Musical adventure The Artful Escape will arrive on September 9, and it’s bringing a truly impressive voice cast, including actors and actresses from Game of Thrones, Kingsman, Scott Pilgrim vs. the World, Predator, and more.
Announced during the Annapurna showcase today, The Artful Escape will launch for Xbox Series X/S, Xbox One, and PC (and will launch into Xbox Game Pass). The game is a psychedelic side-scroller about a teenage guitar prodigy, Francis, who’s looking to craft his stage persona and travels to mystical worlds to do so.
While trailers and gameplay have previously been wordless, we’ve now learned that the game includes a number of high-profile actors and actresses. Francis will be played by Michael Johnston (Teen Wolf), and is joined by Lena Headey (Game of Thrones’ Cersei Lannister), Mark Strong (Kingsman, Kick-Ass, Shazam!), Jason Schwartzmann (Scott Pilgrim vs. the World, Rushmore), Carl Weathers (Predator, Arrested Development), and Caroline Kinley (Love is Blue, Love is Yellow).
Announced as The Artful Escape of Francis Vendetti, we’ve been seeing snippets of the game – developed by Australian studio Beethoven & Dinosaur – since 2017. We’re very happy to see it finally on the way.