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KITT's Voice

Post by KRisBack » Wed Mar 26, 2008 10:15 pm

Check this out.

http://www.nbc.com/Knight_Rider/KITT/

This is not Val Kilmer's voice. If this is Arnett then maybe Val was a better alternative.

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Re: KITT's Voice

Post by tamatt27 » Thu Mar 27, 2008 8:48 pm

I agree....that voice isn't fitting at all.
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Re: KITT's Voice

Post by Sue » Sat Apr 12, 2008 2:17 am

I haven't heard anyone complain about Val Kilmer, I think he was a good choice, I'm glad the other guy fell though.
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Re: KITT's Voice

Post by Lost Knight » Sat Apr 12, 2008 7:41 pm

The sound of Val Kilmer's voice is much better and suiting. However, the personality/performance is what falls flat. In all fairness, he was a last-minute addition to the cast and the new K.I.T.T. is supposed to have an infantile personality. However, if Will Arnett's voice sounded more K.A.R.R.-like, a better, more human-like approach could have been better than simply having a voice that sounded like classic K.I.T.T. but no human characteristics.
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Re: KITT's Voice

Post by Sue » Sun Apr 13, 2008 10:44 pm

It’s true, it’s a little flat in the movie, but I think that is more because of what lines he has. I think he comes across better in the four part Ford commercial. What do you think?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eqemKcXUGfA
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Re: KITT's Voice

Post by goldbug » Thu Apr 17, 2008 12:16 pm

Sue wrote:It’s true, it’s a little flat in the movie, but I think that is more because of what lines he has. I think he comes across better in the four part Ford commercial. What do you think?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eqemKcXUGfA

Agreed. Even with VK's even tone, you can read everything from menace to jealousy in his voice. If he does the voice like that in the movie I think it'd be great. I suspect those commercials were filmed after the movie and when he had already done the VO for the movie. He would have been at a greater comfort level at that point, perhaps explaining why he injects more personality into the voice in those commercials.
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