Toby Jones Talks Hunger Games and Claudius Templesmith
Toby Jones sat down with Indiewire to discuss his new film ‘Berberian Sound Studio’, but he also had something to say about ‘The Hunger Games’ and why he decided to take the role of Claudius Templesmith.
Dealing with “Hunger Games” specifically, when I talked to [director] Gary [Ross], he was talking about how he wanted to make it, and I think everybody was surprised by the different styles he used within the film. It’s not a standard blockbuster. I have a very little thing to do in that film, but when he said, “Do you want to come improvise with Stanley Tucci,” I said, “Yeah, I do want to do that.” Also, my children love those books. So there’s many reasons to do it. And there are economic reasons as well. You’re just lucky when something is as good as “Hunger Games,” because it can also fund you doing something for nothing, doing a short film or something.
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