Nomination reaction: Jeremy Renner

Best supporting actor, 'The Town'

Tackling a Beantown accent in “The Town” was daunting for Jeremy Renner, who earned a supporting actor nom for his labor.

He’d never even been to Boston. “I was so fearful of doing the accent and then (director) Ben (Affleck) said ‘No dialogue coach,’ but once I began into the role it kind of came naturally,” Renner said. The Boston setting “helped as well because Charlestown (neighborhood) is so much a character in the movie itself and thematically it shows we are products of our enviroment. My nomination is a victory for all us in a way.”

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