Tag Archives: Americans Playing Brits

Maggie Gyllenhaal Gets Her British On in UK TV Role

We recently did a post on British actors portraying Americans. Well, it goes both ways.

Streep, Hathaway Face Scrutiny over On-screen British Accents

Meryl Streep may be the acknowledged Queen of Accents, but even she could come in for criticism when she starts mouthing off as former three-term British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher in The Iron Lady, a biopic opening December 16. ...

Anne Hathaway’s British Accent in ‘One Day’: Did She Get It Right?

Anne Hathaway has had the challenging task of doing a Yorkshire accent in the new British romantic drama One Day out next week (August 19) — and not everyone is happy with the results.