Designer Tom Ford Turns Hollywood Film Director
Everyone from Paris Hilton to Lauren Conrad, Nicole Richie and, well, just about every other celeb in Hollywood, has tried their hand at fashion design recently — and designer Tom Ford is about turn the tables, announcing plans to conquer the film industry. This Monday, Ford will begin filming his directorial debut, the 1960s period drama A Single Man, adapted from a Charles Isherwood novel of the same name. The movie, which will star Colin Firth, Julianne Moore and Matthew Goode, tells the story of a college professor, played by Firth, who loses his long-time partner. Tell us: What do you think of the former Gucci and Yves Saint Laurent designer’s decision break into films?