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(HMG Celebrity News) – Josh Hutcherson and Liam Hemsworth have joined Academy Award nominee Jennifer Lawrence, in the big-screen adaptation of Suzanne Collins’s wildly successful sci-fi young adult books story. Lawrence was cast as Katniss Everdeen, the heroine of the best-selling, Both actors expressed interest in the highly anticipated project, which will be directed by Gary Ross. Hutcherson (“The Kids Are All Right” star) as Peeta Mellark, will compete for the affections of Katniss with her strapping hunting partner Gale Hawthorne, to be played by 21-year-old Liam Hemsworth (“TheMore >
Has The Hunger Games found its Peeta Mellark?
Sources tell E! News that Weeds star Hunter Parrish is in serious negotiations to take on the male lead in this anticipated movie franchise. He confirmed to the site last night that he has “met the producers” and would be “grateful” for the opportunity.
Parrish hasn’t seen a script for the film based on Suzanne Collins’ bestselling novel trilogy yet, but it’s one of the most sought after roles in Hollywood. (Alex Pettyfer is also under consideration to play Peeta.) Jennifer Lawrence is the leading contender to portray Katniss Everdeen.