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Colin Firth to Return to West End Stage With Kristin Scott Thomas

March 28, 2011 (2:38 am) GMT
After winning Best Actor title at 2011 Oscars, the star of 'The King's Speech' is reported to be in talks to star in Harold Pinter's 'Betrayal'.

Oscar winner is planning to leave screen glory behind to re-team with his "The English Patient" co-star in London's West End. The star picked up the coveted Best Actor prize at February's Academy Awards for his role as stuttering British monarch King George VI in hit film "".

But rather than ride on the wave of his movie success, Firth has decided to challenge himself in a stage role, according to Britain's Mail on Sunday. Firth is allegedly in talks to star alongside Scott Thomas in Harold Pinter's "Betrayal" this autumn.

It would be the first time Firth has stepped on-stage in over a decade. A source tells the publication, "Colin has wanted to go on stage for a long while. He'll do 'Betrayal' after he completes filming '' with and ."

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