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How My Life as a Zucchini Recreated Its Script With Its Child Actors

If you want it in French, this featurette will make you appreciate the young voice actors and the care the team took to make sure the voices felt genuine and real.

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[VIDEO] TMS Interviews Erica Luttrell, Who Voices the Heroine of Dishonored 2

Voice actor Erica Luttrell voices Emily's part in Dishonored 2, and she sat down with us for a long chat about Emily's situation in the game.

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Mark Hamill and Kevin Conroy Teased Fans About Which Batman Storylines They’d Like to Voice Next

As long as they're better than The Killing Joke ...

The Killing Joke movie adaptation was, by all accounts, not very good. Those who would've liked to see Batgirl treated better got a botched attempt that really ran the opposite direction, and those who would've wanted a simple, 100% faithful recreation didn't get what they wanted, either. That's not the fault of Mark Hamill and Kevin Conroy, though, and there's still plenty of fan desire for them to reprise their roles in future projects.

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Interview: Game of Thrones‘ Art Parkinson Talks About Giving Kubo His Voice

With LAIKA'S Kubo and the Two Strings finally being released this weekend, we've got our final bit of Kubo coverage for you after our review and our interview with director, Travis Knight. I was very excited to be able to sit down with the young man responsible for not only bringing the character of Kubo to life, but for doing so much with very little dialogue as Rickon Stark on Game of Thrones. No, I didn't ask him why he didn't zig-zag.

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Feminism Around the World: Korean Voiceover Actress Fired For Wearing a Feminist Shirt

Korean voiceover actress, Jayeon Kim, does work for the PC game company, Nexon. Or, rather, she used to. The company fired her, as did PC game companies Naddic Games and A.storm, because of this "controversial" photo.

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Exclusive Clip: Hear Hayley Atwell Slay as Antigone for Audible’s The Oedipus Plays

"No woman's going to govern me. No! Not while I'm still alive." - Creon, hatin'

Before she was Agent Peggy Carter, Hayley Atwell was also an accomplished stage actress with years of rigorous classical training. Now, she's bringing that experience to bear in the role of Antigone in Audible's new original drama The Oedipus Plays.

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Video Game Voice Actors Report Vocal Cord Damage, Call for OSHA Industry Investigation

A letter from David White, the Screen Actors Guild's national executive director, says video game voice acting is "unsafe," and "vocally stressful."

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[VIDEO] Interview: Courtenay Taylor Talks Her Favorite Roles and Following Her Passions

Courtenay Taylor is one versatile actress. She's lent her voice acting talents to Halo 5, Fallout 4, Mad Max, Resident Evil, and, of course, Jack from Mass Effect 3—but voice acting wasn't her original plan. In this interview with The Mary Sue contributor Ashley Barry, Taylor explains how harsh criticism of her voice during a theater audition eventually lead to her discovering voice acting, a career she hadn't even known existed beforehand.

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Erik Bauersfeld, Voice of Admiral Ackbar, Passes Away at 93

Radio dramatist and voice actor Erik Bauersfeld, known by Star Wars fans for the iconic voices of Admiral Ackbar and Jabba's right-hand Twi'lek Bib Fortuna, has passed away at 93.

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The Mary Sue Interview: The Ladies of Geek & Sundry’s Critical Role Explain How D&D Changed Their Lives

Every Thursday at 7 pm PST, a group of, in their own words, "nerdy-ass" voice-actors get together to play their Dungeons & Dragons campaign live as part of Geek & Sundry's hit series, Critical Role.

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Kevin Smith Was a Stormtrooper in The Force Awakens

Is there anyone who wasn't at this point?

I feel like everyone in Hollywood must have been a stormtrooper in The Force Awakens. Or done some kind of voice. Or been in it somehow, because seriously new names keep coming out all the time! In today's Surprise Force Awakens cameo news, Kevin Smith was apparently one of the lucky people who got to voice a stormtrooper.

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Star Wars Fans Pay Touching Tribute to Jason Wingreen, Who Voiced Boba Fett

Jason Wingreen, the actor behind the voice of Boba Fett, passed away on Christmas at the age of 95. While he was also famous for roles in All in the Family and The Twilight Zone, fans took to social media to pay tribute to the late actor for his role as the Mandalorian bounty hunter who was responsible for delivering Han Solo to Jabba the Hutt.

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Interview: Inside Out’s Phyllis Smith Explains Why Sadness is Clearly the Best Emotion

If you loved the film Inside Out, there's a good chance that you loved it because of one emotion in particular - Sadness. I had the amazing opportunity to chat on the phone with Phyllis Smith, who voiced Sadness, in an exclusive interview for The Mary Sue! And let me tell you, she sounds almost exactly like Sadness over the phone. It was all I could do not to jump through the phone to give her a big hug!

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Interview: Inside Out’s Kaitlyn Dias on What Makes Riley so Awesome

16-year-old Kaitlyn Dias has a couple of years on Riley, the character she voices in the Disney/Pixar hit Inside Out, and she had a great time going back to her youth (well, her earlier youth) to mine the depths of her memories and, with her performance, successfully navigate the depths of middle school life and emotions.

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Destiny Is Retconning Peter Dinklage’s Notorious Voice Acting Performance

Got voiceover troubles? Hire Nolan North, I guess.

Peter Dinklage's notorious voiceover work as Ghost, the little robot that guides the protagonist of Destiny, has been mocked so much that the game's development team has decided to recast him retroactively. Nolan North, who has voiced so many characters over the course of his career that it's a wonder his larynx hasn't gone on strike, has been tapped to voice the robot in Dinklage's stead.

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[UPDATED] Voice Behind Flanders, Smithers, Mr. Burns, and Principal Skinner Leaves The Simpsons After 26 Seasons

Please trap door yourself out.

After 26 years, Simpsons actor Harry Shearer, the voice behind iconic characters like Mr. Burns, Ned Flanders, Principal Skinner, Otto, and Smithers has announced via Twitter that he will not be returning to the show.

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The Mary Sue Interview: Greg Weisman on His YA Adventure Kickstarter, Rain of the Ghosts

Greg Weisman is probably best known for his television work, producing amazing animated shows like Gargoyles, Spectacular Spider-Man, Young Justice and Star Wars Rebels. In the last couple years, Weisman has released two YA adventure/paranormal novels: Rain of the Ghosts and Spirits of Ash and Foam. Both books are about Rain Cacique, a thirteen year old girl living in the Caribbean who has the ability to see ghosts.

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The Mary Sue Exclusive Reveal: Firefly Online’s Female Player Character’s Voice Actor Is…

Some Big Damn Heroes coming your way!

Yesterday the folks behind Firefly Online, a multi-user strategic roleplaying game set in the universe of Joss Whedon's universe, announced Wil Wheaton as the voice actor for the male player character. Today, The Mary Sue has the honor of revealing his counterpart - Courtenay Taylor!

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Space Ghost Actor and Sesame Street Announcer Gary Owens Has Passed Away at 80

According to Variety, famed voice actor, disc jockey, and writer Gary Owens passed away yesterday at his home in L.A. at the age of 80.

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Christine Cavanaugh, Voice of Babe, Chuckie, and Dexter, Has Passed Away at 51

Christine Cavanaugh, known for her role as Goslyn Duck from Dark Wing Duck, Chuckie on Rugrats, Oblina on Ahhhhh Real Monsters, Babe in the 1995 film, Dexter in Dexter's Laboratory, as well as live-action roles on Cheers, Empty Nest, Wings, and The X-Files, passed away December 22nd in Los Angeles.

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