Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 finally has a release date, and Activision showed off Task Force 141 alongside the reveal. Familiar faces make their return alongside an all-new character, so here are all of the confirmed MW2 actors so far, as well as which ones they’re playing.
With the release of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 on October 28, 2022, players are preparing to reunite with Task Force 141. Modern Warfare 2019 completely rebooted the franchise, revamping the fan-favorite members of Task Force 141 with technology motion capture.
Call of Duty players are desperate to contact Price, Gaz and the rest of the gang. So, here are all the actors confirmed to appear in Modern Warfare 2 so far.
The main cast of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2
Captain John Price – Barry Sloane
The man who needs no introduction, Captain Price returns in Modern Warfare 2 with Barry Sloane reprising the role.
Originally from Liverpool in England, Sloane appeared in a number of British soap operas before starring in the drama Revenge and Navy Seals Six. Sloane took over the role of Price in the 2019 Modern Warfare reboot, providing a cap and voice for the SAS captain.
Sloane returns in Modern Warfare 2 in 2022, with the iconic captain’s voice opening the main art showcase.
Kyle ‘Gaz’ Garrick – Elliot Knight
Sergeant Kyle Garrick was one of three playable protagonists in Modern Warfare 2019 before it was revealed that his nickname is Gaz – a fan-favorite character from Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare.
Elliot Knight, who has appeared on popular shows such as How to Get Away with Murder and HBO’s Titans, portrayed Gaz in Modern Warfare 2019 and will reprise the role in Modern Warfare 2 in 2022.
Simon ‘Ghost’ Riley – Samuel Roukin
Although Simon ‘Ghost’ Riley won’t appear in Modern Warfare 2019’s campaign, he did arrive in Multiplayer and Warzone as part of the Season 2 Battle Pass.
Ghost has one of Call of Duty’s most iconic outfits thanks to his skeletal hood. Craig Fairbrass and Jeff Leach previously voiced Ghost, but now Samuel Roukin is taking over in Modern Warfare 2.
Roukin is an English actor, writer and DJ who has appeared in Oscar-nominated Happy-Go-Lucky, as well as Marvel’s Agents of Shield.
John ‘Soap’ MacTavish – Neil Ellice
After appearing as the mute protagonist in the original Modern Warfare, John ‘Soap’ MacTavish cemented himself firmly into the Call of Duty Hall of Fame following Kevin McKidd’s performance in Modern Warfare 2 in 2009.
Soap was teased at the end of the Modern Warfare reboot in 2019, then appeared in multiplayer and Warzone as a playable operator. Neil Ellice, who appeared in Loki and the Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn miniseries, voiced the new Soap and returns in Modern Warfare 2 in 2022.
Colonel Alejandro Vargas – Alain Mesa
While everyone else on this list has been seen before, Colonel Alejandro Vargas is brand new to the Modern Warfare franchise. Vargas is part of the Mexican Special Forces and will join Task Force 141 in their mission, whatever that may be.
Vargas will be played by Alain Mesa, who has provided the voice in video games such as The Division, Red Dead Redemption 2 and Forza Horizon 5. We don’t know what role the Mexican special forces agent will play in Modern Warfare 2, but he is set to be a “key member of Task Force 141”.
Kate Laswell – Rya Kihlstedt (unconfirmed)
CIA officer Kate Laswell oversaw Alex’s mission to Urzikstan in Modern Warfare 2019 and has a close working relationship with Captain Price.
As dialogue revealed in the Modern Warfare 2 release date announcement, Laswell has returned to oversee the Task Force 141 mission. sounds almost exactly the same.
Kihlstedt has appeared in Home Alone 3, Deep Impact, and most recently in the Superman and Lois TV series.
Farah Ahmed Karim – Claudia Doumit (rumor)
Alongside Gaz and Alex, Farah Karim was one of the playable protagonists of Modern Warfare 2019. Farah was the commander of the Urzikstani Liberation Force and joined Alex on his mission to find the missing chemical weapons.
Claudia Doumit, who plays Victoria Neuman in The Boys, portrayed Farah and, if leaks occur, will return in Modern Warfare 2.
The Call of Duty: Vanguard Season 3 Reloaded Update appeared to leak the editions of MW2, where players who purchase the Red Team 141 Operator Pack will receive Farah as a playable Operator, but that remains to be seen. if Doumit returned for the sequel.
For more, be sure to check out all of the Vanguard cast, as well as the new “incredible” HUD team in Warzone.
Image Credit: Activision/Barry Sloane via Twitter