Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth to Costar in 'The Hunger Games’Hutcherson is cast in the role of Peeta Mellark; Hemsworth to play Gale Hawthorne.
Lionsgate announced that actor Josh Hutcherson has been cast in the role of Peeta Mellark, with Liam Hemsworth joining the film in the role of Gale Hawthorne in the film adaptation of Suzanne Collins’ worldwide smash hit novel, The Hunger Games.
Both actors will star opposite Jennifer Lawrence, who it was recently announced will play heroine Katniss Everdeen.
Source: The Hollywood Reporter
Casting News: Marcus and Max! (Plus: production officially begins!)
In case you haven’t seen this already, two cast members were announced/confirmed today:
Ray Stevenson will be playing Marcus, and Mekhi Phifer will be playing Max!
I’m pretty excited! I think Ray and Mekhi are spot on, great matches for the Marcus and Max in my head.
Also, yes, shooting did in fact BEGIN TODAY.
It still seems so unreal to me that any of this is happening. Every time I experience something that makes it feel more real, I go through this period of shock like I’m the kid in that David After Dentist video:
That is all.