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Phillip Seymour Hoffman’s Role in Hunger Games to be Completed Digitally

Phillip Seymour Hoffman
Since the tragic death of Phillip Seymour Hoffman, one of the big questions has been how Hunger Games: Mockingjay would complete his perfomance as Plutarch Heavensbee.  The actor had finished all of his work for the first half of the two-part adaptation, but still had seven days of shooting scheduled for part two at the time of his death.   Continue reading Phillip Seymour Hoffman’s Role in Hunger Games to be Completed Digitally

EW Reports on Hoffman’s Death and Its Effect on The Hunger Games

Phillip Seymour Hoffman

 

It seems meaningless in some ways to contemplate how the loss of one of the world’s finest actors might affect movies in progress, but for fans of The Hunger Games, one of the first questions that arose following Phillip Seymour Hoffman’s tragic death today was, “What happens to Mockingjay?”  EW  has reported that the 46 year-old actor had completed all of his shots for part one of Mockingjay, which is scheduled for a November 2014 release.  He did have a week of shooting left on part two.  It remains to be seen how Francis Lawrence and the rest of the cast and crew will mold the back half of the story to explain his absence, but I think today they’re mostly just missing a friend and a peerless talent.  EW’s full report after the break: Continue reading EW Reports on Hoffman’s Death and Its Effect on The Hunger Games