On April 7, 2012, Hutcherson threw the ceremonial opening pitch before the Reds' game against the Miami Marlins at Great American Ball Park. He is very close friends with his co-star, Hutcherson and co-star Jennifer Lawrence are both from the state of. As the games continue, the tribute death toll increases. Josh Hutcherson Wiki is a FANDOM Movies Community. He landed his first major acting role as Nicky Harper in the 2002 pilot episode of House Blend, followed by minor roles in an episode of ER and the pilot episode of Becoming Glen. Wolf mutts then chase Katniss and Peeta to the Cornucopia, where they meet the last tribute to kill, Cato (Ludwig). Josh Hutcherson revealed his thoughts on what his 'Hunger Games' character, Peeta, and Katniss Everdeen would be up to today. Also selected from District 12 is Peeta Mellark (Hutcherson), a baker's son whom Katniss knows from school, who once gave her bread when her family was starving and got a whooping for it. The Hunger Games is a science fiction action drama film that is a film adaptation of the dystopian book with the same name by Suzanne Collins. He has one younger brother, Connor Hutcherson. Character Katniss returns to Peeta, and shortly afterwards, Foxface, the girl from District 5, and Thresh are killed. Stanley Tucci As she nurses him back to health, she acts the part of a young girl falling in love to gain more favor with the audience and, consequently, gifts from her sponsors. Weâve passed the cast zone and weâre just normal-life friends now.". We participate in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon. "Itâs funny. Supposedly due to Katniss and Peeta's beloved image in the minds of the audience as "star-crossed lovers", a rule change is announced midway through the Games, stating that two tributes from the same district can win the Hunger Games as a pair. Josh Hutcherson is sharing his thoughts on where his The Hunger Games character would be now! Check out our picks for family friendly movies movies that transcend all ages. ]". As Katniss and Peeta return to District 12, President Snow watches the victor's welcome they receive whilst pondering what to do about the joint victors and the rebellion they have started. He visited Rome and Milan, and participated in a local event for children interested in moviemaking. October 12, 1992 Although she survives the ordeal in the arena and is treated to a hero's welcome in the Capitol, Katniss is warned by Haymitch that she has now become a political target after defying her society's authoritarian leaders so publicly. So I feel like there might be some more unrest that would come along.". Katniss runs to the Cornucopia, where she gets tortured by Clove (Fuhrman), the girl from District 2. Lenny Kravitz Still not signed up to Prime? Josh worked with Liam in The Hunger Games (2012), The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013), The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 (2014) and The Hunger Games: ... [About one of his most embarrassing moments] I was on a date with this girl. Union, Kentucky, USA, 22 September 2020 At Rue's request, Katniss sings to her, then spreads flowers over her body as a sign of respect as she passes away. Hutcherson supported Barack Obama during the 2012 Presidential Elections and encouraged his Twitter followers to get out and vote, as this was the first election he had voted in, himself. Birthplace All rights reserved. Josh Hutcherson's first acting role was as 'Chris Morse' in Wilder Days, released in 2003 when he was 11. His hobbies and interests while growing up included cars, bowling, soccer, competing in triathlons, playing guitar, song writing, basketball, and rock climbing. Rue distracts the Careers by setting up a smoke. 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Josh Hutcherson was 20 in The Hunger Games: Catching Fire when he played the character 'Peeta Mellark'. Quotes Every time I read anything, whether it be a book, a script or anything, I automatically imagine myself as the boy in the plot. We catch up every time we can. Leaving The Hunger Games Behind. The story follows 16-year-old Katniss Everdeen (Lawrence), a girl from District 12 who volunteers for the 74th annual Hunger Games in place of her younger sister, Primrose . "We were sort of talking about like â¦ [after] the Hunger Games, Peeta and Katniss are older and they have a kid and then the movie ends," he explained, "but then what if we pick up the story and itâs like 10 years later and there's a new rebellion that has to happen or something like that ended up. Josh Hutcherson During this time, Peeta reveals on-air his long-time unrequited love for Katniss. His first feature film role based on a book adaptation was as the voice of Markl in Howl's Moving Castle. He was awarded 'Best Male Actor' at the MTV Movie Awards 2012 for his acting as Peeta along with 'Best Fight' with Jennifer Lawrence and Alexander Ludwig (Katniss and Peeta vs. Cato). Katniss then kills Marvel back. | When the couple are finally the last two tributes, the Gamemakers reverse the rule change in an attempt to force them into a dramatic finale, where one must kill the other to win. That was over 9 years ago in 2012. His first live action role in an adaptation was the following year with Zathura. [It] was good to catch up with her because she's been off living her life in other places all over the world. Peeta Mellark United States Environmental Protection Agency, Josh Hutcherson On Getting Concussion From Jennifer Lawrence On 'Hunger Games' Set On 'Late Show With David Letterman' (VIDEO), https://thehungergames.fandom.com/wiki/Josh_Hutcherson?oldid=909647. Producer | That was over 7 years ago in 2013. While it's unclear what kind of role the beloved baker would play in that prequel â which follows young President Snow as he becomes involved with the Hunger Games â the actor said he âhappily wouldâ return to the franchise. It is directed by Gary Ross. His father, Chris, is an analyst for the EPA. The 27-year-old actor played Peeta in the film adaptations of … Katniss and Peeta are taken to the Capitol, located in the former Rocky Mountains, where their drunken mentor, Haymitch Abernathy (Harrelson), victor of the 50th Hunger Games, instructs them to watch and learn the talents of the other tributes.