THE KING’S SPEECH Clips
Two new clips from The Weinstein Company’s THE KING’S SPEECH have surfaced. Firth and Rush’s performances have become the talk of the Telluride and Toronto Film Festivals. With all this positive, early buzz, will it be enough to carry it into the awards season?
Plus the clip of that we ran in July:
Based on the true story of the Queen of England’s father and his remarkable friendship with maverick Australian speech therapist Lionel Logue The King’s Speech stars Academy Award nominee Colin Firth (A SINGLE MAN) as King George VI, who unexpectedly becomes King when his brother Edward abdicates the throne. Academy Award Winner Geoffrey Rush (SHINE) stars as Logue, the man who helps the King find a voice with which to lead the nation into war.
The multi-award-winning cast includes Helena Bonham Carter (ALICE IN WONDERLAND) as Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother, Guy Pearce (THE HURT LOCKER), Derek Jacobi (THE GOLDEN COMPASS), Timothy Spall (THE DAMNED UNITED) and Michael Gambon (HARRY POTTER).
From director Tom Hooper, (THE DAMNED UNITED and HBO’s miniseries “John Adams” and “Elizabeth,” with a screenplay by David Seidler (TUCKER: THE MAN AND HIS DREAM) and edited by Tariq Anwar(REVOLUTIONARY ROAD, AMERICAN BEAUTY), THE KING’S SPEECH will be in theaters on November 26, 2010.