Casting announcements for The Hunger Games: Catching Fire have been non-existent since the August 22nd confirmation that Sam Claflin would be playing Finnick Odair in the movie. However, the Internet continues to provide fans with news and photos worth checking out.
Here’s a round-up of recent online news tid-bits for The Hunger Games: Catching Fire worth a few minutes of your time:
Donald Sutherland’s Starburst Interview
The actor talks candidly about playing President Snow in The Hunger Games movies and what drew him to the role. He tells Starburst: “I was sent this script by director Gary Ross. I read it and immediately wrote a letter to my agent because I came away from it with my mind terribly stimulated, extraordinarily impressed.”
Alan Ritchson Buffs Up for Catching Fire
Ritchson, the model-turned-actor who plays Gloss in Catching Fire, was already quite fit when he was cast in the role. But Perez Hilton has some photos of the actor after training for Catching Fire which shows Ritchson even more buff than ever before.
Jena Malone Training for Catching Fire
Ritchson isn’t the only new Tribute in Catching Fire who’s in training for the movie. Malone, who plays Johanna Mason in the film, also posted a photo to her Instagram account along with the message, “TONING UPside down.”
The Hunger Games UK DVD Bonus Features
The DVD and Bluray of The Hunger Games is now available in the UK, and as part of the release, more special features have been released online. Yahoo! UK has an exclusive casting featurette, in which Gary Ross and others discuss finding the perfect actors for The Hunger Games characters.
Woody Harrelson’s Huffington Post UK Interview
Harrelson shares some insight into playing his character, Haymitch Abernathy, in a new interview with The Huffington Post UK. He tells Huffington, ” In some ways he’s a little bit jaded, but under all that he is a wonderful person.”
Catching up on Catching Fire news after the long holiday weekend? Here are some other recent headlines worth checking out:
- ‘The Hunger Games: Catching Fire’ to feature more eccentric hair styles
- Liam Hemsworth joins ‘The Hunger Games: Catching Fire’ cast in Atlanta
- Fans participate in ‘The Hunger Games’ tribute parade through London
- ‘Dragon Tattoo’ costume designer joins ‘The Hunger Games: Catching Fire’
- Tonner Doll Company’s ‘The Hunger Games’ figurines available for pre-order
- Signs of preparation for ‘The Hunger Games: Catching Fire’ spotted in Atlanta
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