Josh portraying Peeta Mellark
Directed by: Gary Ross
Written By: Gary Ross, based on the novel by Suzanne Collins
Release: 23 March 2012
Status: Currently Filming in North Carolina
Genre: Action | Drama | Sci-Fi | Thriller
Also Starring: Jennifer Lawrence (Katniss Everdeen), Liam Hemsworth (Gale Hawthrone), Elizabeth Banks (Effie Trinket), Woody Harrelson (Haymitch Abernathy), Stanley Tucci (Caesar Flickerman), Alexander Ludgwig (Cato), Isabelle Fuhrman (Clove), Donald Sutherland (President Snow)
Synopsis: A young girl joins a survival contest in order to save her community in a dystopian future.
• Alex Pettyfer, Josh Hutcherson, Lucas Till, Alexander Ludwig, Evan Peters and Hunter Parrish were considered to play Peeta Mellark. Hutcherson was later cast.
• First part of a Trilogy series of young adult books by Suzanne Collins: ‘The Hunger Games’, ‘Catching Fire’, ‘Mockingjay’.