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Firth Is New Oscar Nominee Favourite After L.a. Critics Win

British actor COLIN FIRTH sparked a fresh Oscars buzz on Sunday (12Dec10) when he was awarded the Best Actor prize by the Los Angeles Film Critics Association for his role in THE KING'S SPEECH.The star...

Colin Firth's Physical Struggle With Role

Colin Firth's latest role was a "physical battle".The 50-year-old actor stars in 'The King's Speech' as King George VI and found playing the stammering monarch made him so tense he suffered from headaches and trapped...

Firth's Speech Still Affected By Movie Stammer

COLIN FIRTH has been struggling to control his speech since playing stammering British monarch King George VI, because the stutter returns every time he thinks about his character.The British actor's turn in The King's Speech...

Firth Pretends To Be Posh

British actor COLIN FIRTH happily plays upper-class roles to keep him in work - but insists his genteel accent is fake.Firth is renowned for playing posh parts after his role as aristocrat Mr Darcy in...

Colin Firth Devoted To Wife

Colin Firth's heart belongs to his wife.The 'King's Speech' actor is flattered when he receives attention from other women but insists he will always be devoted to his Italian wife Livia Giuggioli - the mother...

Firth's Wife Keeps Him Down To Earth

COLIN FIRTH credits his wife LIVIA with keeping him grounded throughout his Hollywood career, insisting his stable home life helps him "remain sane as an actor".The Bridget Jones's Diary star shuns glitzy showbiz parties and...

The King's Speech Storms Bifas

COLIN FIRTH's new movie THE KING'S SPEECH swept the board at the British Independent Film Awards (BIFAs) on Sunday (05Dec10), landing five top trophies at the glitzy event.The picture, which tells the story of British...

The King's Speech Dominates Independent Film Awards

'The King's Speech' was the big winner at last night's (05.12.10) Moet British Independent Film Awards.The Tom Hopper-directed drama about the stuttering British King George VI, starring Colin Firth, Geoffrey Rush and Helena Bonham Carter...

Colin Firth Lost Money On A Single Man

Colin Firth "lost money" making 'A Single Man'. The 50-year-old actor - who was nominated for an Oscar for his portrayal of a professor considering suicide because of the death of his long-term boyfriend -...

Colin Firth Says Being Middle Aged Makes Acting More Interesting

Colin Firth, the 50-year-old British actor and OSCAR nominee, says he is happy being middle aged and feels it makes his roles he plays more interesting. The actor, whose biggest movies include 'Pride and Prejudice',...

Colin Firth Doesn't Think Acting Is An Adult Job

Colin Firth doesn't feel like acting is a "job for grown-ups". The 'King's Speech' star is unsure if he would choose to follow a career in Hollywood if he had made the decision later in...

Colin Firth Happy To Play The Fool

Colin Firth "relished making a fool" out of himself when filming 'Mamma Mia'. The British actor appeared alongside other A-list stars including Pierce Brosnan and Meryl Streep in the romantic musical film - based on...

Movie Reviews The King's Speech

Amid all the hoopla surrounding an abundance of big-budget movies occupying theater marquees this weekend, a small film called The King's Speech , being released only in Los Angeles and New York, is quietly garnering...

Colin Firth's Lucky Film Career

Colin Firth's successful movie career is down to "dumb luck".The 'King's Speech' actor thinks much of his success - and talk of Oscars for his portrayal of Britain's stuttering King George VI - is just...

Firth Battled Sickness On King's Speech Set

COLIN FIRTH struggled through the filming of his new movie THE KING'S SPEECH as he battled ill health on set.The British actor plays stuttering monarch King George VI opposite Helena Bonham Carter in the critically...

Palm Springs Festival Tips Portman And Firth For Oscars

The Oscar buzz surrounding NATALIE PORTMAN and COLIN FIRTH has intensified with news the pair will be awarded the top prizes at the upcoming Palm Springs International Film Festival.The actors have received rave reviews for...

Firth Happy To Let Kids See New Film, Despite Expletive

COLIN FIRTH will have no problems showing his two young children his new film THE KING'S SPEECH - even though his royal character uses the 'F' word in the movie.The actor campaigned for a better...

The King's Speech Leads Bifas

COLIN FIRTH's new movie THE KING'S SPEECH looks set to dominate the 13th annual British Independent Film Awards (BIFAs) after scoring a massive eight nominations.The movie, which tells the story of British monarch George VI...

Colin Firth's 'Appalling' Stage Fright

Colin Firth suffers from "appalling" stage fright.The 'King's Speech' actor - who stars as King George VI, a famous stutterer in the Top Hooper-directed project - reveals the last time he starred in the Donmar...

Firth's Theatre Nightmare

COLIN FIRTH nearly missed a performance in a West End play once after a crippling panic attack ended with him locked outside the venue as the curtain was about to go up.The British actor has...

Firth Nervous About Queen's Reaction To New Movie

British actor COLIN FIRTH felt a huge "responsibility" playing British monarch GEORGE VI in new movie THE KING'S SPEECH - because he was "constantly" worried about the reaction of the late King's daughter, current ruler...

Firth's Royal Rating Lowered

British film classification bosses have lowered the age rating of COLIN FIRTH's new movie THE KING'S SPEECH after reconsidering the strict original decision.Director Tom Hooper was initially left fuming when officials at the British Board...

Colin Firth's Rotten Cabbage Fears

Colin Firth is worried he will get "rotten cabbages" thrown at him. The actor - whose new movie 'The King's Speech' has led to suggestions he may get an Oscar nomination next year - is...

Helena Bonham Carter Loves Royal Roles

Helena Bonham Carter loves playing queens so she can pretend to be a royal. The British actress - who plays the Queen Mother in new movie 'The King's Speech' alongside Colin Firth (King George VI)...

Keira Knightley Fought To Overcome Insecurities

KEIRA KNIGHTLEY, the multi-award winning actress, has admitted to having to fight in order to overcome her insecurities, and has only recently begun to believe in herself. The 25-year-old star of 'Atonement' told the UK's...

Firth To Star In Kercher Murder Movie

Actor COLIN FIRTH has signed up to star in a movie about the 2007 murder of British student Meredith Kercher.The Bridget Jones's Diary star will take on the role of a journalist investigating the case...

Danny Boyle Gets Bfi Fellowship

Danny Boyle is to receive a British Film Institute Fellowship.The Oscar-winning director - whose new movie '127 Hours' closes this year's London Film Festival - has been bestowed with the accolade, previously given to Ridley...

The King's Speech Wins Top Award In Toronto

Putting the Weinstein Bros. back on the Oscar track again, their The King's Speech, directed by Tom Hooper and starring Colin Firth as Britain's World War II King George VI and Geoffrey Rush as his...

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