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Justice League X RWBY's Cyborg actor Tru Valentino talks the legacy of voice acting

Tru Valentino chats voice acting and his favorite voice performances

Still animated image of Cyborg
Image credit: DC Studios

There's a new Justice League animated film, but it's got a bit of a twist. This time, the Justice League is teaming up, not with other superhero teams from the DC Universe, but with a superhero team from Remnant-- the RWBY team, to be specific. Yes, it's time for the Justice League X RWBY crossover movie.

Before the premiere of Justice League X RWBY: Superheroes and Huntsmen Part One, Popverse had a chance to chat with Cyborg voice actor Tru Valentino about what it was like to play a superhero.

Promotional photo of Tru Valentino in the Rookie
Image credit: ABC

"It was cool. I dont think I have ever played a superhero. Kind of, but to play a popular superhero, it was [my] first time doing that, and it's cool to think that years from now, hopefully, there's kids that watch this movie and they really like Cyborg's character, and I am that person that they will think of when they think of this movie. Because growing up, surprisingly enough, I was very into paying attention to different voice actors. .. so to give that same kind of thing to kids moving forward, would be pretty cool."

As for Valentino's favorite voice performers and performances, Valentino mentioned Charlie Adler (Tiny Toon Adventures, Smurfs, Rocko's Modern Life), who later directed Valentino on the Hulu show Madagascar: A Little Wild, and Johnny Young Bosch for his performance of Nero in the game Devil May Cry 4, "I thought that was fantastic."

Watch Tru Valentino's Cyborg in Justice League X RWBY: Superheroes and Huntsmen Part One starting April 25, 2023.

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Tiffany Babb is Popverse's deputy editor and resident Sondheim enthusiast. Tiffany likes stories that understand genre conventions (whether they play into them or against them), and she cries very easily at the movies— but rarely at the moments that are meant to be tearjerkers.