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Death Stranding: 12 celebrities who participate in the game of Hideo Kojima

Many actors, creators, directors and stars of the world industry have left their mark on Death Stranding. Know the main names of the game

Death Stranding it was released in early November and, truth be told: it was one of the most anticipated titles of 2019. Whether for the quality of its graphics, its obscure and mysterious mythology, all the controversy regarding its development, the popularity of its creator or simply by playing with a multitude of easter eggs, there are few titles that have been released in the last few years capable of such an uproar.

The rewards, in addition to all the visual beauty, are for the owners of a closer look, who can confer special participations of several celebrities from different media. There are actors, presenters, writers, directors, personal friends of Kojima, and many other celebrities who, for a pop culture fan, are a delightful and welcome extra.

With that in mind, we did the heavy lifting and separated all the special stakes in the game. If any reason was missing for you to check out the game of the year, who knows, these news are not just an incentive?

Death Stranding special appearances

Norman Reedus

Norman Reedus the protagonist Sam in Death Stranding Norman Reedus the protagonist Sam in Death Stranding

Many fans were relieved to learn that Norman Reedus maintained his partnership with Hideo Kojima, which began in Silent Hills, in which he would be the protagonist of the new franchise sequence. The project may have been canceled, but Kojima's dream of having a game starring Norman Reedus certainly remained and, in Death Stranding, it not only serves as a model, but also voices Sam Porter Bridges, the protagonist.

The actor best known for his role in the popular zombie apocalypse television series, The Walking Dead, where Daryl Dixon lives.

Mads Mikkelsen

Mads Mikkelsen one of the villains in Death StrandingMads Mikkelsen one of the villains in Death Stranding

Mads Mikkelsen another name that had already been confirmed in Death Stranding before its release and it was new enough to make fans even more anxious. The actor is well known in Hollywood for his ability to play charismatic Death Stranding it couldn't be different.

In the game, he serves as a model for the villain Cliff Unger, serving as a counterpoint to the character of Norman Reedus, Sam. Already on television best known for living Hannibal Lecter in Hannibal, and participate in successful public and critical feature films such as Doctor Strange and The Hunt.

La Seydoux

La Seydoux a popular French actress and lives Fragile in Death StrandingLa Seydoux a popular French actress and lives Fragile in Death Stranding

La Seydoux debuted in theaters at Polmico and also awarded Blue to Warm Color, winner of the Palme d'Or in Cannes. Shocking, dated and sensitive in its own way, the film was fuel enough to boost the actress' career.

Since then she has been collecting entries in films such as 007 – Against Specter, Mission Impossible – Ghost Protocol, The Grand Budapest Hotel, Midnight in Paris and The Lobster. In Death Stranding she serves as a model and also voices the character Fragile.

Margaret Qualley

Margaret Qualley serves as inspiration for the twins Mama and LockneMargaret Qualley serves as inspiration for the twins Mama and Lockne

Margaret Qualley is a young up-and-coming actress who has drawn attention in the industry. Not as popular as other names on this list, she may be familiar to fans by her participation in series like The Leftovers or in Once Upon A Time In Hollywood. In Death Stranding, it serves as a model for the twins Mama and Lockne and it also lends its voice to both characters.

Guillermo Del Toro

Guillermo Del Toro signs partnership with Hideo Kojima after the cancellation of Silent HillsGuillermo Del Toro signs partnership with Hideo Kojima after the cancellation of Silent Hills

Guillermo Del Toro another participation that, when announced, was received with great affection by the fans of Hideo Kojima. That's because the Oscar-winning director was deeply attached to the Japanese designer's latest project, Silent Hills, who can never see the light of day.

Known for works focused on the fantastic and the supernatural, Guillermo Del Toro has always shown a deep admiration for Japanese art and culture, so his long partnership with Hideo Kojima was not necessarily a surprise.

In Death Stranding, Guillermo leaves aside the functions of director, creator and screenwriter and serves as a model for Sam, a ghost that follows Sam on your journey. The director best known for works like Pan's Labyrinth, The Shape of Water and Hellboy.

Junji Ito

Junji Ito one of the main inspirations for Death StrandingJunji Ito one of the main inspirations for Death Stranding

Junji Ito was also another artist who was deeply connected to the idealization of Silent Hills. In the game, it serves as a model for the character Engineer.

With works published all over the world, including Brazil, the Japanese author is known for his dark streak and even darker stories. Many of its main stories have inspired Hideo Kojima in Silent Hills and definitely in Death Stranding there are references. His best-known work Uzumaki, which will soon win a version animated by Toonami scheduled for 2020.

Geoff Keighley

Geoff Keighley host of The Game AwardsGeoff Keighley host of The Game Awards

Geoff Keighley is a face known to game fans. Canadian journalist, best known for being one of the main organizers and also presenter of the The Game Awards, an event that aims to reward the great titles of the year. In the game, it serves as a model Luden Fan, which appears near the Western Distribution Center of Capital Knot City.

Daichi Miura

Daichi Miura is an important and popular Japanese singer and makes a special appearance in Death StrandingDaichi Miura is an important and popular Japanese singer and makes a special appearance in Death Stranding

There is a high probability that you will not know who Daichi Miura is, but this famous Japanese singer / songwriter / dancer has been in business since he was 9 years old. In a solo career, works such as Blizzard and Play. In the game, it serves as a model for the character Musician.

Jordan Vogt-Roberts

Jordan Vogt-Roberts is a Metal Gear fan responsible for adapting the franchise for theatersJordan Vogt-Roberts is a Metal Gear fan responsible for adapting the franchise for theaters

Jordan Vogt-Roberts is one of the biggest and most true fans and creators of pop culture today, known for directing the last film in the King Kong franchise, Kong: Skull Island, and for his love for Metal Gear. In the game, it can be found a little further south from where Junji Ito is.

Edgar Wright

Director Edgar Wright participates in Death StrandingDirector Edgar Wright participates in Death Stranding

Comic book fans must surely know Edgar Wright, as he is the director of the film adaptation of Scott Pilgrim Against the World. Among his works, films such as Baby Driver and the Blood and Ice Cream Trilogy, which consists of Shaun of the Dead, Hot Fuzz and The World?s End. The British director and screenwriter takes part in Death Stranding like a man called Thomas Southerland.

Hirokazu Hamamura

Hirozaku Hanamura is an important figure in the Japanese gaming industry Hirozaku Hanamura is an important figure in the Japanese gaming industry

Another influential person on the Japanese scene, Hirozaku Hanamura is the owner of the publisher and creator of Enterbrain magazine, responsible for a series of Japanese magazines and games. Your character in Death Stranding lives up to its vocation, since the editor and entrepreneur serves as a model for Collector, an old collector of old video games.

Conan O?Brien

Conan O'Brien one of the leading and most popular talk show hosts in the United StatesConan O?Brien one of the leading and most popular talk show hosts in the United States

Conan O?Brien one of the presenters of talk show most famous in the United States, Late Night with Conan O?Brien. He is a true revolutionary in the format and remained at the top until his retirement. Since then, he has acted as a comedian. In addition to Death Stranding, the presenter has already made special appearances in the Saturday Night Live and The Simpsons. In the game, he serves as a model for the character Cosplayer, and be fun to find him in unusual and different clothes.

Was it missing a name you saw in the game? Leave it in the comments! Death Stranding principle is only available for Playstation 4.

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