When Fandoms Collide – The King’s Speech


There are all sorts of fandom connections in “The King’s Speech”.

Colin Firth – Mr. Darcy, BBC Production of Pride and Prejudice

Geoffrey Rush – Barbossa,  PIrates of the Caribbean

Helena Bonham Carter – Bellatrix Lestrange, Harry Potter; The Red Queen, Alice in Wonderland

Sir. Derek Jacobi – Doctor Who

Jennifer Ehle – Elizabeth Bennet,  BBC Production of Pride and Prejudice

Michael Gambon – Albus Dumbledore, Harry Potter; Elliot Sardick, Doctor Who

Claire Bloom – The Woman in End of Time Doctor Who

Timothy Spall – Peter Petigrew, Harry Pottter

It’s amazing the talent in this movie. A stellar cast gives you one great motion picture experience. No wonder it won an Academy Award for Best Picture as well as a BAFTA for Best Picture.