During a visit to the set of DC’s Legends of Tomorrow this week, Amy Pemberton — best known to fans as the voice of the Waverider’s onboard computer Gideon — revealed to reporters that her character would be appearing in the
In the episode, she says, most of the cast is “kind of frozen,” and Gideon finds herself interacting primarily with Zari, a character with whom she has kind of a rocky relationship.
“So this whole thing is very much about Zari and her learning her place within the team, and Gideon has manifested herself to help her figure out where she fits in with the team,” Pemberton explained.
Her “beef” with Zari is the latest example of something that has been going on more for Pemberton: getting a chance to develop relationships with members of the show’s expansive cast of characters. Pemberton says that besides Zari, Gideon does not particularly like Mick Rory — something she says is too bad because she gets along well with actor Dominic Purcell.
On the other side of the equation, Gideon usually really likes and respects the ship’s captain — both Rip Hunter, and now Sara Lance, who she says earned Gideon’s respect along the way.
As for Rip? Pemberton says it is not just fans’ imagination that it seems there is some chemistry between the pair.
“We’ve always played that love story from the start; she’s always been in love with [Rip],” Pemberton admitted. “That’s why he on-camera episode was so
As for Sara, Pemberton says she would be open to such a
Sharpe is an agent with the Time Bureau, whose no-nonsense attitude has put her at odds with Sara and whose recent sparring match with the White Canary left some fans feeling like they needed a cigarette.
While she will not physically appear in the upcoming “Crisis on Earth-X” crossover story, Pemberton revealed that the voice of Gideon will interact with some of the non-Legends heroes, most memorably Oliver Queen.
DC’s Legends of Tomorrow airs on Tuesday nights at 9 p.m. ET/PT following new episodes of The Flash.