Waze calls on Arnold Schwarzenegger to provide voice-over content for the crowd sourced navigagtion app

Waze, the crowd sourced navigation and traffic app owned by Google, posted a tweet on Sunday hinting that it would announce a new celebrity voice for the service on Monday. Considering that the hand holding the iPhone in the picture that accompanied the tweet is wearing the California governor's ring, it seems a safe bet to say that Arnold Schwarzenegger has done some voice-overs for the app.

Waze users will hear Arnold giving some turn-by-turn navigation directions and some of his most famous movie lines will be used on the app such as "Hasta la vista, Baby." Surely we will hear Arnold saying "I'll be back," and "It's not a tumor." It took only an hour for the actor and politician to get all of his lines in the can.

Waze is expected to start rolling out the update with Arnold's voice on Monday. It is being released just in time to promote the new Terminator Genisys film which opens on July 1st.

Almost exactly two years ago, Google purchased Waze for $966 million. While some features of Waze have been integrated into Google Maps, the app has been run independently by the Waze team in Israel.

source: @waze via GSMArena

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15 Comments

1. Sidewinder

Posts: 515; Member since: Jan 15, 2015

Hasta la vista baby..

16. mmmanuuu

Posts: 403; Member since: Nov 05, 2013

What if he says, WAIT HERE. I WILL BE BACK !!!!

2. RaKithAPeiRiZ

Posts: 1488; Member since: Dec 29, 2011

Get to the choppaaaaaa!!!

4. Scott93274

Posts: 6040; Member since: Aug 06, 2013

"Come with me if you want to live"...

12. waddup121 unregistered

omg that would be a dream!

3. Scott93274

Posts: 6040; Member since: Aug 06, 2013

This has to be a joke... but every time I look at the calendar, it doesn't show April 1st... what does this mean?!?!

5. Mxyzptlk unregistered

Put that cookie down

6. Scott93274

Posts: 6040; Member since: Aug 06, 2013

... not sure I know what movie that one is from.

8. JesseJames

Posts: 226; Member since: Feb 22, 2015

LMAO, come on now, Kindergarten cop.

15. Scott93274

Posts: 6040; Member since: Aug 06, 2013

Mxyzptlk says differently... Though I would rather watch Kindergarten Cop than Jingle all the Way.

13. Mxyzptlk unregistered

Jingle All the Way

7. Ashoaib

Posts: 3309; Member since: Nov 15, 2013

So we will do Hastalavista baby everyday? Well, thats not bad... I'll be back then

9. KillgoreTroutTime

Posts: 433; Member since: Jan 06, 2014

"Turn right, you idiot!"

10. Trex95

Posts: 2383; Member since: Mar 03, 2013

I'll be back.

11. VZWuser76

Posts: 4974; Member since: Mar 04, 2010

It's not a TUMOR!

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