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Guardian: Sequel to “The Queen” will centre on Blair and Bush

Guardian: Sequel to "The Queen" will centre on Blair and Bush

A sequel to the Oscar-winning “The Queen” is in the pipeline, but don’t expect Helen Mirren to step back into Her Majesty’s shoes. The movie will focus instead on Tony Blair and his relationship with Bill Clinton and George Bush. Peter Morgan, who penned the Stephen Frears-directed drama, has begun work on a follow-up that will describe the special relationship between the US and the UK. The film will focus on Blair’s reaction when the US presidency was handed over from Clinton, a Democrat who had a natural political affinity with the Labour PM, to the Republican and conservative Bush. The Guardian reports.

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