Filmmakers underestimating audiences’ intelligence: Colin Firth

Updated: Sep 06, 2011, 11:27 AM IST

Washington: Colin Firth has claimed that filmmakers ‘underestimate’ viewers by not giving them enough intelligent and thought provoking movies.

Talking at Venice Film Festival the ‘ Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy’ actor insisted that the studios don’t consider stretching the appetite of the viewers.

“I do think there is a tendency to underestimate audiences, Contactmusic quoted him as telling the Guardian.

“I do think there is an appetite to be stretched,” he added.