Suddenly, The King's Speech is rushing toward two inevitabilities: a Best Picture win at the Oscars, and a bowdlerized PG-13 version to be released shortly thereafter by Harvey Weinstein, who wants to tamper with the film's famous cursing scene to gain a wider audience (and once put out a dubbed version of Life Is Beautiful that replaced Roberto Begnini with Breckin Meyer with the same goal in mind). But how can they cut such a crucial scene from the movie? They won't — instead, they will just make it into an embarrassing facepalm. "I think they said they were going to put [in] the bleeps," said star Helena Bonham Carter at the SAG Awards, confirming a tease from director Tom Hooper: "I wouldn’t support cutting the film in any way. I think we looked at whether it’s possible to bleep out the fucks and stuff." Why stop there? Couldn't this movie also use a laugh track, an animated princess (as well as an animated swashbuckler so it doesn't appear too girly), and some sexy vampires? [Inside Movies/EW]
Most Watched on Vulture
Most Viewed Stories
Ryan Gosling, Sensitive Soul, Was Just Glad No One Got Hurt at the Oscars
The Fate of a Character Missing From the Love Actually Sequel Isn’t So Charming
Jenny Slate Talks About Her Breakup With Chris Evans
James Blunt Dispels the ‘F*cked Up’ Notion That ‘You’re Beautiful’ Is Romantic
Melissa McCarthy Says Her Sean Spicer Impression Boils Down to One Special Anatomical Thing
Morning Joe Co-Host Believes ‘Everyone Should Ban’ Kellyanne Conway From News Programs
Do We Expect Too Much of Dave Chappelle?
Nocturnal Animals Has Two Endings, and Both of Them Are Killer
Hugh Grant Recreates His Famous Love Actually Dance Sequence With a Little Help From Drake
Did Senator Cory Booker and Mindy Kaling Just Set Up a Real-Life Date Over Twitter?
Latest News from VultureSayonara, Rosewood: One Pretty Little Liars Star Wasn’t Too Keen on the Show’s Series Finale
Classic Ezra.Jessica Henwick Discusses ‘Hard Decision’ of Joining Iron Fist Amid Cultural Appropriation Controversy
“I’m Asian. I’m an actor. If anyone understands the conversation, it’s me.”Shiver Me Timbers! There’s a Vengeful New Trailer for Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales
Javier Bardem knows how to hold a grudge.Frances McDormand Makes a Profane Demand for Justice in Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri Trailer
One way or another, Frances McDormand gets her message across.Morning Joe Co-Host Believes ‘Everyone Should Ban’ Kellyanne Conway From News Programs
“It denigrates what we do.”Terrence Howard Went on a Tweetstorm About Domestic Violence ‘Double Standard’
The Empire star had some thoughts to share.The Good Fight Recap: More Than You Can Chew
Thank God for Elsbeth Tascioni.You’re Going to Feel Old When We Tell You That One Direction’s Liam Payne Is Now a Father
Oh, baby!Harry Styles Was Chill Enough to Reveal His Single Release Date in a Commercial; Thanks, Harry!
He’s legit teasing us at this point.Planet Earth II Recap: The One With the Cities
Spotted hyena! Bowerbirds! Monkeys of all shapes and sizes!
Gareth … Scarif. Pretty close.James Blunt Dispels the ‘F*cked Up’ Notion That ‘You’re Beautiful’ Is Romantic
"It’s about a guy who’s high as a f*cking kite on drugs."Here’s How You Can Watch Debbie Reynolds’ and Carrie Fisher’s Public Memorial Service
Mark your calendars for Saturday afternoon.Watch Lady Gaga Surprise and Delight Everyone on RuPaul’s Drag Race
“That’s a damn good Lady Gaga impersonator.”Melissa McCarthy Says Her Sean Spicer Impression Boils Down to One Special Anatomical Thing
You’ll see what she means.Liam Neeson, Anna Kendrick, and Lin-Manuel Miranda Are Among the Hopeful Candidate Trying Out to Be Stephen Hawking’s New Voice
Eddie Redmayne isn't dealing with this dude again without a big payday.Love Recap: Smoking Kills
With both Gus and Mickey functioning at their least decent, who’s in the wrong?It’s a Superhero Extravaganza in the New Trailer for Justice League
Justice. For. All.The Fate of a Character Missing From the Love Actually Sequel Isn’t So Charming
Improbably good luck can’t last.The Knick Not Resuscitated, Gets Officially Canceled By Cinemax After Two Seasons
You were good, Thack.