Colin Firth to star in The King's Speech 2?

Colin Firth has reportedly signed up for a sequel to The King's Speech.

Firth won the coveted Best Actor gong at the Oscars in 2011 for his role as King George IV in the original movie.

The Sun reports that the sequel will be set during the Blitz in World War II, with stars Geoffrey Rush and Helena Bonham Carter set to join director Tom Hooper for the sequel.

'The sequel is going to be about the experience of families during the Blitz,' explained an insider.

'It will focus on how the privileged Royal Family was hit by the crisis, compared to the more ordinary family of George VI's speech therapist,' said the source of the new film's plot.

'The focus will be on George, but it will also show how the whole royal household was affected.

'There's still amazing interest in the Blitz,' enthused the source. 'The movie is still in the very early stages, but everyone's keen to get going soon.'

The King's Speech won four Oscars in total. Along with Firth's award, the film won Best Picture, Best Director for Hooper and Best Original Screenplay for David Seidler.

See Colin Firth with his Oscar below!

Colin Firth

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