Weinsteins trim a few F-words and get a PG-13 for King's Speech
The scene in which Colin Firth's King George unleashes a slew of expletives gets edited so The King's Speech can have a less-restrictive PG-13 rating instead of an R.
This just in via Variety:
An edited version of "The King's Speech" has earned a PG-13 rating from The Classification and Rating Administration, the org announced today.
The Weinstein Company submitted the alternate version after the film received an "R" for colorful language last year.
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And this is what I have to say: There are so many things that annoy me about this: The prudishness of the MPAA ratings board in the first place, and the pandering, calculating, anything-for-an-extra-buck ethos of the Weinsteins. Eff eff eff effity eff eff!