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lost in translation Lorraine Kelly blasts the proposed addition of subtitles to upcoming film Belfast

The showbiz correspondent for the show also described the proposal as "Hollywood craziness"

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Jamie Dornan (r) plays 'Pa' in the film with Jude Hill (l) who plays 'Buddy'

Jamie Dornan (r) plays 'Pa' in the film with Jude Hill (l) who plays 'Buddy'

Jamie Dornan (r) plays 'Pa' in the film with Jude Hill (l) who plays 'Buddy'

Lorraine Kelly hit out at Hollywood producers in her show this morning after they suggested the new movie Belfast might need subtitles for the wider audience.

She was speaking with showbiz correspondent Ross King on the Lorraine show, who was bringing the latest news from Hollywood, with gossip about the latest film releases and celebrities.

However, it was Lorraine herself who raised the issue surrounding the proposed addition of subtitles to the flick, saying she’d watched the trailer for Belfast and felt annoyed when she heard subtitles were being considered.

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Lorraine pulled no punched when discussing the suggested addition of subtitles to Belfast  (Ian West/PA)

Lorraine pulled no punched when discussing the suggested addition of subtitles to Belfast (Ian West/PA)

Lorraine pulled no punched when discussing the suggested addition of subtitles to Belfast (Ian West/PA)

Referring to the proposed subtitles, she said: “Are Hollywood having issues Ross? I’m not happy about this.”

Ross laughed: “No, absolutely not, you're quite right.

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Kenneth Brannagh (l) and Jude Hill (Buddy) on set

Kenneth Brannagh (l) and Jude Hill (Buddy) on set

Kenneth Brannagh (l) and Jude Hill (Buddy) on set

“Jamie Dornan’s in it, you’ve got Dame Judi Dench along with Sir Kenneth as well.

“I mean, this is the craziness again of Hollywood, does it need subtitles? But, of course, it doesn’t for me not being quarter Irish, so you know I can understand every single word of it.

“Have a little listen to this, we’ll let people think about it, give me your opinion.”

The producers of the Lorraine show then rolled the trailer for a scene out of Belfast.

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After the clip, Lorraine said: “You know what that looks incredible, and obviously you can understand every single word.

“So the Hollywood glitterati need to get a grip is what I say - behave themselves…”

Ross responded jovially, quipping: “We know where they can stick their subtitles, and the good news is there’s already a buzz for it (Belfast), so one gives a hoot [about] Hollywood.”

Belfast, set in Belfast in 1969, follows the story of a young boy, Buddy, in a coming-of-age story written by Kenneth Brannagh, starring Judi Dench, Caitríona Balfe, Ciarán Hinds, Jamie Dornan, Jude Hill and Colin Morgan.

On social media people reacted with confusions surrounding the suggestion of adding subtitles to the film.

One user, Jamie Byron, said: "If you need subtitles to get recognition and Oscars (awards!) then you’re not being true. I hope he refuses subtitles. We all struggled with our accents. Don’t forget where you’re from! Embrace it."

Robert McKibbin, using a well-worn Belfast phrase, wrote: "Your head’s full of sweetie mice if you think this needs subtitles. Perhaps it could win 'Best film in a foreign language’."

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