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