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Colin Firth and Geofrey Rush attend the AFI red carpet screening of The King’s Speech

06 November 2010

Colin Firth and Geoffrey Rush were among the stars including Heather Graham at the red carpet screening of The King's Speech held at the Grauman Chinese Theatre during AFI Fest 2010.

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 (Guy Pearce) 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 film was featured during this years BFI London Film Festival and is set for a UK release of January 7.

Meanwhile, Heather Graham who is known for her role in the 2009 runaway hit comedy The Hangover will next be seen in 5 Days of August from director Renny Harlin. The drama revolves around the war between Russia and Georgia, and focuses on an American journalist, his cameraman, and a Georgian native who become caught in the crossfire. The film stars Rupert Friend, Val Kilmer and Andy Garcia.

The King's Speech Film Page