TRANSFORMERS: AGE OF EXTINCTION
STANLEY TUCCI (Joshua Joyce) has appeared in over 50 films
and countless television shows. He has appeared in over a dozen plays, on and
off Broadway and has been behind the camera working as a writer, director, and
Tucci is well known for his role as Julia Child's husband in the 2008
blockbuster hit "Julie and Julia." He reached his widest audience yet in the box
office sensation, "The Hunger Games," and its sequel "The Hunger Games: Catching
Fire" playing the role of Caesar Flickerman. He will soon be seen in the third
installment, "The Hunger Games: Mocking Jay, Part One" later this year, and is
currently filming "Part Two," set for release in 2015.
Tucci was nominated for an Academy Award, Golden Globe Award, BAFTA Award,
SAG Award and received a Broadcast Film Critics nomination for his performance
in Peter Jackson's "The Lovely Bones."
More recently, Tucci's voice can be heard in the popular "Muppets Most
Wanted," along with those of Christoph Waltz, Salma Hayek, Lady Gaga, Ray Liotta
and Danny Trejo. Tucci appeared in "Some Velvet Morning," directed by Neil
LaBute and costarring Alice Eve, which premiered at The Tribeca Film Festival
this past December. Last year he also appeared in the Bill Condon directed "The
Fifth Estate," a film about the relationship between WikiLeaks founder Julian
Assange and his early supporter and colleague Daniel Domscheit-Berg.
In addition to his various accomplishments in film, Tucci was also nominated
for an Emmy for his guest role on "ER." His appearance on "Monk," received
critical praise and an Emmy Award in the category of Outstanding Guest Actor in
a Comedy Series.
Furthermore Tucci won an Emmy and a Golden Globe for his role in TV movie
"Winchell." His performance as the fast-talking tattler, who exposed secrets and
scandals left audiences and critics alike singing his praises. "Winchell,"
directed by Paul Mazursky, provided Tucci with one of the juiciest roles of his
Tucci was also awarded a Golden Globe for his role in HBO movie "Conspiracy."
His brilliant portrayal of Lt. Colonel Adolf Eichmann delivered a truly
petrifying experience, where he often deceived others with his all but friendly
Tucci additional endeavors include being a writer, director, and producer. He
premiered the film "Blind Date" at The Sundance Film Festival - directing,
starring, and co-writing this Van Gogh remake. Another directorial effort was
USA Films' "Joe Gould's Secret," which starred Ian Holm as bohemian writer 'Joe
Gould' and Tucci as 'Joseph Mitchell,' the famed writer for The New Yorker. The
film, set in New York's Greenwich Village in the 1940s, tells the story of the
strange meeting and long lasting friendship between Gould and Mitchell, as well
as the stories Mitchell wrote about Gould and his life.
"Big Night," Tucci's first effort as co-director, co-screenwriter, and actor
on the same film, earned him numerous accolades, including the Waldo Salt
Screenwriting Award at the 1996 Sundance Film Festival, a recognition of
Excellence by the National Board of Review, an Independent Spirit Award, The
Critics Prize at the 1996 Deauville Film Festival, and honors from the New York
Film Critics and the Boston Society of Film Critics.
Tucci's second project, "The Imposters," a film which he wrote, directed,
co-produced, and starred, was an Official Selection at the 1998 Cannes Film
Festival and was acquired by Fox Searchlight Pictures later that year. The
1930's farce starred Tucci and Oliver Platt as a pair of out-of-work actors who
find themselves aboard a cruise ship passengered by Steve Buscemi, Alfred
Molina, Lili Taylor and Hope Davis.
His work on television includes his appearance as a re-occurring guest star
on TNT's "Bull," "Equal Justice," "Wiseguy," "The Equalizer," "thirtysomething"
and "The Street." Tucci earned an Emmy nomination for his work in "Murder One."
He has appeared in many plays including Frankie & Johnny in the Claire de
Lune, Execution of Hope, The Iceman Cometh, Brighton Beach Memoirs and The
Misanthrope. He has also performed in a number of off-Broadway plays, at Yale
Repertory Theater and SUNY Purchase, where he first studied acting.
Stanley made his directorial debut on Broadway with a revival of Ken Ludwig's
Lend Me a Tenor starring Tony Shalhoub. The production received a Tony Award
nomination for Best Revival of a Play.
Tucci's additional film credits include "Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters,"
"The Company You Keep, " "Jack the Giant Slayer," "Captain America," "The First
Avenger," "Margin Call," "Burlesque," "Easy A," "The Tale of Despereaux," "Kit
Kitteredge: An American Girl," "Swing Vote," "What Just Happened," "The Devil
Wears Prada," "Shall We Dance," "The Terminal," "The Life and Death of Peter
Sellers," "Spin, ""Road to Perdition," "America's Sweethearts," "Sidewalks of
New York," "A Mid Summer Nights Dream," "The Alarmist," "Deconstructing Harry,"
"The Daytrippers," "Big Trouble," "A Life Less Ordinary," "Kiss of Death," "Mrs.
Parker and the Vicious Circle," "It Could Happen to You," "The Pelican Brief,"
"Prelude to a Kiss," "In the Soup," "Billy Bathgate" and "Slaves of New York."
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