Tom Hooper says he got the news 'by text'

Tom Hooper, helmer of “The King’s Speech,” took the digital route to learning about his pic’s Globes haul while in Australia.

“I eventually got (the news) by text message installments,” Hooper said, “which, I suppose, is a very modern way to receive good news. …It’s quite a challenge because it’s coming up to two in the morning in Melbourne. I’ve definitely been caught in the wrong time zone with this news.”

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