Robert Pattinson Not Finnick Odair/Catching Fire: Garrett Hedlund?

June 18, 2012 under News

29 May 2012 7:01 PM, PDT

Robert Pattinson will not play Finnick Odair in The Hunger Games‘ sequel Catching Fire. The source for the rumor was an “exclusive” at the website Think McFly Think, which claimed that Lionsgate was after Pattinson for the role. The actor himself, however, has said it’s not true, he was never offered the Catching Fire role, and there’s no chance he would be offered it, either. “I woke up this morning and saw all these things about me being cast in The Hunger Games,” Pattinson, while at the Cannes Film Festival, told USA Today. “I was kind of curious for a second. So I called my agent. … My agent was like, ‘No,’ … no one’s going to offer you that part.” Robert Pattinson as Finnick Odair: Rumor source The were probably a couple of reasons for the rumor: Francis Lawrence will be directing Catching Fire and Lionsgate has absorbed Summit Entertainment. »

- Andre Soares

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