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Sam Claflin thought Hunger Games role was prank

Nov 12 2013, 10:14am CST | by Bang Movies

Sam Claflin thought it was a prank when he was offered the role of Finnick Odair in 'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire'. The 27-year-old star was surprised to land one of the main parts in the...

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Sam Claflin thought Hunger Games role was prank

Nov 12 2013, 10:14am CST | by Bang Movies

Sam Claflin thought it was a prank when he was offered the role of Finnick Odair in 'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire'.

The 27-year-old star was surprised to land one of the main parts in the adventure movie and while he assumes ''everyone in Hollywood'' must have turned down the role, he was excited about portraying the ''hottest man in the world''.

Speaking at the 'Hunger Games: Catching Fire' world premiere in London's Leicester Square last night (11.11.13), he told BANG Showbiz: ''I was shocked to get the phone call and then realised they had probably got the wrong person and got me instead.

''Or they'd asked everyone in Hollywood who had turned it down and I was like, 'Yeah OK, I'll go for it, I'll try to be the hottest man in the world.' ''

As well as Claflin, director Francis Lawrence was also new to the franchise, taking over from 'The Hunger Games' helmer Gary Ross, and while he felt some pressure taking on the role, he was delighted to have the support of the movie's fans.

He said: ''There is always some pressure because you want to do the best you can.

''The enthusiasm of the fans was comforting and energising as opposed to scary and daunting.''

Josh Hutcherson, Jennifer Lawrence and Liam Hemsworth also walked the red carpet at the event alongside fellow co-stars Jena Malone (Johanna Mason) and Willow Shield (Primrose Everdeen).

Several stars also turned out for the occasion including Ellie Goulding, Union J, The Wanted's Tom Parker and chat show host Jonathan Ross.

Source: Bang Movies

 
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Holiday 2014 Forecast: 'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1'

Oct 31 2014 5:15pm CDT | Source: http://www.boxofficemojo.com/data/rss.php?file=topstories.xml

<< Back to Holiday 2014 ForecastThe Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1Release Date: November 21Studio: LionsgateGenre: Action/AdventureDirector: Francis LawrenceWriters: Danny Strong, Peter CraigCast: Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Woody Harrelson, Elizabeth Banks, Julianne Moore, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Jeffrey Wright, Stanley Tucci, Donald Sutherland, Toby Jones, Willow Shields, Sam Claflin, Jenna MaloneStudio Description: Katniss Everdeen is in District ...
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Peeta Sends a Message in the Latest THE HUNGER GAMES: MOCKINGJAY – PART 1 TV Spot

Oct 31 2014 11:58am CDT | Source: Collider

President Snow (Donald Sutherland) snatched Peeta (Josh Hutcherson) out of the arena at the end of The Hunger Games: Catching Fire for a reason.  He’s got big plans for the Boy with the Bread and thanks to this latest TV spot, we’re getting an extended look at them.  While Alma Coin (Julianne Moore) and Plutarch Heavensbee (Philip Seymour Hoffman) are busy prepping Katniss (Jennifer Lawrence) to lead the rebellion, Snow is using Peeta to destroy it. Hit the jump to c ...
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Final THE HUNGER GAMES: MOCKINGJAY – PART 1 Trailer Promises Massive Scope, Dire Consequences

Oct 29 2014 11:39am CDT | Source: Collider

Lionsgate has released the final The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 trailer for the upcoming event film.  Directed by Catching Fire helmer Francis Lawrence, the film finds Panem's Capitol fighting an all-out revolution, as Jennifer Lawrence’s Katniss prepares for battle in District 13 following the destruction of her home, District 12.  The scope of this thing looks absolutely massive, and while it should b ...
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THE HUNGER GAMES: MOCKINGJAY – PART 1 Empire Covers: Jennifer Lawrence is Ready for the Rebellion

Oct 27 2014 10:14am CDT | Source: Collider

You thought fighting for your life in the Hunger Games was bad?  In The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1, Katniss (Jennifer Lawrence) has to keep herself and her loved ones alive in the midst of a civil war.  No more Capitol issued arena uniforms this time around.  Katniss will be rocking body armor and a brand new bow in the franchise’s third installment and you can see it all on the cover of the Decem ...
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Casting News: Claflin, Stan, Rogen, Segan

Oct 24 2014 5:25pm CDT | Source: dark horizons

Their Finest Hour and a Half Sam Claflin ("The Hunger Games") and Lily James ("Cinderella") are circling the lead roles in "An Education" director Lone Scherfig's "Their Finest Hour and a Half" for BBC Films. Based on Lissa Evans' 2009 novel, the story follows a WW2 British movie crew trying to boost morale in the wake of the London Blitz. Gabby ...
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Mockingjay Part 1 TV Spot: New Footage!

Oct 22 2014 2:40pm CDT | Source: movie fanatic

Hot on the heels of this week’s Mockingjay Part 1 trailer, Lionsgate has released the first TV spot and it gives us even more new footage, including a tearful exchange between Peeta and Katniss! Mockingjay Part 1 TV Spot The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 opens in theaters November 21 and is the second in a row directed by Francis Lawrence, after what you see when you watch Catching Fire online. It’s a two-part finale to Suzanne Collins' The Hunger Games ...
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