When you go bad in Total Recall, your accent changes from American to English. Are British people more evil?
It's mandatory for British actors to play a villain in an American movie; that's the law. Other than that, the fact she flips into her English accent adds a sinister, "Oh my God, you've been lying this whole time." -- Kate Beckinsale
Além dessa exceção, parece que eles estavam apenas seguindo o habitual roteiro de Hollywood.