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Can you audition for Harry Potter without having a British accent?

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2012-01-11 03:58:29

JK Rowling specified that she wanted the casting to be authentic

to the UK which is made up of England, Wales, Scotland and Northern

Ireland. You have to have one of these accents to get a role in the

film.

Rowling has made an exception for those who live in Ireland (the

independent country) with many Irish actors getting roles in the

films. I don't know why she made that one exception for Irish

people to star in the movies. It's probably because there are many

respected Irish actors working in the UK.

Rowling also allowed for French or European actors to appear in

the films as she introduces French and Bulgarian characters in her

book.


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