Chloe Moretz reveals that she had to tell a little lie to get her role in Hugo. The 21-year-old actress appeared on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert on Thursday August 2 for the promotion of her new movie The Miseducation of Cameron Post that is recently released.
“I lied to a pretty heavy hitter,” she told Stephen Colbert. “I lied to Martin Scorsese for Hugo. In Hugo, I’m supposed to have a British accent and be British. So, I went in there just ready for it, and I lied.”
“I hadn’t done a British accent before, but I always enjoyed accents, so I played around with it with my brother,” she added. “We always, like, pretended to be British, but I have a solid ear, so I’m OK with faking it.”
“I go into the audition – and I’d done a couple smaller auditions, and the casting director knew I wasn’t British, but she knew that I was willing to lie, and she liked me. She was like, ‘Lie to Marty, and work.’ I was like, ‘OK.’”