The Hunger Games Catching Fire Has its Finnick Odair, It’s Sam Caiflin!

The wait is finally over Panem finally has it’s Finnick Odair and it’s official it’s Snow White And The Huntsman star Sam Caflin. It’s been one of the most sought after roles in casting history which has had everyone from Robert Pattinson, Armie Hammer, Taylor Kitsch, Garret Hedlund but 26 year old British has beat them all to the post, a part he’s been connected to the past few months. His character is charismatic and clever, Finnick was a District 4 Hunger Games victor when he was fourteen.

After breaking out in his role as the romantic lead in last year’s PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: ON STRANGER TIDES, Claflin starred in the box office smash SNOW WHITE AND THE HUNTSMAN playing Prince William alongside Kristen Stewart, Charlize Theron and Chris Hemsworth.   He recently finished filming THE QUIET ONE Sopposite Jarred Harris, and MARY & MARTHA,  in which he co-stars with Hilary Swank.

 THE HUNGER GAMES: CATCHING FIRE begins as Katniss Everdeen has returned home safe after winning the 74th Annual Hunger Games along with fellow tribute Peeta Mellark.   Winning means that they must turn around and leave their family and close friends, embarking on a “Victor’s Tour” of the districts.  Along the way Katniss senses that a rebellion is simmering, but the Capitol is still very much in control as President Snow prepares the 75th Annual Hunger Games (The Quarter Quell) – a competition that could change Panem forever.
THE HUNGER GAMES: CATCHING FIRE will be directed by Francis Lawrence, and produced by Nina Jacobson’s Color Force in tandem with producer Jon Kilik. The novel on which the film is based is the second in a trilogy that has sold more than 50 million books in print and digital in the U.S. alone.
So has Francis Lawrence left anyone out? More to come?  Lionsgate will release THE HUNGER GAMES: CATCHING FIRE on November 22, 2013.