RECTIFY star Sean Bridgers, who plays Trey Willis, talked to us about his favorite RECTIFY scene, his rapport with Aden Young, and his short film “The Birthday Present”–starring his daughter!
This month’s featured shorts include films from Ray McKinnon, Aden Young, Abigal Spencer, Sean Bridgers and Johnny Ray Gill.
Though some of the actors are from the South, the RECTIFY cast hails from all over the globe. Some embraced the challenge of adopting an accent while others just “let their accents loose.” Check out a few approaches below.
Adelaide Clemens (Tawney Talbot): It took a lot of research. With RECTIFY, we really try to steer clear of stereotypes. That’s really not what the show’s about, so I wanted to create a Southern accent that ties into the background of Tawney’s upbringing…. You know, it’s not a Texan accent. She’s from Georgia. I really wanted to pay attention to that and make sure that I was honoring that.
Bruce McKinnon (Ted Talbot Sr.): Over half of our regular cast they have Southern roots…