News | Entertainment
13 Aug 2022 5:37
NZCity News
NZCity CalculatorReturn to NZCity

  • Start Page
  • Personalise
  • Sport
  • Weather
  • Finance
  • Shopping
  • Jobs
  • Horoscopes
  • Lotto Results
  • Photo Gallery
  • Site Gallery
  • TVNow
  • Dating
  • SearchNZ
  • NZSearch
  • Crime.co.nz
  • RugbyLeague
  • Make Home
  • About NZCity
  • Contact NZCity
  • Your Privacy
  • Advertising
  • Login
  • Join for Free

  •   Home > News > Entertainment

    Tessa Thompson spoke in a British accent throughout her first visit to the UK

    The 33-year-old actress - who was born and raised in the US - has admitted to using a British accent when she first arrived in England


    Recalling her first time in the country on 'The Late Late Show with James Corden', she shared: "I learned I was going to do 'Thor' ... I took on this English accent and when I was here, I would pretend to be British to get into the dialect."

    Tessa also embraced some other British traditions.

    She said: "It was my first trip. I saved all my money and stayed in a bed and breakfast, I ate beans on toast - everything - and I queued up for the theatre."

    Meanwhile, Tessa recently revealed that Valkyrie's sexuality was a "big topic of conversation" among the makers of 'Thor: Love and Thunder'.

    The actress has reprised the role of Valkyrie in the Taika Waititi-directed Marvel movie, and she revealed that her character's sexuality was a major point of discussion before and during the shoot.

    Tessa - who is attracted to both men and women, but chooses not to label herself bisexual - shared: "We talked about it a lot, it was big topic of conversation. Because I think rightfully there's this real want in audiences to see characters be very clearly queer or LGBTQIA inside these spaces. And I think it's hugely important to have representation.

    "And also, as humans, I think that we are not defined by our sexuality, and by who we love. And so sometimes I think to hang a narrative completely on that is a way of actually diminishing the humanity of the character. Because you don't allow them to be anything else."

    © 2022 Bang Showbiz, NZCity

     Other Entertainment News
     12 Aug: Dame Olivia Newton-John's husband John Easterling says his late wife was the "most courageous woman"
     12 Aug: Michael K. Williams "never felt more ugly" in the aftermath of his facial scar
     12 Aug: Dionne Warwick says her friend Dame Olivia Newton-John was a "sweetheart"
     12 Aug: Halle Bailey received "words of encouragement" from her grandparents following the racist abuse to her 'The Little Mermaid' casting
     12 Aug: Heather Rae El Moussa shared a sonogram photo of her unborn son
     12 Aug: Millie Bobby Brown felt "powerless" during her "unhealthy" relationship with her ex Hunter Ecimovic
     12 Aug: Steve Martin isn't going to look for any more acting roles
     Top Stories

    RUGBY RUGBY
    All Blacks prop Angus Ta'avao has been dropped for the Springboks re-match in Johannesburg on Sunday morning More...


    BUSINESS BUSINESS
    A glimmer of hope the price of grocery bills may eventually start to ease off More...



     Today's News

    Christchurch:
    A person has serious injuries after being hit by a car in Christchurch 4:29

    Law and Order:
    There'll be an increased Police prescence in Auckland's Clendon Park today after unidentified human remains were discovered on Thursday 4:29

    Environment:
    The Department of Conservation will be checking Rocky Bay at Waiheke island for stranded dolphins again 4:29

    International:
    FIFA to start Men's World Cup early to give host nation Qatar a prime-time kick-off 21:09

    Cricket:
    Devon Conway's encouraged by the Black Caps balance to their top order as they fine tune preparations for the Twenty20 World Cup 18:39

    Law and Order:
    Former police sergeant sentenced to more than seven years' prison for role in storming US Capitol 18:09

    Rugby League:
    A kiwi-tinged Bulldogs side are hoping to bounce back tonight against the Warriors 18:09

    Basketball:
    The Tuatara's remarkable comeback win in the NBL has served as a timely reminder for the Nelson Giants ahead of tonight's second semi final 17:29

    Law and Order:
    Australian academic Sean Turnell detained in Myanmar pleads not guilty in closed court 17:09

    Rugby League:
    Raymond Faitala-Mariner is looking forward to facing up to his old team tonight 16:49


     News Search






    Power Search


    © 2022 New Zealand City Ltd