The producer of “The King’s Speech” is reportedly planning to cut profanity from the movie to make it more appropriate for young viewers.
Apparently that would make the movie more historically accurate.
The movie “The King’s Speech,” about British king George VI’s struggle to overcome his stammer, has been nominated for 12 Academy Awards. It has already won the Producers Guild of America’s Best Picture award, which is considered a sign that it could also win the Oscar for Best Picture.
Categories in which The King’s Speech is nominated:
Actor in a Leading Role (Colin Firth)
Actor in a Supporting Role (Geoffrey Rush)
Actress in a Supporting Role (Helena Bonham Carter)
Original Screenplay (David Seidler)
Directing (Tom Hooper)
Music – Original Score
“King’s Speech” wins early Oscar buzz at Telluride (sorry, this link has expired)
First posted in November 2009:
Colin Firth will play Britain’s King George VI and Helena Bonham Carter will play his wife, Queen Elizabeth (the future Queen Mother), in the WW II-era drama “The King’s Speech.”
January 2010 UPDATE
A Daily Mail article with some photos from the movie’s set:
A majestic opportunity as glory beckons for King Colin the Firth