The King's Speech Could Get a Re-Edit

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Since The King's Speech has been nominated for 12 Academy Awards and proven its popularity with American audiences, The Weinstein Co. is thinking of ways to widen the films appeal even more.

The company is considering re-cutting the R-rated film, by taking out some of the course language, in order to garner a PG-13 rating.  That version would hit theaters in late February.

Determined King George VI

TWC believes the film, that's already made $58 million at the box office, will make even more money once it gets a lower rating.

Director Tom Hooper hasn't commented on the plans to edit the film.

Do you think a re-edit would ruin the film?

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The King's Speech Quotes

Lionel Logue: Do you know any jokes?
King George VI: ...Timing isn't my strong suit.

Lionel Logue: What was your earliest memory?
King George VI: I'm not... -here to discuss... -personal matters.
Lionel Logue: Why are you here then?
King George VI: Because I bloody well stammer!

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