By Andrew Gans
08 Aug 2011
|Photo by See-Saw Films/Bedlam|
David Seidler penned the original play and the subsequent Oscar-winning screenplay. His work is scheduled to arrive on Broadway in fall 2012, following a three-to-five week run at Guilford's Yvonne Arnaud Theater in the U.K. in January 2012. A London run in March will also precede the Broadway production.
Producer Michael Alden had previously told the New York Times that he was working on a stage version of the new film. An official announcement about the stage production has yet to be made.
The picture starred Colin Firth as England's World War II-era king and Geoffrey Rush (Broadway's Exit the King) as Lionel Logue. Both men were Oscar-nominated, with Firth winning the Academy Award for his performance.