Fun fact: actor Michael Ironside, who voiced Tom Clancy stealth juggernaut Splinter Cell's main character, super spy murder dad Sam Fisher, nearly quit before the series even got off the ground.
With the release of Splinter Cell: Blacklist today (in at least some parts of the world) I thought it time we look into the horrible fact that Michael Ironside, the man who would not free Willy, is no longer the voice of Sam Fisher.
Well, this didn't take long. No sooner was it revealed that Michael Ironside, the voice of super agent Sam Fisher through five Splinter Cell video games, would not portray Fisher in the Splinter Cell: Blacklist, than an Internet petition shot up demanding Ubisoft reverse that decision.
Splinter Cell aficionados The Fisherists recently emailed Michael Ironside's manager, David Ginsberg, to try and get to the bottom of the rumors about whether the actor will be returning to voice Sam Fischer. Word from Ginsberg is that no decision has yet been made and that Ubisoft is actually still working on the…