The Firth King, and Other Acadamy Award-Inspired Fast Food Treats
In honor of being nominated for Best Actor in his role as stammering King George VI in The King's Speech, fast food-loving Brit Colin Firth will get to create his own sandwich at Burger King if he wins the Academy Award.
Firth hasn't said what he'll put on his burger if he wins. Perhaps a Jersey beef patty dunked in brown sauce. Fit for a wartime British king.
Burger King hasn't extended the offer to other nominees, but that doesn't mean we can't speculate on what sandwich they'd make.
Jeff Bridges in True Grit
For his revival of John Wayne's classic role as Rooster Cogburn, a leftover burger flecked with trail dust, topped with whiskey and cigar ashes should suffice.
James Franco in 127 Hours
No, there will be no sandwiches that can be eaten with one hand jokes. That's sick (and easy). Let's just leave it at a rare patty with two Powerbars for buns.
Annette Bening in The Kids are Alright
As the high-strung doctor who's losing her grip on her family, she'd probably say fuck the burger and bring on a couple of bottles of merlot.
Jennifer Lawrence in Winter's Bone
It's a haunting search for a deadbeat dad through the Missouri Ozarks. Not far from St. Louis, really. Squirrel burger topped with cream gravy, garnished with a toasted rav.
Natalie Portman in Black Swan
A chicken slider with the bird's feathers still embedded in the meat, coated in ketchup. Lots and lots of bloody red ketchup. It's perfect.