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Designer Tom Ford Turns Hollywood Film Director

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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?