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06 Dec 2021

WATCH: Irish actress takes on English accent in Home Alone reboot

Irish comedian Aisling Bea has filled the shoes of Catherine O'Hara as the mother of a boy left home alone in a new Disney Plus reboot. 

O'Hara previously starred in the first and second Home Alone films as Kate McCallister, the mother of a boy left alone in his family house who must fend off notorious burglars. 

Bea's star has been on the rise over the past couple of years, particularly since winning a Bafta Award for Breakthrough Talent for her work on Channel 4 comedy, This Way Up. 

The talented comedian and actress has donned an English accent for the role, with some Twitter users uncertain about whether she's pulled it off. 

The newest reboot will be the sixth Home Alone adventure film, with the latest one released in 2012 to poor reviews. 

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