Sam Claflin, best-known for starring in Snow White and the Huntsman alongside Kristen Stewart, will be playing the highly coveted role of Finnick Odair in The Hunger Games sequel, Catching Fire. For a long time,therumors have been circulating, and finally, Lionsgate has sealed the deal with the British hottie. His character, Finnick, is a victor with a very handsome face and a great body. Need we say more?
There you go, female fans of the Suzanne Collins best-selling series! The long wait is (almost) over! The movie hits cinemas in November 2013.
The much-awaited sequel to the hit Hunger Games film will have a stellar cast.
According to reports, Academy Award-winner Philip Seymour Hoffman will join the cast of The Hunger Games 2: Catching Fire. Hoffman, who won an Oscar for his role in the 2005 film Capote, will play Plutarch Heavensbee, the new head game maker who is overseeing the annual, televised fight-to-the-death staged by a repressive government in post-apocalyptic North America.
Sources said Catching Fire takes place a year after The Hunger Games. It features previous game survivors Katniss Everdeen, played by Jennifer Lawrence, and Peeta Mellark, played by Josh Hutcherson, as they are hurled back into the 75th annual games thanks to the government’s evil machinations.
The second installment of the hit film is scheduled to hit cinemas on November 22, 2013. Even this early, fans of the books and the first film are eagerly awaiting the release of Catching Fire in theaters around the world.