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Helena Bonham Carter Pushed Into Speech Role

Helena Bonham Carter never agreed to appear in 'The King's Speech'.The 44-year-old actress - who stars opposite Colin Firth in the forthcoming drama - says director Tom Hooper was insistent she accept the role of...

Colin Firth Likes 'Weathered' Looks

Colin Firth likes having a "weathered" face. The British actor - who worked alongside fashion designer Tom Ford on his debut movie 'A Single Man' in 2009 - likes growing old because he thinks he...

The King's Speech Leads London Critics' Circle Nominations

COLIN FIRTH's royal drama THE KING'S SPEECH is continuing to dominate the awards season after scoring a massive seven nominations from the London Critics' Circle.The new movie, which sees the British actor portray stuttering monarch...

Angie Harmon Announces Screen Actors Guild Nominees

ANGIE HARMON, the 38-year-old American actress and star of TNT series 'Rizzoli & Isles', joined ROSARIO DAWSON and JOBETH WILLIAMS in announcing the nominees for the 17th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards on Thursday (16rd...

Bonham Carter: 'Firth Will Win An Oscar'

HELENA BONHAM CARTER is convinced her THE KING'S SPEECH co-star COLIN FIRTH is heading for glory at the upcoming Academy Awards, insisting the actor will be nominated for an Oscar and he "will win".Firth received...

Firth Turns His Back On Political Party

COLIN FIRTH has withdrawn his support for Britain's Liberal Democrat party after they helped push through a controversial rise in U.K. student tuition fees.The Bridget Jones's Diary actor supported the party's leader Nick Clegg throughout...

Colin Firth Had A Stammer After Filming The King's Speech

Colin Firth couldn't stop himself stammering for two months after filming 'The King's Speech'. The British actor had to affect a speech impediment for his role as King George VI in his latest film, and...

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 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...

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