Eggsy and the Kingsman organisation appear to be in a spot of bother, but luckily, there's help from an old friend, and a few new ones.
Colin Firth might be the quintessential screen depiction of Fitzwilliam Darcy, but does he actually resemble Jane Austen’s idea of the Regency heartthrob? Not so much… Academics John Sutherland, the Lord Northcliffe Professor Emeritus of Modern English Literature at University College London, and Amanda Vickery, Professor of Early Modern History at Queen Mary University of London, have taken Austen’s descriptions of Mr Darcy, and working with editorial artist and illustrator Nick Hardcastle have come up with the first ‘historically accurate’ rendering. And here he is. ...
Colin Firth is in negotiations to play William Weatherall Wilkins, president of Fidelity Fiduciary Bank, in Disney’s “Mary Poppins Returns,” TheWrap has learned. Emily Blunt, Meryl Streep and Lin Manuel-Miranda have already been cast in the film. Emily Mortimer was also recently cast in Disney’s live-action musical. The English actress will play Jane Banks in the film, being directed by Rob Marshall.
2015’s ‘Kingsman’ cast Colin Firth against type as a gentleman super-spy and man of action who takes young hoodie Taron Egerton under his wing as a new recruit. A deliberate reaction against the more grounded spy movies of recent years (Bourne, Craig-era Bond), it was all ridiculous gadgets, implausible schemes, and at times surprisingly full-on violence – the church bloodbath scene being a notable highlight.
Whatever Colin Firth does in his career, it’ll be tough to shake off his breakthrough role, as Mr Darcy in the BBC’s 1995 adaptation of ‘Pride and Prejudice’. Speaking to an audience at the BFI to mark his 80 birthday, Davies said: “I was a bit doubtful about Colin at the time because of his colouring at the time.
Colin Firth has revealed that things could’ve ended up very differently for Renee Zellweger’s character, as he shares his apathy for the third movie’s conclusion.