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Stanley Tucci Cast in The Lovely Bones


Yes, I know I've been paying a tremendous amount of attention to any and all news regarding Peter Jackson's adaptation of The Lovely Bones, but as far as book-to-movie projects go, this one is pretty important to me. So, here's the latest in the long string of casting news: Stanley Tucci is in negotiations to play killer George Harvey in the movie, says Hollywood Reporter.

When I was reading the book, I envisioned someone a little more decrepit, someone much closer to Jackie Earle Haley (who played creepy pedophile Ronnie McGorvey in Little Children). However, Tucci often has a commanding and intimidating presence onscreen (he played Nigel in The Devil Wears Prada, among others), and I can easily see him being super scary. What do you think about this latest bit of Lovely Bones news?

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beingtazim beingtazim 10 years
this isn't exactly who i pictured either, but i think he could make it work.
fireyelectra fireyelectra 10 years
My choice for George would have been Phillip Seymour Hoffman, but I think that Tucci will do well, he's just a tad more outwardly creepy than PSH.
LaLaLaurie06 LaLaLaurie06 10 years
when would kevin spacey ever NOT be a good choice for a movie? lol the man is amazing.
lickety-split lickety-split 10 years
i pictured this character as a heavy set person, but i agree tucci has big "presence" and is very good in any part he does. sounds good.
aras8218 aras8218 10 years
I think this book is amazing and i just hope the movie doesn't dissapoint me.
memorie memorie 10 years
Oh my gosh, yes. I pictured George Harvey a little more gaunt and creepy, but a little makeup will do him up perfectly.
LaLa0428 LaLa0428 10 years
I like Staney Tucci, this should be interesting. But yeah Jackie would have been creeptastic!
shafiii shafiii 10 years
i feel like it might work, but i also thought someone more cryptic and odd would be cast. i feel like an unknown might have even worked well. tucci is a really good actor, so im excited to see how he'lll do.
Lindsb Lindsb 10 years
Jackie Haley was cast perfectly. SOO freaky.
swwonder swwonder 10 years
Ooh, good choice. I wouldn't of thought of him being cast at all, but I can really see it working.
mwmsjuly19 mwmsjuly19 10 years
He's great in everything. Kevin Spacey would have been a good choice, too. But again I say I hated this depressing book and don't plan to see the movie. I just can't sit through a flick narrated by a dead, raped teen.
sugarbecky sugarbecky 10 years
I think he does very well to become the character he's playing; this sounds like perfect casting to me.
Linda-McP Linda-McP 10 years
Tucci should do well in this role. He's a great actor!
Daylyn Daylyn 10 years
I think he could do it! He's a very good actor.
crispet1 crispet1 10 years
I think it works perfect! Im real excited about this!
pinkflats pinkflats 10 years
I think this works. It's not your typical bad guy but Stanley has the chops to pull it off. I'm very impressed with the castings for this movie so far.
LaLaLaurie06 LaLaLaurie06 10 years
This could work!
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