Stanley Tucci Reveals His Battle with a “Horrible” Movie Function and Attempting to Get Out of It

Stanley Tucci has revealed that he “tried to get out of taking part in” his character in The Beautiful Bones, describing the movie as a “robust expertise”.

The actor was requested about his previous performances throughout an interview with Leisure Tonight, the place he named his position as serial killer George Harvey within the 2010 movie as one he wouldn’t prefer to return to.

“I’d not play George Harvey once more in The Beautiful Bones, that was horrible,” Tucci mentioned. “It’s an exquisite film however it was a troublesome expertise. Merely due to the position.

“I requested [director] Peter Jackson why he solid me in that position. I attempted to get out of taking part in the position, which is loopy as a result of I wanted a job. However I used to be like, ‘Why would you like me?’ And he mentioned, ‘Since you’re humorous.’ And I believed, ‘OK.’ However I perceive what he was saying.”

Stanley Tucci as George Harvey in ‘The Beautiful Bones’. CREDIT: Cinematic Assortment/Alamy

He added: “I feel what he meant was that I wouldn’t be too – not that I wouldn’t be severe about it, however that I wouldn’t be overly dramatic about it. That I’d throw it away a bit. Which is what it’s a must to do once you’re taking part in any individual who’s that terrible, proper?

“You possibly can’t play into it. Then, you realize, it’s over. Like, the film’s over. You simply must play towards it.”

Based mostly on the e book by Alice Sebold, The Beautiful Bones additionally starred Saoirse Ronan, Mark Wahlberg, Rachel Weisz, Susan Sarandon and Michael Imperioli. For his efficiency, Tucci earned an Oscar nomination for Finest Supporting Actor.

The actor is at the moment selling upcoming sci-fi collection Citadel, the place he stars alongside Richard Madden, Priyanka Chopra Jones and Lesley Manville.

The primary two episodes of Citadel are set to premiere April 28 on Amazon Prime Video.