Jess Harnell Talks About the Return of Animaniacs on Hulu

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The Legendary voice of Wakko Warner, Jess Harnell Talks About the Return of Animaniacs on Hulu, voice acting and Rock N’ Roll.

Jess Harnell is the Rock N’ Roll voice actor that can be heard in a plethora of animated films, shows and video games, but the absolute most legendary character that gets talked about the most is Wakko Warner from the series Animaniacs.

Initially beginning in 1993, the series ran for 99 episodes (100, if you count Wakko’s Wish) and has now been relaunched for 2020 on Hulu with all the original cast members including Tress McNeille, Rob Paulsen and Maurice LaMarche.

Official Synopsis:

They’re back! The Warner brothers, Yakko and Wakko, and the Warner sister Dot, have a great time wreaking havoc and mayhem in the lives of everyone they meet.  After returning to their beloved home, the Warner Bros. water tower, the siblings waste no time in causing chaos and comic confusion as they run loose through the studio, turning the world into their personal playground. Joining Yakko, Wakko and Dot, fan-favorite characters Pinky and the Brain also return to continue their quest for world domination.

We spoke with Harnell about Animaniacs returning, if the new version counts to the original count rate for episodes of the first incarnation and how modern sensibilities still pay tribute to the classic version.

Harnell spoke about how he developed his craft, his recent one year wedding anniversary, Rock N’ Roll music, his band Rock Sugar and really how Animaniacs took well over two years to finally be completed in the version we see today on Hulu.

Animaniacs, the 1993 verion and the 2020 run are both streaming now on Hulu.

Follow Jess Harnell on Twitter @JessHarnell and on Instagram @jessharnell_. Follow Rock Sugar on Twitter @RockSugarBand, Instagram @rocksugarband and Facebook at Rock Sugar Band. Visit Rock Sugars’ official website at www.rocksugar.com and check out their kickstarter via www.saverocksugar.com for new on their latest album.

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