone else, not just Harry & crew, so it would be pretty damn awesome if Headcase Black would also treat the player differently at least some of the time depending on which house they chose to be sorted into.
I had no idea he was cast but this makes me even more excited for the game!
When you thought you couldn't like the game more... - Simon Pegg just entered the room
Oh my! It just keeps getting better and better. I'm full on buying a PS5 just so i can play this! And the game even comes out on my birthday, what a perfect present. Time to go to Hogwarts!!!!
What perfect timing
Happy early birthday may we all enjoy this game to the fullest.
@willschrueder9107 it also comes on ps4. Hopefully it runs decent unlike cyberpunk.
@Funky Catnip it's delayed on last gen to most likely avoid what happened to cyberpunk
I'm so happy for Simon! I love this man
WoW this is a massive hype builder! Love Simon Pegg, sure he will make a great addition to the game
Gotta say, Simon Pegg is a great choice for voice actor! I also love how they left a strong resemblance to Gary Oldman in Phineas! He looks like Sirius’ relative!
Incredible casting! looking forward to play it even more now!