Official: Sam Claflin Cast as Finnick Odair Wednesday 22 August, 2012
After basically a month of speculation, Lionsgate just announced that Sam Claflin will be playing Finnick Odair in The Hunger Games: Catching Fire.
You can follow him on Twitter at @samclaflin.
– Click here for the full press release.
– Click here for a fairly recent interview that Sam did with ShortList.com.
– Click here for another interview with Sam about Pirates of the Caribbean.
– Click here to watch Sam in a scene from Any Human Heart.
– And click here to see Sam perform three scenes from The Rover for what appears to be some sort of audition. Note: He’s incredible in these.
And since so many of you have been wonder what Sam might sound like as Finnick, we uploaded a clip of him using an American accent in the Syfy TV movie The Lost Future:
About the Character:
Charismatic and clever, Finnick was a District 4 Hunger Games victor when he was fourteen.
After breaking out in his role as the romantic lead in last year’s PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: ON STRANGER TIDES, Claflin starred in the box office smash SNOW WHITE AND THE HUNTSMAN playing Prince William alongside Kristen Stewart, Charlize Theron and Chris Hemsworth. He recently finished filming THE QUIET ONES opposite Jarred Harris, and MARY & MARTHA, in which he co-stars with Hilary Swank.