DC has cast The Big Bang Theory‘s Melissa Rauch in the animated movie Batman and Harley Quinn. She will voice the popular supervillain Harley Quinn, who was played by Margot Robbie in Suicide Squad.
According to Empire Online, Rauch, who plays Bernadette in Big Bang, will add her voice to the upcoming animation. She joins Kevin Conroy, who voices Batman, while Loren Lester will return for the role of Nightwing, Criminal Minds actress Paget Brewster voices Poison Ivy.
Rauch revealed her delight to be taking on her “dream role”:
“I love that Harley is a badass and, beyond that, that she uses her humor as another weapon in her arsenal. She knows just how to diffuse a situation with her humor, and how to incite a situation with her sarcasm. It’s a dream role.” she told Empire.
Batman and Harley Quinn gets a Blu-ray, DVD and digital release this summer.