How the Legend of Harley Quinn Was Born Revealed by Batman Favorite Mark Hamill
Celebrating the birthday of the original Harley Quinn voice actress Ellen Sorkin, Batman: The Animated Series Co-star Mark Hamill talked about how the character was created. In recent years, Harley has become one of DC’s most popular observers, appearing in a large variety of comic books, video games, movies, and television shows. It all began in 1992 with an appearance in the original animated series, in which Quinn debuted as the Joker’s sidekick in the episode, “Joker Fever.”
Initially, Harley Quinn was written in the episode as an innocent rogue, one of the Joker’s many assistants who help him commit his crimes. As Hemill has revealed in a recent tweet, that Harley’s distinctive voice and personality was created when Sorin tapped to voice the character.
“She was just a nominated clown ‘Hench-Wench w / no disabled personality in the script.” Mark hamill it is said. “When Arlen started to read his lines in that unforgettable voice, he was very poignant and heartfelt. I almost fell from my chair! He brought SO to the page and a legend was born.”
DC fans know what happens next. Harley very quickly becomes an extraordinary character Batman: The Animated Series, Is permanently serving as a fixture in the DC universe. Sorkin is still playing the role, Harley will be further developed into other animated shows New batman adventures, static Shock, Superman: The Animated Series, And web series Gotham Girls.
Arlene Sorkin Also reprized the role in several Batman Video games with acclaimed hit titles Batman Arkham Shelter. Soon after, Sorkin retired from voiceover work, but the popular character he helped create would continue to appear in DC content. Legendary voiceover artist Tara Strong will take over the role Arkham Sharan The sequel, using the same specific accent that Sorkin made famous for Harley Quinn.
She was then played by Mia Sara in a birds of prey The television series, Harley, was also brought to the big screen when Margot Robbie played the live-action version of Joker’s main squeeze in 2016 Suicide squad. A big hit with fans, Robbie reprized the role for this year birds of prey James’s Gun will be back in black and red next year Suicide squad Reboot has been released. Robbie is also planning another Harley-led film, which will reunite her with Poison Ivy and Catwoman, so we’ll be seeing more of Robbie’s character’s version in the future.
On the small screen, the sassy observer has also found success with him Harley Quinn Animated series. Now voiced by Kelly Cuoco (Big bang theory), Harley’s voice may be slightly different, but her trademark personality and manner are still there. On the show, Harley is tasked with coming up with a new team of supervisors to take the lead, determined to prove her worth after a breakup with Joker (Alan Tudyk). The first two seasons of the series are currently streaming on HBO Max, and a third season has also been ordered. This news comes from us Mark Hamill on Twitter.
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