Recent GLAAD Media Award honoree Tom Ford is making a move from cutting fabric to cutting film. That's right: Ford is making his directorial debut broke the story this morning, revealing that Colin Firth is in talks to star as a gay college professor who deals with the sudden death of his lover. The fabulous Julianne Moore will play the professor's friend who helps him deal with the death, while Jamie Bell has signed for the student role. The story takes place in 1962 in Los Angeles. Ford plans to begin filming in L.A. in November.