'The King's Speech' gets 12 Oscar nominations

In this film publicity image released by The Weinstein Company, Colin Firth portrays King George VI, left, and Helena Bonham Carter portrays the Queen Mother in a scene from, "The King's Speech." (AP Photo/The Weinstein Company, Laurie Sparham)

January 25, 2011 6:41:42 AM PST
The British monarchy saga "The King's Speech" leads the Academy Awards with 12 nominations, including best picture and acting honors for Colin Firth, Helena Bonham Carter and Geoffrey Rush.