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Quiz a producer of 'The Kings Speech'

January 19th, 2011
05:38 PM ET

The film, 'The Kings Speech,' has already been nominated for countless awards and its leading man, Colin Firth, has won a Golden Globe for his portrayal of King George VI.

The movie follows the story of the king while he struggles with a harsh speech impediment during his reign and also stars Geoffrey Rush as speech therapist Lionel Logue.

One of the film's producer, Iain Canning is ready to answer your questions about the film.

From the issues of bullying to the story of enduring friendship between two men.

Please leave your questions for Canning below and be sure to include where you're writing from.

soundoff (13 Responses)
  1. Elizabeth

    What most attracted you to this project? Is it a departure from other films you've produced; if so, how? Thank you so much for backing this film. It is a treasure. Elizabeth-Northridge,CA

    January 20, 2011 at 2:11 pm | Reply
  2. Marian

    This movie is one of the best ones I have ever seen. Hours after I left the theatre is couldn't get it off my mind. It stayed with me for days. The friendship between the two men was awesome. I believe that Jeffrey Rush and Colin Firth BOTH desevere best actor awards. The English just seem to know how to make great movies. Thank you so much for this gem. When it comes out in DVD I will buy it, so I can watch it again whenever I want. Sincerely, Marian from Minnesota

    January 20, 2011 at 3:41 pm | Reply

    What influence does the royal family have on films about them? Are you free to make these films whether you have their permission or not?

    January 20, 2011 at 3:45 pm | Reply
  4. Shane

    Did you face any unique challenges producing this film? During the entire process, did you always have a sense that this film would be a masterpiece?

    Toronto, Ontario, Canada

    January 20, 2011 at 3:50 pm | Reply
  5. johnny

    How did the casting of Helen Bonham carter happen? She's brilliant in the film but I never would have thought of having her initially.

    January 20, 2011 at 7:43 pm | Reply
  6. carl

    Why are you making such royalist propaganda in the 21st century

    January 20, 2011 at 8:10 pm | Reply
  7. Richard

    When George VI practises his Coronation Oath, he lists the Dominions, but excludes the Union of South Africa, which was also a Dominion, and is in the Coronation Oath. Why was this done?

    West Sussex, England (previously lived in South Africa)

    January 20, 2011 at 9:25 pm | Reply
  8. Margaret

    The use of Beethoven's Seventh Symphony is masterful – foretelling in music what inevitably lies ahead at the same time it says in retrospect, how could the German people have fallen under Hitler's spell. How did you decide on the composer and the approach (i.e, no Elgar, Holst, or other immediately recognizable British composer. The film ranks, for me, with Chariots of Fire and A Man Called Peter (Richard Todd, 1955) as the best movies ever made. You should write a book (or video) about "The Making of "The King's Speech)!!

    January 20, 2011 at 9:32 pm | Reply
  9. Hilaire Laurent

    My family,
    I'm Hilaire from Haiti,things are kind of bad,have a look on it...
    As we're creature of God,do you mind if we get in touch ...?
    My phone:509-37748846

    January 20, 2011 at 10:06 pm | Reply
  10. Kevin Payne

    What was the model used when the Duke of York was glueing the wings on, was this a true model kit from the 1930's

    January 21, 2011 at 12:49 pm | Reply
  11. Jeaniseel

    I just want to know, who is in the portrait at David's house?
    In a scene you can see it in the right side. My friend and I can't stop thinking about it

    February 4, 2011 at 12:30 am | Reply
  12. Jeaniseel

    I'm from Puerto Rico

    February 4, 2011 at 12:31 am | Reply
  13. uriel villagran mendez

    in which ways were you inspired by the remarkable friendship between the two main characters in THE KING´S SPEECH

    February 28, 2011 at 7:24 am | Reply

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