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The BTTF Blog article on Einstein indicates that the dog in the first film (Tiger) was replaced by a second dog (Freddie) for the second two installments. In Back to the Future, Einstein was portrayed by a dog named Tiger, trained by animal trainer Richard Calkins. Twenty-eight dog years later, when Parts II and III of the trilogy were being filmed, ...
He was a quirky casting choice, pure and simple. Best known for his eccentric attitude and long-standing TV show (The Sky at Night) Moore was also a jobbing TV presenter who'd been on a number of other shows in the recent past, suggesting that he was touting himself around as a "presenter for hire". In this interview with Eurogamer (entitled Gamesmaster, ...
Harvey was white in the comics:
They're both technically true, as each adaptation has its own official canon. The canon with Billy Dee Williams as Harvey Dent continues on from the first two Tim Burton films, with Tommy Lee Jones taking over the role as Two-Face in Batman Forever. Billy Dee Williams was initially intended to portray Harvey Dent post-mutilation, but the role was given to ...
In terms of English speaking nations that are likely to have, per-capita, a larger than normal number of talented actors, Great Britain has an immense theater history that still thrives today. Combine that with the fact that the US has a giant media industry hungry for talent, it's only natural to see a lot of British talent over here.
The simple answer is that the production wants the best actor for the job, regardless of their native accent and actors want the best paychecks, so they audition (and get) jobs in Hollywood. Also, because the American film industry is the leading film industry in the world (though others produce more films), it is appropriate for non-American talent to have ...
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