Fans of the MMORPG DC Universe will be happy to know that today Sony Online Entertainment announced that two of their best-known vocal talents will be voicing two of their most popular characters.
Mark Hamill (Star Wars), who voiced The Joker for both the early ’90s Batman: The Animated Series as well as the hit game Batman: Arkham Asylum, will be returning as The Clown Prince of Crime; and Kevin Conroy, voice of Batman himself, also in The Animated Series and Arkham Asylum, will again lend his talents as the Caped Crusader.
In addition to Hamill and Conroy, a number of other well-known voice talents fill out the cast, among them Adam Baldwin (Firefly, The X-Files, Angel) will be providing the voice of Superman while Gina Torres, star of the ABC series Huge and previously the voice of DC favorites Vixen and Superwoman, will be playing the Amazon Wonder Woman.
James Marsters, known for his role as Spike in Buffy the Vampire Slayer and as Brainiac on the series Smallville, joins the cast as Superman’s arch-nemesis Lex Luthor; and fans of the HBO series True Blood and In Treatment, as well as the Sci-Fi network’s Battlestar Galactica, where she played Admiral Helena Cain, will recognize Michelle Forbes as the voice of Circe, Wonder Woman’s sorceress arch-rival.
DC Universe Online is a MMORPG where players take on the role of superhero or villain and given the chance to fight alongside or against the characters of the DC Universe. The game is scheduled to ship November 2, 2010 for both the PC and the PLAYSTATION® 3 Computer Entertainment System.