Keri Russell & Matthew Rhys for Los Angeles Times.
"you’re supposed to be better than that"
Hugh: I had a producer throw an ashtray at me once.
Matthew: What?! Go into it!
Travis: Were you smoking? [All laughing]
Hugh: It was for a… uh, I’m sure it was never made, but it was going to be about Spartans, a TV thing. I was talking back and forth with the director and the producer jumped in, he was obviously very frustrated. I think he just wanted to cast an American. He was like, “Look, all these American actors are in really good shape and you guys are going to have to be running up and down the beach and things like that in this show and…”
Love and Other Disasters (2006)
Wow, Matthew Rhys is awesome at accents. He nails every single one except the Mexican, which he readily admits he can’t really do.
I wonder if Rhys is musical. I have a theory that most actors who are good at accents have a good ear for music. Something to do with understanding the way sounds fit together, I suppose.