God of War director Eric Williams has revealed that Richard Schiff only agreed to play Odin in the game after his son told him to "just say yes" to the role.
One of the biggest things that God of War Ragnarok does in terms of its story is introducing the All-Father, Odin. The 2018 game mentioned him several times throughout the adventure but never went as far as showing him, while Ragnarok places him as one of the most important characters. This importance is carried by Emmy winner Richard Schiff, who is best known for playing Toby Ziegler on The West Wing.
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