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Morgan Freeman inhales helium in new trailer


Posted on Monday, 26 May, 2014 | Comment icon 9 comments

What does Morgan Freeman sound like on helium ? Image Credit: YouTube / Science Channel
The legendary actor sounded a little different in a recent promo video for 'Through The Wormhole'.
Star of films such as "The Shawshank Redemption" and the recent "Dark Knight" Batman trilogy, Morgan Freeman's trademark deep voice is one of the most recognizable in modern cinema.

Now in a bid to help promote the latest run of US science documentary series "Through the Wormhole", the Science Channel has decided to turns things on their head by having the 76-year-old inhale some helium from a balloon while introducing a promotional segment for the show.

"In unusual situations," he says, "you don't always get what you expect."


Source: Toronto Sun | Comments (9)


Tags: Morgan Freeman, Helium


Recent comments on this story
Comment icon #1 Posted by libstaK on 26 May, 2014, 13:47
lmao I didn't expect to find that as funny as I did.
Comment icon #2 Posted by highdesert50 on 26 May, 2014, 13:51
The legend, still actively creative at 76. May he continue to inspire.
Comment icon #3 Posted by Peter B on 26 May, 2014, 14:43
Eh...now they need to get him to do that again - after breathing in sulphur hexafluoride (it's much denser than air, so makes voices deeper).
Comment icon #4 Posted by Uncle Sam on 26 May, 2014, 23:28
Morgan Freeman makes everything better when he speaks about science. He grabs my attention and holds it, unlike teachers today. Teachers should have all their vocal cords changed to sound like Morgan Freeman!
Comment icon #5 Posted by Poltergeistnz on 27 May, 2014, 6:25
Meh! Could have been a lot funnier.
Comment icon #6 Posted by Calibeliever on 27 May, 2014, 17:54
Cute.
Comment icon #7 Posted by :PsYKoTiC:BeHAvIoR: on 28 May, 2014, 17:13
I'm not sure why they hid him in shadows. Did someone think we wouldn't indentify his unique voice? LOL!
Comment icon #8 Posted by FizzPuff on 29 May, 2014, 0:45
It was about what I expected. Still pretty funny.
Comment icon #9 Posted by Silent Trinity on 30 May, 2014, 10:39
That actually made me laugh out loud, particularly on his second inhale. He has a great voice under the influence of Helium or not lol, always a great choice for a narrator!


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