“They did [approach me],” Hedlund admitted to MTV about almost playing Finnick in the upcoming “Hunger Games” sequel. “But I was working on this film at the time. We shot the whole film in 23 days and I was really immersed in it. I couldn’t get around [to reading the 'Hunger Games' novels].”
“Everybody around me is flipping out about the books, and I didn’t really have the time to sit down lately to read any book, not just ‘Hunger Games,’” he explained further. “But I’ve got a couple
on my plate that I’m looking forward to reading now.”
You can watch more of the interview below.
What do you think about Garrett passing on Finnick Odair? Are you happy the LionsGate seemed to have been listening to the fans on this one?