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Colin Firth not averse to The King‘s Speech sequel

MUMBAI: Colin Firth, who made a name with The King‘s Speech, is not averse to appearing in the sequel of the film.
 
"The sequel is going to be about the experience of families during the Blitz and will focus on how the privileged royal family was hit by the crisis, compared to the more ordinary family of George VI‘s speech therapist.
 
Said a source, "The focus will be on George but it will also show how the whole royal household was affected. There‘s still amazing interest in the Blitz. The movie is still in the very early stages but everyone‘s keen to get going soon."
 
Firth‘s co-stars Helena Bonham Carter and Geoffrey Rush are also said to be interested to return for the sequel while director Tom Hooper is keen to take the helm once again.
 
The King‘s Speech, which picked up four Oscars, including Colin Firth‘s for best actor, as well as a string of BAFTAs, Golden Globes and Screen Actors Guild awards, cost just 9 million pounds to make and earned over 250 million pounds at the box office.

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