Jamie Dornan and Emily Blunt’s Wild Mountain Thyme is likely one of the most talked about movies on the web at present – however most likely not for the explanations they have been hoping.
The trailer for the upcoming romcom dropped final evening, and whereas it boasts an all-star solid together with Dornan, Blunt, Christopher Walken and Jon Hamm, many of the consideration is on the Irish accents.
Oh, the accents.
Emily Blunt’s character Rosemary and Jamie Dornan’s lovestruck farmer Anthony have laid on their west of Eire accents extraordinarily thick, resulting in widespread mockery on social media.
Folks have savaged the leprechaun-like accents and Irish stereotypes, in addition to joking that the movie appears prefer it’s set within the Nineteen Twenties – regardless of egg-freezing being a plot level.
Whereas everybody’s efforts have been mocked – bar Jon Hamm, who fortunately speaks in his personal American brogue within the trailer – a particular degree of disbelief has been stored for Dornan, with Irish viewers baffled as to how the actor, who’s from Northern Eire, has tousled the accent a lot.
Whereas the criticism has been heavy, many others cite the accents as a purpose to go see Wild Mountain Thyme – so the trailer may be the film’s saving grace.
And the Embassy of Eire within the US defended the movie, tweeting: ‘To be truthful, Irish accents are exhausting (we battle with them at instances). However in any other case #WildMountainThyme appears nice.
‘And, in Jamie Dornan & Emily Blunt, presents a remarkably practical depiction, visually no less than, of the common Irish man & lady. Really, we’re a wonderful individuals.’
The movie centres on Rosemary (Blunt), who has been in love with Anthony (Dornan), who lives on a neighbouring farm, all her life, however her love curiosity is shy and by no means follows up on his emotions.
Emily and Jamie play two (allegedly) Irish farmers (Image: Lionsgate)
Nevertheless, issues get tough when his father (Walken) considers leaving his farm to an American cousin (Hamm), who falls for Rosemary and invitations her to New York.
Cue loads of rain, outside arguments and a rendition of Wild Mountain Thyme (also referred to as Will You Go, Lassie, Go).
Wild Mountain Thyme is predicated on the Broadway play Exterior Mullingar, which was nominated for finest play on the 2014 Tony Awards and starred Will & Grace actress Debra Messing within the function of Rosemary.
Wild Mountain Thyme is scheduled for launch on December 11, 2020.