Related: Michael Clarke Duncan Has Died
"I am terribly saddened at the loss of Big Mike," Hanks tells Et. "He was the treasure we all discovered on the set of The Green Mile. He was magic. He was a big love of man and his passing leaves us stunned."
Bruce Willis, who worked with Duncan on the 1998 action film Armageddon, reacted to the news on Tuesday. "Michael Duncan was a great actor, a great human being, and he was my very dear friend. I will miss Big Mike in a Big Way," Willis said in a statement.
Duncan's death was clearly felt throughout the twitterverse as well with kind messages from entertainers dominating the micro-blogging site.
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