Tuesday, March 11, 2008

Can you speak in an English Accent?

I just came across this fun photo gallery and article of American Actors, British Accents from the LA Times:

Off with their heads! The British had their knickers in a twist when it was announced that two Americans would be playing the legendary historical characters Mary and Anne Boleyn in “The Other Boleyn Girl.” The pitch-perfect results delivered by Scarlett Johansson and Natalie Portman helped ease any tensions, however. After all, British accents are de rigueur for today’s American actors. Here’s a look at several American actors attempting the King’s English:
Accents are rated with Scones! How cute and clever!


Aj said...

so funny you posted that. Natalie and I talked in an English accent and she thinks it's absolutely hilarious!

Anonymous said...

Yes I can. When I read the characters have accents also!! Do you read in accents??

Lori said...

Awesome, I want a dialect coach so I can have a flawless British accent!