Jodie Comer recalls Ben Affleck’s shock at hearing real accent

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“He was like, ‘Whoa, wait a minute?!

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Jodie Comer has recalled the moment her co-star Ben Affleck first heard her Liverpudlian accent.

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The pair appear together in Ridley Scott’s upcoming epic final duel, in which Comer speaks with a French accent as Marguerite de Carrouges, wife of Jean de Carrouges of Comer Matt Damon.

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in his internationally acclaimed show killing eve, Comer primarily speaks with a Russian accent when playing assassin Villanelle.


However, when Comer and Affleck were recently together at the Venice Film Festival promoting the film, Affleck was shocked to hear Comer speak in his original voice.

“I think the first time Ben heard me speaking strongly in his voice, and he was like, ‘Whoa, wait a minute?! Comer said lad bible.

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She continued: “So it was funny, but I think people generally know I’m from Liverpool now… I guess?”

In a recent interview, Damon and Affleck, who also co-wrote the film with screenwriter Nicole Holofcener, announced that final duel To be a feminist film.


“And this movie was really exciting to me mainly because of Marguerite’s character — her extraordinary strength and bravery seemed so obvious when I read the book,” Affleck said.

“It was an incredible woman from history who is the earliest known recorded figure who spoke out against a powerful man who assaulted her. Naturally, it sounded relatable – and incredibly thrilling too, and a story that Could have generated a lot of catharsis and sympathy, and one that I hoped would develop a sense of compassion in the audience and, we hope, the idea that we might see each other differently.”

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