Magazine article Screen International

Colin Firth's Son Makes Feature Debut in British Rom-Com

Magazine article Screen International

Colin Firth's Son Makes Feature Debut in British Rom-Com

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Will Firth, son of The King's Speech actor Colin Firth, is to make his film debut in British romantic comedy Love Type D.

The film, which has wrapped principal photography, also marks the feature debut of director Sasha Collington and stars Australian actress Maeve Dermody as a woman who finds she has "loser in love" gene.

Firth plays John, an intern at the office where main character Frankie (Dermody) works. Firth, 25, attended London's East 15 acting school appeared in several productions including King Lear and Robin Hood before appearing on stage at London's Tristan Bates theatre in Mike Alfreds' Blood Wedding, by Federico Lorca, where he played the Moon.

Love Type D co-stars Oliver Farnworth, who has appeared in ITV drama Mr. Selfridge and soap Coronation Street; Rory Stroud, best known for his role in EastEnders; and Elin Phillips, who starred in BBC drama The Crash.

The story centres on Frankie, who after being dumped for the eleventh time in a row, finds she has a newly-discovered gene that predisposes people to chronic failure and rejection. …

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