Following his appearance in the upcoming family adventure JOURNEY 2: THE MYSTERIOUS ISLAND, up-and-coming your actor JOSH HUTCHERSON will follow with the role of Peeta Mellark in the big-screen adaptation of SUZANNE COLLINS’ young-adult bestseller THE HUNGER GAMES. Co-written and directed by GARY ROSS, THE HUNGER GAMES cast also includes JENNIFER LAWRENCE, LIAM HEMSWORTH, ELIZABETH BANKS, WOODY HARRELSON, ALEXANDER LUDWIG and STANLEY TUCCI.
A working actor since he was 10-years-old, HUTCHERSON works steadily. But,at the recent press event for JOURNEY 2, he admitted that the role in THE HUNGER GAMES was his holy grail. (CLICK ON THE MEDIA BAR FOR AUDIO)
JOURNEY 2: THE MYSTERIOUS ISLAND opens in theaters 2/10
THE HUNGER GAMES is set for release 3/23