Paul's participation in the presentation was arranged because the actor is appearing in a feature film inspired by the "Need for Speed" franchise. Paul arrived in style, coming to the stage in a Ford Mustang that's just like the one he drives in the film.
Aaron Paul's synergistic presentation at E3 should inspire other TV stars to dip their toes into the gaming world. Here are some popular actors who should get involved in the industry.
Henry CavillBest known for his work on "The Tudors" and "Man of Steel," Henry Cavill is also a huge "World of Warcraft" player. Cavill actually almost missed the "you've got the part" call from "Man of Steel" director Zack Snyder because he was in the middle of a quest with his "WoW" guild. Cavill is also reportedly a big fan of "Skyrim."
Given his passion for gaming, Cavill would be a great brand ambassador for "Warcraft." He could also angle for a voiceover gig for a hot new next-generation console game. At the very least, maybe he can use his Hollywood cachet to get a decent video game movie greenlit -- maybe even a film inspired by his precious "WoW."
Tricia HelferFamous for her roles on "Burn Notice" and "Battlestar Galactica," model-turned-actress Tricia Helfer is famous for her looks. However, many people don't realize that her voice is equally famous. She's voiced characters in video game franchises like "StarCraft," "Halo," and "Mass Effect."
Given her sex appeal, she'd be a great presenter at E3 the next time a new "Mass Effect" or "StarCraft" is on the horizon. Her amazing body would also make her a great mo-cap model for any future character she voices.
Seth RogenRogen's TV roles include Dirty Randy on "The League" and Young George Bluth on "Arrested Development." Last year, an article on Business Insider revealed that one of Seth Rogen's prized possessions is a PlayChoice 10. This retro cabinet offers a pile of classic games, including "Contra" and "ExciteBike."
Since Rogen loves classic arcade games, it wouldn't be much of a stretch for Rogen to invest in a high-end video game arcade for grownups. Think Dave & Buster's, but classier.
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