GMA: Stanley Tucci Jack the Giant Slayer & GMA’s Hunger Games Parody


GMA: Stanley Tucci Oscars Season

Lara Spencer sat down with Stanley Tucci, star of Jack the Giant Slayer. Since the star was nominated for a Best Supporting Actor Oscar for The Lovely Bones in 2009, Lara asked him what it was like for nominees now. Stanley Tucci said it was a thrilling time in Hollywood. He said that the Hollywood awards season goes on for a long time, but it’s really fun.

GMA: Stanley Tucci Jack the Giant Slayer & GMA's Hunger Games Parody

Stanley Tucci came by GMA February 21 2013 to talk about his new film, Jack the Giant Slayer. (s_bukley /


Stanley Tucci: Villain In Jack the Giant Slayer

Jack the Giant Slayer takes a new spin on the classic tale Jack and the Beanstalk, but instead of just one giant, there are several giants. Even though Stanley Tucci himself does not play a giant, he does play a villain who is trying to rescue the princess from the giants, but has an agenda of his own. Lara Spencer read a quote from Stanley Tucci where he said that if you are not booing his character, he hasn’t done his job. Stanley Tucci said he loved playing the role and that he enjoyed getting to speak with an accent and wear fake teeth and a wig.

GMA: Stanley Tucci Hunger Games & Percy Jackson Films

Lara Spencer said that Stanley Tucci also has two other huge films, the new Percy Jackson[/amazon_link] film and the new [amazon_link id="B0084IG8TM" target="_blank" container="" container_class="" ]Hunger Games movie.

“I only do big movies now, that’s it,” Stanley Tucci said.


GMA Version Of the Hunger Games

Lara Spencer introduced a clip of the GMA version of The Hunger Games, with Lara playing the role of Katniss and Sam Champion as Peeta. They reenacted the scene of their entrance at the games and being surrounded by flames. Jimmy Kimmel played Stanley Tucci’s role of Caesar Flickerman. Josh Elliott played Effie Trinket, the role played by Elizabeth Banks in the film, with white face paint, a pink dress, white hair and a giant pink flower on his head.

It was hilarious. “Wow, I don’t even know how to respond to that,” Stanley Tucci said. “That’s amazing.”

GMA: Stanley Tucci Jack the Giant Slayer

Stanley Tucci said Jack the Giant Slayer is very funny and a great movie to bring your kids to. He said that he grew up watching films with the English villain and he said it was a lot of fun to play that role.


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