On Saturday, our own President Snow, Donald Sutherland attended the Champs Elysées Festival in Paris, France. The amazing actor received the Commander of Arts and Letters medal and received a standing ovation as he accepted the medal. The Wall Street Journal caught up with Sutherland, and discussed his thoughts on different political system. As part of the discussion, he talked about his role in The Hunger Games and his excitement about the second installment in the series.
Now, the 77 year-old Canadian actor says he can hardly wait until the September shoot of “Hunger Games 2″.
“As President Snow, the role I play in the film, I’m a true totalitarian. But the character is really smart, and as a politician, he has nothing to lose. He administers fear and hope. The film also shows what being a capitalist is in the United States. It’s the oppressive oligarchy of the privileged.”
But political allegories aside, the actor says that he has always been fascinated with the abuse of power.
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It is always great to see the series’ cast excited to film, because we are certainly excited to see the movie! We also love hearing Sutherland’s thoughts on his sadistic character. What do you think? Are you glad to hear about his excitement? Let us know in the comments!