WTF Is Occurring With Julia Garner’s Accent within the ‘Inventing Anna’ Trailer?

Julia Garner is giving Woman Gaga a run for her cash in relation to weird European accents, as she delivers a really fascinating mod-podge of an accent within the first trailer for Netflix’s new collection from Shonda Rhimes, Inventing Anna.

The Ozark actress performs notorious scammer Anna Delvey, who managed to persuade numerous New York Metropolis socialites that she was an Instagram-famous German heiress, as she conned, lied, and schemed her means into lots of of hundreds of {dollars} from banks, in addition to from the pockets of her so-called pals. However the Russian-born grifter’s home of playing cards folded when she was discovered responsible on grand larceny costs in 2019.

It’s a real story so wild, its villain would solely naturally have an unhinged accent to match, and Garner delivers. She even perhaps knocks Woman Gaga off her throne in relation to kooky European accents, as Gaga was pressured to defend her more-Russian-than-Italian accent when enjoying Patrizia Reggiani in Home of Gucci final yr.

Garner’s accent appears to be far and wide, however she instructed W Journal that it was merely a part of her effort to signify Delvey’s fraudulent international citizen standing.

“Anna’s posing as a German heiress, however really she’s Russian, so first I needed to be taught to talk in English with a correct German accent, and after that be taught a barely Russian accent so as to add beneath,” Garner defined. “Then you’ve the component that she in all probability discovered English from the Brits, as a result of she’s European, however she’d additionally lived in America and beloved to observe Gossip Woman. So, the musicality of her speech was American.”

Garner even went straight to the supply to excellent Delvey’s blended German-Russian accent, recounting to The Hollywood Reporter how she visited the convicted felon in jail.

“It acquired tremendous meta as a result of she’s like, ‘So how are you enjoying me?’ I mentioned, ‘Effectively, you’re very advanced. Your accent’s actually laborious.’ She’s like, ‘Oh my God, how do you sound like me? It’s a must to do it.’ She simply was freaking out.”

The nine-episode restricted collection premieres on Feb. 11 and in addition stars Laverne Cox, Arian Moayed, Anna Chlumsky, and Katie Lowes.