Tag Archives: George VI

Geoffrey Rush calls possible ‘King’s Speech’ edits “a shame”

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: At least one member of the “King’s Speech” ensemble has weighed in regarding Harvey Weinstein’s stated plan to edit Tom Hooper’s film to attain an audience-friendly PG-13 rating … and he’s none too pleased. “I just think it’s a shame considering that it’s all in the[...]

Colin Firth and Geoffrey Rush in official “King’s Speech” trailer

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Am I the only one who thought the word “Speech” in the title of Tom Hooper’s “The King’s Speech” referred to Colin Firth’s verbal abilities? It turns out, instead, that it references an actual speech Firth’s stammering character, King George VI, must give to his devastated[...]

Telluride Film Festival Buzz Roundup

HollywoodNews.com: As the fall film festival circuit begins to warm up award season, here’s a snapshot of what’s been talked about at Telluride: The Way Back directed by Peter Weir. Jeffrey Wells of Hollywood Elsewhere is hearing that Weir’s survival drama isn’t similar to his previous wide releases, i.e. “Master[...]