Actor and American Sign Language coach Jeremy Lee Stone at the premiere of Sound Of Metal during the 2019 Toronto International Film Festival. Photo: Wireimage
Actor and American Sign Language coach Jeremy Lee Stone at the premiere of Sound Of Metal during the 2019 Toronto International Film Festival. Photo: Wireimage

Amazon movie Sound of Metal’s almost all-deaf cast show hearing loss from the deaf community’s perspective

  • Starring Riz Ahmed as a heavy-metal drummer who loses his hearing, Sound of Metal features a diverse ensemble of characters mostly played by deaf actors
  • American Sign Language coach and deaf actor Jeremy Lee Stone was an integral part in ensuring authenticity, sometimes even taking over from the director

Actor and American Sign Language coach Jeremy Lee Stone at the premiere of Sound Of Metal during the 2019 Toronto International Film Festival. Photo: Wireimage
Actor and American Sign Language coach Jeremy Lee Stone at the premiere of Sound Of Metal during the 2019 Toronto International Film Festival. Photo: Wireimage
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