Welcome to episode 37 of the Voice Acting Mastery podcast with yours truly, Crispin Freeman!
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In the last episode, I shared some helpful tips on playing villains in voice acting. I outlined 3 misconceptions about villains and then gave 3 guidelines for how to play them effectively. For this episode, I thought I would use the same format to show how to approach playing heroes in voice acting.
I’ve played a number of heroes in animation and video games, including the noble and sincere Superman in the Justice League: Heroes video game, the cocky and self-assured Iron Man in Marvel Ultimate Alliance 2 and even the brooding and distant Red Arrow in the animated series, Young Justice. So what does it take to play heroes well? Let’s find out!
There are 3 common misconceptions about Heroes:
I go into great detail on each of these topics. I hope you enjoy the second half of the hero/villain equation!
Thanks for listening!