Cannes News: Colin Firth and Emily Blunt To Star in Untitled Dark Comedy

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Oscar winner Colin Firth is set to star alongside Emily Blunt in a new untitled dark comedy, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

The film will be directed by Dante Ariola, based on the screenplay from Becky Johnson, who will be making his big screen debut with this project.

Oscar Nominee Colin Firth
Actress Emily Blunt

The film follows a man who fakes his own death in order to reinvent himself and meets a woman who is also trying to escape her former life.  The two break into houses and steal the identities of the owners.

It is set to start filming this fall.

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Colin Firth is British. He was maybe our favorite character in Love Actually and has also appeared in the Bridget Jones films. He was born in 1960 and has been nominated for a Primetime Emmy.

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