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The “RECTIFY” Cast on Perfecting the Southern Accent

The “RECTIFY” Cast on Perfecting the Southern Accent

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…

Buckle Up, Bible Belt! Welcome To The Gay South

Buckle Up, Bible Belt! Welcome To The Gay South

Thought you knew everything there was to know about the South? Well, it’s not all cotillion parties and gratuitous displays of your Second Amendment rights, though both are pretty fabulous in their own right. The Nashville cast of GIRLS WHO LIKE BOYS WHO LIKE BOYS is about to show us a kinder, gentler (OK, sometimes bitchier) side to living out and proud in the South.