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The King's Speech

The King's Speech is a 2010 British historical drama film directed by Tom Hooper and written by David Seidler.

Awards and Nominations

The King's Speech has been nominated for 12 Awards at the 83rd Academy Awards, the highest at the ceremony.


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Two Iconic Independents Merge to Create a Three Hundred Sixty Degree Advertising Agency
In Sync Advertising and Bemis Balkind announced their merger today, forming one full-service integrated entertainment agency effective immediately. Under the name, In Sync Bemis Balkind, the agency offers the widest range of Audio/Visual, Print, Digital, and Branding services for theatrical, home entertainment, TV and life-style industries

Anchor Bay Entertainment and the Weinstein Company Present the Extraordinary Film Based on the Beloved French Novel War of the Buttons on DVD on September 17, 2013
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Aconex Appointed to Support Battersea Power Station
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The Invasion Begins on May 28, 2013!
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DreamWorks Studios Announces 10 Additional Strategic International Partnerships Through Its Agreement with Mister Smith Entertainment
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"Yellow" to World Premiere at Toronto International Film Festival
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Entertainment One Announces Agreement to Acquire Alliance Films
Today the Board of Entertainment One Ltd. (LSE: ETO) ("eOne" or "the Group") announces that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Alliance Films, a leading independent distributor of filmed entertainment products in Canada, the United Kingdom and Spain, from affiliates of GS Capital Partners and Investissement Quebec for approximately CAD$225 million.

Guy Pearce cast in Iron Man 3 as sinister villain
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Cate Blanchett to direct her first film
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Vin Diesel's 'Fast Five' named most pirated movie of 2011
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Colin Firth has 'no memory' of winning best actor Oscar
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