Phyllis Smith, the voice of Sadness in Pixar’s upcoming, Inside Out, recently say down with Fox News in St. Louis and briefly discussed her experience recording vocal work for the Studio. The video below highlights some of her initial struggles of figuring out how to fall into her new role of voice acting as well recording dialogue with Amy Poehler (voice of Joy). Even in moments where Phyllis is joking with the host, her voice still exudes a sullen undertone – what a perfect fit for the role of Sadness.
I had to laugh when Phyllis said, “I don’t know if this is a good thing but usually they have about 4 or 5 sessions, I’ve had 7 or 8 – so it’s either because I’m really good or I’m really awful“. Additionally, just a few days ago, a user on the Forum spotted that Mindy Kaling posted another look at her character of Disgust as well as a photo with Pete Docter noting that she wrapped her last major recording session.