Anytime you have a novel that was as successful as The Hunger Games and it’s going to be made into a movie, there are going to be fans and foes who will critique every single move.
“When I read the book, I thought Peeta would be hardest role to cast, and I feel so lucky that we found someone who embodies every aspect of such a complex character. I can’t wait to work with Josh.”
Author Suzanne Collins added, ”I was fortunate enough to be in room with Gary Ross when Josh came in to audition. Three lines into the read I knew he would be fantastic. Josh totally captured Peeta’s temperament, his sense of humor and his facility for language. I’m thrilled to have him aboard.”