Emily Blunt is British to the core, London-born, a veteran of the West End stage and many a BBC production.
In spite of break-out work in her native accent in films such as The Devil Wears Prada, Blunt is finding her greatest fame on the big screen in playing Americans.
In Charlie Wilson’s War, The Jane Austen Book Club and the new film Sunshine Cleaning, Blunt leaves her Britishness at home and becomes as American as the best of them.
“If you’re in America a lot, it’s easy to get into playing American,” she says. “All of it, the sounds, the energies – all very different. [Read more…]