Stars at Hampton Court Palace for Jack and the Giant Slayer filming (From Richmond and Twickenham Times)
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Stars at Hampton Court Palace for Jack and the Giant Slayer filming
Hollywood stars were among visitors to Hampton Court Palace this week.
Henry VIII’s red brick Tudor palace was transformed into a set for the filming of upcoming fantasy adventure film Jack and the Giant Slayer.
X-Men director Bryan Singer led the cast, which included Scottish actor Ewan McGregor, Eleanor Tomlinson, About a Boy’s Nicholas Hoult and the Devil Wears Prada’s Stanley Tucci.
The film, due out in March, tells the story of Jack, a young farmhand who must rescue a princess from a race of giants after inadvertently opening a gateway to their world.
It is based on Jack the Giant Killer and Jack and the Beanstalk fairy tale and will also to be shown in 3D.