Belfast Telegraph

Friday 31 October 2014

Colin Firth set for Madame Tussauds

Sculptor Louis Wiltshire working on the head of Madame Tussauds' wax figure of Colin Firth

Colin Firth is used to handling statuettes - and now he will have to get to grips with being one.

The Oscar-winning King's Speech star is being turned into a wax figure for London attraction Madame Tussauds later this year.

Model-makers have finished off the first stage by completing a clay version of his head.

Principal sculptor Louis Wiltshire has put the finishing touches to the lifelike image which will be used to create a mould for the final cast of the actor's head.

The actor - who can currently be seen in the hit spy thriller Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy - will join a group of other A-list stars in December.

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