Harley Quinn, aka Dr. Harley Quinn, is about to tell the world her story
Spotify, in partnership with DC and Warner Bros., announced that the audio series “Harley Quinn and The Joker: Sound Mind,” starring Christina Ricci and Billy Magnussen as the respective Gotham City villains, will premiere with all episodes available to audiences on January 31. Will, 2023.
The seven-episode series, written and directed by Eli Horowitz (“Homecoming”), is the second project in the DC Universe to be released under Spotify’s multi-year deal with DC and Warner Bros. Renewed for a second season. (Listen to the audio trailer for “Harley Quinn and the Joker: Sound Mind” below)
Starring Ricky (“Yellowjackets,” “Wednesday,” “The Matrix Resurrection”) and Billy Magnussen (“No Time to Die,” “Made for Love”), the series tells a new origin story from Harley Quinn’s own perspective. Justin Hartley (“This Is Us”) co-stars as Bruce Wayne/Batman.
When we meet Dr. Harleen Quinzel in “Harley Quinn and the Joker,” she’s fresh out of grad school, a new psychologist at Arkham Asylum determined to help the patients her colleagues write off. But her father is ill, and needs an expensive, life-saving operation she can’t afford. Pushed to her breaking point, Harlin is tired of playing by the rules. So when she meets “Patient Jay”, a magnetic prisoner who is able to control everyone but her, Harleen makes a fateful decision: to get what she wants from her relationship with the Joker, leads them both down a dangerous path that changes them. Do , Bruce Wayne — and Gotham City — forever.
The show stars Amy Sedaris (“The Mandalorian,” “At Home with Amy Sedaris”) as Harleen’s Aunt Rose; Andre Rayo (“Empire,” “The Spectacular Now”) as Arnold Wesker aka The Ventriloquist; Stephen Root (“Barry,” “King of the Hill”) as Harleen’s boss, Grunfeld; Fred Melamed (“Barry,” “Wandavision”) as Harleen’s colleague Bob; Mary Holland (“Senior Year”) as Margaret Pye aka Magpie; and Elias Kotius (“Goliath,” “Chicago PD”) as Nicky Quinzel, Harleen’s father.
Listen to the trailer: