Mary Poppins Returns: How Dick Van Dyke fixed THAT ‘atrocious’ accent in sequel

The iconic actor, 93, has often been ridiculed for his ropey accent in the 1964 film, as he played Bert the chimneysweep. Now, he’s back – as Mr Dawes Jr. And in a new interview, he’s joked about having coaching in order to perfect his (non-Cockney) accent for his brief cameo, and how the jokes […]

Scrapping episodes, Emma Stone’s hatred of her elf role, and Jonah Hill’s questionable Icelandic accent: Cary Joji Fukunaga takes us inside the making of his Netflix series ‘Maniac’

Michele K. Short/Netflix “Maniac” director Cary Joji Fukunaga told Business Insider about the challenges of making his trippy new show for Netflix. He also explained why Emma Stone hated playing the elf character, and why he and Stone almost went to Netflix to see if the screening giant would not release all the show’s episodes […]

Countryfile star Ben Fogle reveals he was DROPPED due to his posh accent in shock claim

Countryfile has become an institution on the BBC since it first aired nearly 30 years ago, and has added various different presenters to its roster over the years. Yet despite a total of eight years being a part of the programme, English broadcaster Ben, 44, was finally let go because of his background. Around the […]

Come Home: Christopher Eccleston's accent in gripping BBC drama DIVIDES viewers

Christopher Eccleston, who plays Northern Irish mechanic Greg in the brand new three-part BBC series, Come Home, made quite the impression on viewers. Despite a gripping introduction, which saw Christopher’s character rescue his friend Brenna (played by Kerri Quin) from her abusive husband, viewers couldn’t get past one thing – his voice. Those watching at […]

Superhero Bits: Vibranium Pie, Bucky’s New Arm, Black Panther’s Accent & More

Why is Josh Gad continuing to tease fans about being cast as The Penguin? What does director Francis Lawrence regret about his Constantine movie? Want to make some vibranium pie? Why did Amandla Stenberg turn down a Black Panther role? What did Marlo Wayans recently have to say about nearly being cast as Robin in […]

2018 Hyundai Accent in Depth: The Economy Car for Adults

– Entry-level cars often offer only entry-level features, but the Hyundai Accent brings many upscale, desirable items down into the subcompact segment—albeit as optional extras. A 7.0-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto is available, for example, as is automated emergency braking. The Accent also comes wrapped in a grown-up exterior that […]

Senior officials say Trump often puts on an Indian accent and imitates Prime Minister Modi

Susan Walsh/AP According to a new report, President Donald Trump is known to imitate Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi by putting on an Indian accent. But a comment about the US strategy in Afghanistan that Modi made last year stood out to Trump, and indicated to him that the world sees the US as being mired […]