The Hunger Games: How are the actors doing ten years after the first movie?

Directed by Gary Ross, Hunger Games was originally released in 2012, starting a highly successful film franchise from the novels written by Suzanne Collins. Interestingly, some of the members of the list principal ended up standing out a lot with their characters and gaining increasingly daring roles in television and film.

Below, you can revisit some of them, discovering what other projects they got involved in after participating in the first film in the franchise — which this year completes ten years of production.

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Jennifer Lawrence

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After playing Katniss Everdeen, the protagonist of Hunger GamesJennifer Lawrence continued to shine in several projects, such as The good side of life (2012), which won her an Oscar for Best Actress in 2013. She also starred in X-Men: First Classas well as its sequels, playing the mutant Mystique and starring Mother! (2017), by Darren Aronofsky.

With David O. Russell he also acted in Cheating (2013) e Joy: The Name of Success (2015), roles that also earned him Oscar nominations. Your last movie was Don’t Look Upfrom Netflix, released in 2021.

Josh Hutcherson

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Starting his career at the age of 11, Josh Hutcherson was already consolidated when he received the invitation to play the young Peeta Mellark in Lionsgate’s dystopian franchise.

Very famous for his work in films like ABC of love (2005), Zathura (2005) e Bridge to terabitia (2007), after Hunger Gamesthe actor was in few productions, including Disaster Artist (2017), in addition to the series Future Man e Ultraman.

Liam Hemsworth

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Born in Australia and surrounded by brothers who also pursued an artistic career, Luke Hemsworth couldn’t escape his vocation. However, until joining the cast of Hunger Games had only stood out with The Last Song (2010), a film based on the book of the same name by Nicholas Sparks, which he starred alongside his ex-wife, Miley Cyrus.

However, after giving life to Gale Hawthorne, other interesting roles appeared in series and films such as The Elephant Princess e Most Dangerous Game.

Willow Shields

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At the time of filming, the actress was only twelve years old and played Primrose Everdeen, the sister of Katniss, who manages to get rid of an unexpected participation in the games of that era. She also played Prim in all the sequels, gaining more prominence in The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2. Now 21 years old, Shields continued her acting career, being her last work on the series. Spinning Outfrom Netflix, released in 2020.

Elizabeth Banks

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With an extensive career in film and television, Elizabeth Banks emerged as the charismatic Effie Trinket in the first film of Hunger Games. The flashy look helped to compose a character full of interesting nuances.

After experiencing it, Banks went on to bold projects, including work behind the camera, in The Perfect Choice 2 (2015) e The Panthers (2019). His performance in the movie Love & Mercy (2014) was also highly praised and she was even considered for an Oscar nomination the following year.

Woody Harrelson

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For over 30 years in business, Woody Harrelson has been nominated three times for an Oscar, however, he never won. In bringing to life the engaging Haymitch Abernathy, who seems to be Katniss’s only loyal ally, the actor received several accolades, especially for his versatility on stage.

In 2017, com Three Ads for a Crime, once again his performance was highly praised. He also joined the cast of Planet of the Apes: War (2017), Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018) e Venom: Time of Carnage (2020).

Stanley Tucci

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Like most reality shows, The Hunger Games also have a host. To play him, actor Stanley Tucci was drafted and appeared as Caesar Flickerman in the first film. However, his most notable roles are in the The devil Wears Prada (2006) e A Look at Paradise (2009).

After the dystopian franchise, he was also in Percy Jackson: Sea of ​​Monsters (2013), Spotlight: Secrets Revealed (2015), Beauty and the Beast (2017) e A Private War (2018).

Jack Quaid

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To close the list, it is necessary to mention Jack Quaid, who many may not remember, but was in the cast of the first Hunger Games like Marvel. In recent years, the actor has been on the rise for starring in the series The Boysfrom Amazon Prime Video, in addition to integrating other interesting projects, such as panic 5 (2021).

His credits after the dystopian feature still include the miniseries Vinyl (2016), from HBO, the animation Star Trek: Lower Decks (2019) and also a participation in OppenheimerChristopher Nolan’s next project.

Did you like the list? The franchise films Hunger Games are available on Amazon Prime Video and HBO Max.

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