Actor and former California Governator Arnold Schwarzenegger will provide turn-by-turn directions as his titular character from the Terminator franchise for the navigation app Waze. Waze is a popular navigation app which Google bought in June 2013 for a reported $1.03 Billion.
In addition to directions, drivers can expect an “hasta la vista, baby” at the end of each trip, along with some other classic Schwarzenegger phrases. It would be sort of wrong if he didn’t say that.
This isn’t the first time Waze has worked with famous voices: Kevin Hart, promoting Ride Along and Terry Crewes, promoting Brooklyn Nine-Nine, have both worked with the navigation company. The USA Today report also noted Waze has a deal with Paramount Studios, so perhaps we’ll see more celebrity voices coming to the app in the future.
Schwarzenegger only was in the studio for an hour to do his recording, so don’t expect him to be saying the name of your street. Read more…