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Charlie Hunnam employed a dialect coach to assist him “sound English”


Charlie Hunnam has admitted that he needed to rent a dialect coach to assist him “sound English once more” for 2017’s King Arthur: Legend Of The Sword.

The actor performed the lead function in director Man Ritchie’s fantasy action-adventure movie, which additionally starred Djimon Hounsou, Aidan Gillen, Jude Legislation, Eric Bana and Annabelle Wallis.

After sporting an American accent in Sons Of Anarchy throughout seven seasons, Hunnam, who was initially born in Newcastle, defined that there was a clumsy transition when it got here to taking part in the British king.

“That is so embarrassing to say as an Englishman,” Hunnam advised Vainness Truthful. “However I’d been working in America for thus lengthy that after I received King Arthur, I needed to rent a dialect coach to assist me sound English once more, which was kind of an absurd state of affairs to seek out myself in.”

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Charlie Hunnam in ‘King Arthur: Legend of the Sword’ CREDIT: Alamy

Hunnam adopts an Australian accent for his newest function in Apple TV+ sequence Shantaram, which premiered final month.

Talking about his accent for the present to 7 Information Australia, Hunnam stated: “I had an exquisite dialect coach and lots of Australian associates who helped me, however actually I believe I most likely received about 75 per cent of the way in which there.

“I’ve an odd accent myself, it’s half English, half American, and everyone, my complete life, has thought I used to be Australian. I’ve lots of household in Melbourne – I got here to Melbourne the primary time after I was two years previous and spent six weeks there, so I’ve been coming to Australia all my life.”

Primarily based on the novel by Gregory David Roberts, Shantaram follows a financial institution robber from Australia who escapes jail and flees the nation to India. The present is created by Eric Warren Singer and Steve Lightfoot (Hannibal, The Punisher).



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