Although players can't assume the roles of the greatest superheroes and villains that the DC Universe has to offer in "DC Universe Online," the forthcoming video game is providing them with the next best thing: a talented voice cast that includes the venerable Wil Wheaton.
The "Star Trek" and "Big Bang Theory" star joins the growing voice cast for "DC Universe Online," the upcoming MMORPG from Sony Online Entertainment. Sony announced Wheaton's casting in a press release, alongside other new voice actors including Corey Burton as Brainiac and Dwight Schultz as The Flash. Wheaton will provide the voice of Robin.
Additionally, Arleen Sorkin is once again reprising her role as Harley Quinn, having previously voiced the character in "Batman: The Animated Series" and "Batman: Arkham Asylum," among other projects.
"The addition of these actors to our existing cast reaffirms our commitment to gamers to deliver the most fun and authentic DC Universe experience possible," Sony Online Entertainment executive producer John Blakely said of the casting in a statement. "They're all experienced and talented performers and we're excited for players to hear their work when they encounter them in the game."
Wheaton, Burton, Schultz and Sorkin join a growing cast that includes Kevin Conroy as Batman, Mark Hamill as Joker, Adam Baldwin as Superman, James Marsters as Lex Luthor, Gina Torres as Wonder Woman and Michelle Forbes as Circe. The game is scheduled to ship in early 2011.
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