Tom, you’ve done some
accent work, haven’t you? Well, yes, some.
Cloud Atlas, you did…? Yeah, William Conacher,
our dialect coach, kept saying, “No, that’s not it.” So, I was trying to play
somebody cockney, and it seemed like every one
of our sessions would go like this – “All right,
start with the dialogue.” “Oh, it’s a bloody waste of time,
this is. “Do you know what I want to do? “I want to smash him
right in the face and… # All I want is a
room somewhere… # So, I’m channelling Audrey Hepburn. In all my dialogue. But you also,
didn’t you teach Mr Hanks Scouse? Well, he tried a little bit. Cos when I’m on the phone to…
He is on the phone all the time! Only in the chair, though!
In make-up! Chair in make-up, “Ow are yer?
Hello, love, I love yer loads!” “I love yer loads!” Love yer loads! His family had a long-standing
holiday that he wanted to be released from work for, and his kids sent the most adorable
video to our director. They were like, “Oh, we hope that
you will release our daddy.” “We know that you have him
for possible rain cover shots, “but if there’s any
way you can let him come “so we can have our
traditional holiday.” Yep. And then the family pet
came through, and your daughter said,
“Oops, I just tread on the cat.” APPLAUSE But then I went on the holiday!
Oh, you went on the holiday! I made certain!