Rumor & Video: Sam Claflin for Finnick Odair?
Zap2it is now reporting that the role of Finnick Odair has been offered to Sam Claflin:
Sources tellZap2it exclusively that the most coveted role in“The Hunger Games” sequel“Catching Fire”has been cast — and British actorSam Claflin has got the gig. Official reps for the film won’t comment on the casting, but our reliable sources reveal that producer Nina Jacobson and Lionsgate have signed off on Clafin’s offer.
Now he just has to accept the role!
No OFFICIAL word has come from Lionsgate, so take this as a big RUMOR for now.
Sam is best known for his role in Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides, and, more recently, for his role in Snow White and the Huntsman.
The rumor that Sam Claflin has scored the role of Finnick Odair in Catching Fire is hotting up. The story emerged from Zap2it, quoting one of their sources as saying it’s a done deal. The rumor then came up on Variety, reporting that the film franchise has allegedly offered the part to the British actor for The Hunger Games sequel.
You can check out the video to see how PopSugar has reported the news. Hopefully we’ll get some official word real soon.
Source: Pop Sugar via My Hunger Games