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Heart-throb Hampshire actor...
September 14, 2013

HE has starred as heart-throb Mr Darcy, Bridget Jones’ boyfriend and even the King. Now Hampshire Hollywood star Colin Firth has landed a new starring role -as a bear. The Oscar-winning actor, who went to school in Winchester and studied at Barton Peveril College in Eastleigh, will provide the voice of Paddington Bear in a new film based on the adventures of the duffle coat-wearing children’s book character. Paddington, famous for his love of marmalade sandwiches and named after the London stat

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Firth to voice Paddington Bear
September 13, 2013
The bear, famous for his love of marmalade sandwiches and named after the London station where he was found, was created by Michael Bond. He first appeared in 1958 in his first book, A Bear Called Paddington, which told how he was packed off from darkest Peru and made his way to Britain where he was adopted by the Brown family. King's Speech star Colin joins a cast that includes Downton...
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Colin Firth to voice Paddington Bear
September 13, 2013
Colin Firth is to provide the voice of Paddington Bear in a new film. Firth, the star of films like The King's Speech and A Single Man, said he would play the marmalade-loving bear with "a slight Peruvian flavour". In the original books by Michael Bond, the bear from darkest Peru was named after the London station where he was found by the Brown family. Hugh Bonneville will star as Mr...
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Colin Firth To Star In Paddington Bear Film
September 13, 2013
Colin Firth will provide the voice for Paddington Bear in a new film based on the adventures of the duffle coat-clad character. The Oscar winner joins a cast that includes Downton Abbey's Hugh Bonneville, who plays Mr Brown, Nicole Kidman, Julie Walters and Jim Broadbent. Harry Potter producer David Heyman is behind the film, which will be directed by Paul King, and is based on the...
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Colin Firth Taking On Softer...
September 13, 2013

Colin Firth may be far used to playing roles as the archetypal English gentleman,  requiring a stiff upper lip to match, but we can look forward to seeing the actor's softer side when he takes on the new role of loveable teddy Paddington Bear in a new film. The King's Speech actor confirmed he is providing the voiceover for the character based on books by author Michael Bond in an upcoming animation movie. "Paddington will be computer generated, and I will speak his lines with, I suspe

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Coling Firth to voice Paddington Bear
September 13, 2013
HAMPSHIRE'S Hollywood star, Colin Firth, will provide the voice for Paddington Bear in a new film based on the adventures of the duffle coat-clad character. The bear, famous for his love of marmalade sandwiches and named after the London station where he was found, was created by Michael Bond. He first appeared in 1958 in his first book, A Bear Called Paddington, which told how he was...
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Colin Firth set to join up with Matthew Vaughn's The...
April 30, 2013
Colin Firth is set to star in the James Bond-style comic-book movie The Secret Service for director Matthew Vaughn. The Oscar-winning British actor is in line to play the uncle of the main character, a young tearaway from the mean streets of London recruited into a British spy school that turns out suave and sophisticated young agents in the vein of 007. Scottish writer Mark Millar, who wrote...
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We're seeing less of Colin Firth these days as the actor...
September 10, 2013
The Oscar-winner, 52, looks rather gaunt pictured here at the Toronto premiere of Devil’s Knot, alongside co-star Reese Witherspoon. Firth has shed the pounds to take the lead in upcoming film The Railway Man, which is based on a true story. He will play British Army officer Eric Lomax, who was captured by the Japanese during the Second World War and forced to work to exhaustion on the...
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Alias Bridget Jones
June 30, 2013
Yes, Bridget cheered us all with her spectacularly terrible love life, in the original newspaper columns, in the resulting books and finally in two hit films, where she assumed the convincing (and pleasingly plump) form of Renée Zellweger. Apart from a brief revival of her newspaper column seven years ago, in which creator Helen Fielding revealed that Bridget had borne dastardly Daniel...
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Adele up for cameo in Matthew Vaughn's The Secret Service
August 12, 2013
Adele is to cameo in Kick Ass director Matthew Vaughn's latest comic book venture, the espionage-themed The Secret Service, reports suggest. The singer, 25, will reportedly play a villain in the movie, which is also tipped to star Elton John and David Beckham. Vaughn would appear to be looking to pack The Secret Service, which is based on a graphic novel by Scottish comic book icon Mark...
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ACTOR Colin Firth is working on his girth as he maintains a...
July 24, 2013
The Oscar-winner, 52, was out running near his West London home after slimming down for The Railway Man, in which he plays a prisoner of war.
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Hanks film to close London festival
August 08, 2013
This year's star-studded affair will close with the story of how Walt Disney brought Mary Poppins to the big screen, starring the Forrest Gump actor. The European premiere of Saving Mr Banks, which stars Tom as Disney and Emma Thompson as Mary Poppins writer PL Travers, will be at the Odeon Leicester Square on Sunday October 20. Both the stars are expected to attend the closing night gala...
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