DC’s Harley Quinn is Getting A New Animated Series

Harley Quinn is getting an original animated series all for herself. This could be the result of Harley’s tremendously increasing popularity ever since Margot Robbie’s portrayal of the character. Margot’s role in the 2018 movie Suicide Squad was well-appraised by the critics and the audience as well. She will be reprising her role in the upcoming Birds of Prey.

DC's Harley Quinn is Getting A New Animated Series

Harley Quinn is undoubtedly the most popular character for DC at the moment, although the character made her debut back in 1992 on another animated series Batman. Quinn is getting the fame of a lifetime as she got her first solo comic book too, where she is coping to gain cosmic powers for herself.

The animated series for Harley Quinn was announced back in 2017. After that, fans were treated with a teaser trailer in the start of the year. However, we received a full trailer for the upcoming series  at the 2019 San Diego Comic-Con 2019.. The details regarding the show are yet to be disclosed; however, there are still little pieces of information known about the forthcoming R-Rated series.

The show will be releasing in the Falls of 2019, as announced by Harley’s voice actor Kaley Cuoco. She posted an Instagram post regarding the announcement. The post contained her poster for the series, where she is seen bathed in blood and wielding a baseball bat. The blood on Harley’s arms spelled Fall 2019. After studying the DC Universe’s release schedule, it is evident that fall means mid-October to the studio. The exact date for the release is still unknown. The first season of the series will not be broadcast until early 2020.

You will be able to stream the show on DC Universe and eventually HBO Max too. Status regarding its international distribution is still unknown though.

Voice Actors

The voice actors for the show are:

  • Kaley Cuoco from The Big Bang Theory will voice Harley Quinn
  • Alan Tudyk will voice Joker and also Clayface
  • Sanaa Lathan will be voicing Catwoman
  • Lake Bell will voice Poison Ivy
  • Rahul Kohli will voice Scarecrow
  • James Wolk will voice Superman
  • Vanessa Marshall will voice Wonder Woman
  • Sy Borgman will be voiced by Jason Alexander
  • Doctor Psycho is voiced by Tony Hale
  • Ron Fuches will voice King Shark
  • Diedrich Bader will return as his familiar voice for Batman

The Plot

The story will be showcasing Harley’s adventures after she starts around the Legion of Doom. Quinn will not be following Joker who was once adored by her. However, Joker will still be a part of the series. The trailer reconfirmed this which showed Harley beating Joker to his core. Harley’s origin tale was also showcased in the trailer.

Catwoman and Poison Ivy will be playing a crucial role in the show as well. Harley is friends with Catwoman in the comics while being in a long-distance relationship with Poison Ivy. There is some intimacy shown between Harley and Ivy in the trailer, so the fans can expect the couple from comics to get together on the small screen as well.

Batman will also play a crucial role in the show. Batman has an interesting relationship with Harley as she helps him out in the comics quite a few times. With being opposite pole side of the law, the duo still has a buddy-cop relationship among them.

Whatever the show may include, the trailer showcased plenty of swearing and violence which suits Harley to her core.

Ellen Cooper is a technology enthusiast who loves writing about new advancements and IT threats on a regular basis. Her work focuses on the latest advancements in the realm of technology, social media, and cyber security at norton.com/setup.

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