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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...

Colin Firth Film Wins Toronto Award

Colin Firth's 'The King's Speech' has won the People's Choice Award at the Toronto Film Festival.The movie - which sees Firth play Britain's King George VI alongside Geoffrey Rush as speech therapist Lional Logue and...

Colin Firth Speaks For People

Colin Firth is bringing Britain's "extraordinary" history to life on stage. The 'King's Speech' actor is to narrate a stage performance and documentary called 'The People Speak' - featuring a number of stars, including Sir...

Firth Tops Britain's Most Attractive Poll

COLIN FIRTH has beaten his ST TRINIAN'S co-star RUPERT EVERETT to be named Britain's most attractive man.The Bridget Jones actor came top in a poll of 1,500 women by Wizard Jeans to find the hottest...

Best Looking Man Colin Firth

Colin Firth has been named Britain's best looking man.The 'Pride and Prejudice' actor topped a poll of 1,500 women ahead of actors Rupert Everett and Clive Owen, comic Russell Brand and James Bond star Daniel...

Black Swan Set For London Film Festival

Darren Aronofsky's 'Black Swan' is among the movies set to be shown at the London Film Festival.The thriller - which stars Natalie Portman as a troubled ballet dancer - will be joined by films including...

Fiennes, Firth, Oldman And Fassbender Team Up For Spy Thriller

Actors RALPH FIENNES, COLIN FIRTH, GARY OLDMAN and MICHAEL FASSBENDER are teaming up to bring author JOHN LE CARRE's 1974 espionage thriller TINKER, TAILOR, SOLDIER, SPY to the big screen.The four stars have signed on...

'Nasty Joker' Colin Firth

Colin Firth is a "nasty piece of work".The actor's 'Dorian Gray' co-star Ben Barnes insists the British star is nothing like his polite image as he was such a joker on the set of the...

Gary Oldman For Movie Remake

Gary Oldman is in talks to star in a film version of 'Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy'. The British actor would play George Smiley - previously played by Sir Alec Guinness in the 1979 TV series...

Colin Firth Perfect For Fair Lady

Colin Firth would be "brilliant" in the 'My Fair Lady' remake. The movie's writer Emma Thompson claims the Oscar-nominated star would be great in the remake of the 1964 Audrey Hepburn classic but admits the...

Tom Ford's Womenswear Plans

Tom Ford is planning to launch a range of womenswear.The designer has reportedly started recruiting accessories specialists and is putting together a design team for a return to the ladies clothing market, his first foray...

Colin Firth Unsure Of Future

Colin Firth is unsure his Oscar nomination will lead to more work. The 'Single Man' star, who lost out on the Best Actor prize to 'Crazy Heart' leading man Jeff Bridges, is grateful for the...

Kathryn Bigelow Makes Oscar History

Kathryn Bigelow became the first woman to win the Best Director award at last night's Oscars (07.03.10).The film-maker beat ex-husband James Cameron's 3-D epic 'Avatar' to claim the prestigious honour for Iraq war movie 'The...

Oscars Fascinating Fact:

Designer/director TOM FORD designed COLIN FIRTH's one-of-a-kind Oscars tuxedo and stitched the label 'for Colin Firth' inside his jacket. Firth was Oscar nominated for his role in Ford's directorial debut A Single Man.

Amanda Seyfried's Comedy Colin Tattoo

Amanda Seyfried has a tattoo of the word 'Minge' on her foot.The American actress decided to get the etching - which is a British slang term for vagina - after her 'Mamma Mia!' co-star Colin...

The Things They Say 15574

"Acting isn't a sport. And one of the things that can be disturbing about it is if it starts to feel like that. There are people we'd rather be collaborating with than in competition with."...

Matthew Goode's Single Man Surprise

Matthew Goode was surprised at how well 'A Single Man' turned out. The actor, who plays the deceased partner of Colin Firth's character Professor George Falconer, admits he often has low expectations when seeing a...

Firth Credits Repair Man With Bafta Win

COLIN FIRTH has credited a repair man with landing him his first BAFTA Award - because he was preparing to turn down his role in A SINGLE MAN until he was interrupted by a worker...

Naomi Campbell's Elle Honour

Naomi Campbell was given the Outstanding Contribution award at last night's (22.02.10) Elle Style Awards.The 39-year-old supermodel - who was wearing a dress by the late Alexander McQueen - was given the honour in recognition...

Hurt Locker -- Does It Now Have A Lock On The Oscar?

The Hurt Locker ahead in the Oscar race Sunday night as the film captured the best film trophy at Britain's BAFTA awards. It also took the best director award for Kathryn Bigelow. Indeed, the low-budget...

Colin Firth's Bafta Win

Colin Firth was named Best Actor at last night's (21.02.10) BAFTA Awards.The 49-year-old star won the prestigious honour for his role as a gay academic in Tom Ford's 'A Single Man', which was the fashion...

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