Nicola Peltz Cut Brooklyn Beckham Role From Her Directorial Debut Over His Dodgy Accent
Nicola Peltz also revealed that her husband is still mad at her for cutting him out of her directorial debut, Lola James.
Nicola Peltz cut her husband Brooklyn Beckham's speaking role from her film after he struggled to disguise his British accent.
In an interview The Sunday Times magazine, Style, the Transformers: Age of Extinction actor said she wrote and directed an indie drama, Lola James, but had to cut her husband out because she wasn't happy with his performance.
"I directed a film last year that I wrote when I was 23," said Peltz, whose other acting credts include the Marvel series Inhumans and the Psycho prequel, Bates Motel. "And Brooklyn is still mad at me, but he was like, 'Can I be in your movie?' And I was like 'Oh my gosh, I would be honoured, but we have to disguise you'.
"Obviously he's covered in tattoos and he's British. So he did a few parts in the background, which if you pay attention, you can find ... but in one scene he's like 'Can I put the mike on, I wanna say a line?"
Peltz revealed she couldn't stop laughing when she heard his attempt to disguise his accent and she ended up having to ditch his big moment from the movie.
She went on: "I started laughing so hard. He had the most British accent ever. I ended up cutting him out! He sat there, in the editing room, he was like 'Did you really just cut me out while I'm sitting here?' I was like, 'Yes I love you so much!'"
Lola James is set in 2002 and follows a young girl trying to save up enough money to get her and her brother out of a toxic family home. Peltz plays the lead role opposite Virginia Madsen. Filming took place in California in spring 2021. — BANG SHOWBIZ
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