"I kind of wish I could talk like that all the time," Gyllenhaal said. "I remember someone telling me once when I was doing an accent and then I went into my American ‑‑ they sort of said, 'You sound much smarter and kind of better ...' Maybe I could just adopt it. But I did an English accent in a couple of other things before this, and I think it was, like, all right. But this was the first time I really felt it was just in my bones. And actually, ironically, a friend of mine who is an actress had texted me a couple of days before I got this script and said did I have a good dialect coach in London because she was going to make a movie. And I gave her my dialect coach. And then I got this script and thought, 'Oh, [expletive],' you know."
She found another dialect coach.
Read a review of "The Honorable Woman" in Thursday's Weekend Mag of the Post-Gazette.