Articles Tagged 'The King's Speech'

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Brit Binge Watching: Five Helena Bonham Carter Films You Can View Online

Helena Bonham Carter takes on yet another demanding role, portraying the London-born iconic actress Elizabeth Taylor in the upcoming made-for-TV film Burton and Taylor. The biopic depicts the tail end of Taylor’s relationship with ex-husband Richard Burton (Dominic West), who she married twice and twice-divorced. We’re looking forward to viewing the film on BBC AMERICA, premiering on Wednesday, […]


Colin Firth to Star in Woody Allen Film

In more casting news, Colin Firth (The King’s Speech) and Emma Stone (The Amazing Spider-Man) are both confirmed to star in Woody Allen’s next project, reports The Hollywood Reporter. The comedy is untitled and there are few details available at the moment but the film is to take place in the South of France, with […]

Genius, Composite, FINAL

Colin Firth + Michael Fassbender = ‘Genius’

Colin Firth (The King’s Speech) and Michael Fassbender (Shame) are shopping around their film Genius with The Weinsten Company in the UK being the first buyer, reports The Hollywod Reporter. The film is based on the National Book Award-winning biography Max Perkins: Editor of Genius revolving around the relationship between literary phenom Thomas Wolfe (Fassbender) and famed […]


Looking Backward: British Period Drama – the 21st Century Edition

This post is brought to you by Focus Features’ bold new vision of the epic story of love, Anna Karenina, starring Keira Knightley and Jude Law and directed by Joe Wright (Atonement, Pride & Prejudice). In select theatres starting November 16th. The audience for British – and especially British-produced – period drama appears to be […]

Colin Firth’s Wife Wants Less Tinker Tailor, More Bridget Jones

Livia Firth, eco-campaigner, fashion star, and wife of that actor guy Colin (you know the one), can’t get enough of romantic comedies, they’re like oxygen to her. And despite her husband’s impressive resume of mighty thespianisms, including The King’s Speech, Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy and the first Nanny McPhee film, it seems there’s one franchise […]

‘The King’s Speech’ Broadway Bound in Fall 2012

Ok, our day is officially made! Showbiz 411 reveals that David Seidler‘s award-winning script for The King’s Speech is being prepped for the New York City stage. Apparently, auditions are already underway with casting director Gabrielle Dawes, whose West End credits include Macbeth, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Three Days of Rain and Treasure […]

The Kings Speech And Harry Potter: Award Magnets

Last night, London’s Wembley Arena was host to the National Movie Awards, an event which seeks to reward outstanding achievement in the fields of cinematic art. You could probably have guessed that from the title, right? Naturally, as it’s a British awards ceremony, the Brits did rather well, but what’s interesting is that most of […]

Colin Firth Grappling with ‘King’s Speech’ Stutter

Colin Firth‘s Oscar-winning interpretation of a stammering King George VI in The King’s Speech was beyond brilliant. However, Firth is apparently dealing with some lingering effects of his character’s speech impediment. According to The Daily Telegraph, the 50-year-old English actor began stuttering during a recent interview. “You can probably hear even from this interview, there […]

‘The King’s Speech’ Hits DVD – We’re Giving Away Three Copies!

Only 10 days until Prince William and Kate Middleton walk down the aisle, and today (April 19) marks the DVD and Blu-ray release of The King’s Speech, which depicts the quite inspiring story of William’s great-grandfather, King George VI. To celebrate the occasion, Anglophenia is giving free copies of the Oscar-winning film to three very […]

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