The Rumble voice cast features Geraldine Viswanathan, Will Arnett and Stephen A. Smith. This info article contains minor spoilers for Hamish Grieves 2021 Paramount+ movie. Check out more streaming guides in Vague Visages’ Know the Cast section.
Rumble takes place in the magical world of professional monster wrestling. The storyline follows Winnie Coyle, the daughter of a famous trainer who tries to protect the family legacy in Stoker-von-Avon. She locates the son of a local legend and teaches him to use his dancing skills inside the ring. Here’s every main performer and character in Rumble, an adaptation of Rob Harrell’s 2013 graphic novel.
Rumble Voice Cast: Geraldine Viswanathan as Winnie Coyle
Character Profile: The 18-year-old daughter of a famous trainer who went missing at sea. When a popular monster wrestler takes his talents elsewhere, she must find a replacement within 30 days. Winnie trains the son of monster who disappeared with her father.
Viswanathan’s Resume: Jamali in Emo the Musical (2016), Bonnie Mahesh in Janet King (2017), Kayla in Blockers (2018), Rachel Bhargava in Bad Education (2019), Lucy Gulliver in The Broken Hearts Gallery (2020)
Rumble Voice Cast: Will Arnett as Steve/Rayburn Jr.
Character Profile: The son of a nine-time Big Belt winner. He’s an amateur who gets paid to lose because of debts. Rayburn Jr. changes his name to Steve in order to distance himself from his father’s legacy; he receives criticism for literally dancing in the ring.
Arnett’s Resume: Gob Bluth in Arrested Development (2003-19), BoJack Horseman in BoJack Horseman (2014-20), Batman/Bruce Wayne in The Lego Movie Franchise (2014-), Vernon Fenwick in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows (2016), Chip in Flaked (2016-17)
Rumble Voice Cast: Stephen A. Smith as Marc Remy
Character Profile: A WMW broadcast personality. He has a “Worst Match of the Week” segment and isn’t impressed with Steve’s dancing techniques. Marc implies on-air that he either has problems at home or doesn’t have a life outside of WMW.
Smith’s Resume: A Popular Sports Journalist and the Host of ESPN’s First Take — Also, Allan in I Think I Love My Wife (2007), Brick in General Hospital (2007-), Himself in Almost Christmas (2017)
Rumble Voice Cast: Terry Crews as Tentacular
Character Profile: A WMW monster wrestler who leaves Stoker-von-Avon for Slitherpoole. He’s jealous of the Rayburn legacy. Tentacular tries to destroy a stadium named after Steve’s father.
Crews’ Resume: Julius in Everybody Hates Chris (2005-09), President Camacho in Idiocracy (2006), Hale Caesar in The Expendables (2010), Terry Jeffords in Brooklyn Nine-Nine (2013-21), Sergio in Sorry to Bother You (2018)
Rumble Voice Cast: Jimmy Tatro as Lights Out McGinty
Character Profile: A WSW commentator. He’s impressed by Steve’s blend of Cuban salsa and modern swing. “Mac” clashes with Marc on-air.
Tatro’s Resume: Rooster in 22 Jump Street (2014), Dylan Maxwell in American Vandal (2017-18), Mitch in Fast & Furious Spy Racers (2019-), PJ Palfrey in The Wolf of Snow Hollow (2020), Connor in Home Economics (2021)
Rumble Voice Cast: Tony Shalhoub as Fred
Character Profile: Winnie’s friend, a restaurant owner. He sets up a Steve the Stupendous sign outside Jimbo Coyle Stadium. Fred heckles Tentacular at a stadium event.
Shalhoub’s Resume: Antonio Scarpacci in Wings (1991-97), Fred Kwan in Galaxy Quest (1999), Adrian Monk/Frank DePalma in Monk (2002-09), Splinter in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2014), Abe Weissman in The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (2017-)
Rumble Voice Cast: Tony Danza as Siggy
Character Profile: The protege of Winnie’s father. He upsets locals by managing Tentacular. Siggy is an old school type and doesn’t approve of Steve’s dancing style of wrestling.
Danza’s Resume: Tony Banta in Taxi (1978-83), Tony Micelli in Who’s the Boss? (1984-92), Joe Celano in Family Law (2000-02), Don Sr. in Don Jon (2013), Tony Caruso Sr. in The Good Cop (2018)
The Rumble voice cast also includes Susan Kelechi (Louie, This Is Us), Bridget Everett (Trainwreck, Unbelievable), Fred Melamed (A Serious Man, American Crime Story), Michael Buffer (professional boxing announcer), Ben Schwartz (Parks and Recreation, Sonic the Hedgehog) and Brian Baumgartner (The Office, Four Christmases).
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