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Old 06-05-2017, 08:01 AM
 
Location: Akron, OH
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It seems like that there are a lot of foreigners starring in American TV shows and movies now. I'm talking about major movies and tv shows. Foreigners from London, Australia, both black and white actors. Has anyone else noticed this trend?
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Old 06-05-2017, 08:53 AM
 
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Saw all three Hemsworth bros in movies in one day, did you?
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Old 06-05-2017, 10:03 AM
 
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So?
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Old 06-05-2017, 11:44 AM
 
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Sure, but I wouldn't call it a new trend at all.
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Old 06-05-2017, 01:37 PM
 
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I just really noticed it. A lot of the larger films like Star Wars, Wonder Women, have foreign actors
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Old 06-05-2017, 02:51 PM
 
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I just really noticed it. A lot of the larger films like Star Wars, Wonder Women, have foreign actors
So did the original.

Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977) - IMDb
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Old 06-05-2017, 03:21 PM
 
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I just really noticed it. A lot of the larger films like Star Wars, Wonder Women, have foreign actors
Okay? Just an observation, or is there a problem with it?
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Old 06-05-2017, 04:06 PM
 
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Yeah, the majority of the original cast was from the UK.
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Old 06-05-2017, 04:11 PM
 
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They are cheaper to hire? Also, haven't you noticed that aliens always speak with British accent? It's some sort of fixation on British accent I'd be more curious about, than where actors came from. Aliens - BA, scientists - BA, villains - BA, intelligence - BA. So on. Sort of "superiority" accent.
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Old 06-05-2017, 04:21 PM
 
Location: Maine
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They are cheaper to hire? Also, haven't you noticed that aliens always speak with British accent? It's some sort of fixation on British accent I'd be more curious about, than where actors came from. Aliens - BA, scientists - BA, villains - BA, intelligence - BA. So on. Sort of "superiority" accent.
Shakespeare casts a very long shadow.
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