From Darcy to King George: why Hollywood's giving Colin the royal treatment

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From Darcy to King George: why Hollywood's giving Colin the royal treatment

His profile in Hollywood was raised a few notches higher with his performance in Tom Ford’s A Single Man.

Bagging a BAFTA for Best Actor and an Oscar nomination, Colin bowled critics over.

"The part itself is such a perfect match for (his) habitual and superbly calibrated performance register: withdrawn, pained, but sensual, with sparks of wit and fun,” said one