Troy Baker: I didn’t voice Rhys in Borderlands 3 because Gearbox “wouldn’t go union”

September 30, 2019
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Troy Baker has said he didn’t voice Rhys Strongfork in Borderlands 3 because Gearbox “wouldn’t go union”.

Speaking to VG247, the voice actor said he wanted to reprise his role as Rhys, the boss of the Atlas Corporation from Telltale’s much-loved Tales from the Borderlands series, but he was prevented from doing so because of Gearbox’s position on the Screen Actors Guild ‐ American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (SAG-AFTRA), the union representing voice actors in the US.

Baker’s explanation of events contradicts the explanation of events suggested by Gearbox chief Randy Pitchford, who tweeted in April to say Baker “turned it down”.

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