Former leading New Zealand publisher and bookseller, and widely experienced judge of both the Commonwealth Writers Prize and the Montana New Zealand Book Awards, talks about what he is currently reading, what impresses him and what doesn't, along with chat about the international English language book scene, and links to sites of interest to booklovers.
Tuesday, May 10, 2011
Stanley Tucci Cast in The Hunger Games
By Jason Boog on Galley Cat, May 9, 2011
Stanley Tucci will play Caesar Flickerman in the upcoming adaptation of Suzanne Collins‘ The Hunger Games.
Tucci has played key roles in many adaptations, including Julie & Julia, The Devil Wears Prada, and The Lovely Bones. In the YouTube video embedded above, the star discussed one of his theatrical projects.
Here’s more from the release: “Flickerman is utterly familiar to all the citizens of Panem as the l host of the Hunger Games. Known for his outrageous appearance and buoyant personality, his upbeat interviews of the 24 tributes – a boy and a girl from each of the country’s 12 districts – are presented on every television in the nation.
He is famous for turning any conversation around to the positive and finding humor in even the most dire circumstances