‘It’s amusing to see how things can capture on a lifetime of their own,’ producer Nina Jacobson says of speculation surrounding the role.
By Jocelyn Vena
Jennifer Lawrence in “The Hunger Games”
Despite what you’ve heard about who is in the running to play hottie tribute Finnick Odair in the “Hunger Games” sequel, “Catching Fire,”
the studio hasn’t yet settled on a #1 choice. That method that much as rumors continue to swirl that the part could go to Garrett Hedlund or Armie Hammer, no major decisions have been made.
“That’s the body that’s crazy,” producer Nina Jacobson told the Los Angeles Times about all the fuss.
“Human beings are like path ahead of where we are. We’ve not narrowed things down by any method. It’s amusing to see how things can capture on a lifetime of their own.”
Before they denied the rumors, both Taylor Kitsch and “Twilight” star Robert Pattinson had been linked to the part. And while the fan response to all the chatter has been immense, Jacobson notes that in the end it will be about who auditions best, not just who the fans desire in the role.
“It method something that human beings can see [an actor] in that blaze, so you know [the actor] will be accepted by a abundance of human beings, on the one palm,” she said. However she added, “On the other palm, you have to kind of ignore it. You have to just sort of act like you’re sitting in a room and you desire to just pick the person who gives the best audition and looks and feels most like the part.”
When MTV News caught up with distinct of the franchise’s stars at the MTV Movie Awards at the end weekend, they didn’t necessarily have one person they wanted to see in the part, however they did notice distinct qualities that an actor must have in order to described Finnick.
Josh Hutcherson clarified that he must be “physically strong. I reckon that’s a huge vital body. I reckon somebody who’s kind of alike to Peeta in the sense that he knows sort of how to employment the situation a small bit. I reckon the physicality would be really vital for Finnick since he’s such an imposing character, for certain.”
Elizabeth Banks emphasized a hardly any other traits. “You know, just charisma, just a abundance of charisma,” she said. “And he’s a looker.”
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