Catching Fire Casting News

 

55th Annual Times BFI London Film Festival - "The Ides Of March" Premiere - ArrivalsThe Hunger Games‘ sequel Catching Fire has yet to officially cast for the role of Finnick Odair but if recent rumors are true then the role of Plutarch Heavensbee may be filled by Philip Seymour Hoffman. The rumors state that Hoffman received the offer on Monday and is going from playing Willy Loman in the Broadway revivial of Death of a Salesmen to playing the new Head Gamemaker taking over for Seneca Crane, played by Wes Bentley. A rep for the studio declined to comment on the casting news but if negotiations go smoothly then Hoffman will be joining Jennifer Lawrence, new director Francis Lawrence, and the rest of the cast when filming starts in September.