Andrea Romano has labored on a formidable array of animated reveals, from “Ben 10” to “Animaniacs,” and from “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” to “Spongebob Squarepants.” However her work on Bruce Timm’s animated reveals is probably her most important, if just for how a lot she helped form the ultimate merchandise.
For the twenty fifth anniversary of “Superman: The Animated Collection,” DC regarded again on the present that reinvented the Man of Metal for the ’90s, gathering voice actors Tim Daly (Superman), Dana Delany (Lois Lane), and Clancy Brown (Lex Luthor) to replicate on the present’s affect. Alongside the solid, Romano was on-hand to supply her insights — she praised the voice actors for his or her willingness to “put themselves on the road the best way they do for each audition,” and recalled how she would inform the solid that she “wouldn’t let voices exit sounding dangerous. I would not permit them to be embarrassed by the work we had been doing.”
Romano, who has voiced minor characters in varied reveals herself over time, is clearly a champion of voice actors and has actual respect for the work she oversees. That led to a supportive and enjoyable recording atmosphere, notably on “Superman: TAS.” As Romano recalled: “There was such comradery within the recording studio, that the status acquired out. Brokers heard from their actors, who stated, ‘I heard that it is actually enjoyable to be on a Superman episode, would you please submit me?’ All of it labored out so very properly that method. We ended up with a bunch of fabulous actors who had fun, and that is at all times enjoyable.”
So essential to the success of the present was Romano, that the voice actors “all agreed that [she] was the lynchpin that held the whole lot collectively.”