Putting the accent on Scottish film roles

This week’s Edinburgh Evening News column found me commenting on the new trailer for Guy Pearce’s upcoming sci-fi feature, Lockout, specifically the attempts by two of the actors to affect Scottish accents.

Was I wrong to pick on them? Or are the accents more impenetrable than the prison in space? Judge for yourself:

2 thoughts on “Putting the accent on Scottish film roles

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  1. Is this meant to be a serious movie?

    Really poor plot, central character trying to mix a bit of Green Lantern with Sigourney Weaver and yes the overdone Scottish accent sourced from every town you can think of between Glasgow and Edinburgh.

    Eurgh

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