What happened to the young actor?


Among that good was the reaction to his performance. Hutcherson was beloved by fans as Peeta, and he also commanded critical and public respect for his acting.

At the time of the last two films (Mockingjay Part 1 and Mockingjay Part 2), Hutcherson even received a buzz at the Oscars for his portrayal of “Hijacked Peeta” (to the uninitiated, that meant he had been tortured and brainwashed into believing that Katniss, played by Lawrence, was determined to kill him).

Nothing happened, because the very Oscars, very Rarely recognize young adult films, but it is a testament to the respect Hutcherson established.

Then, with the four films coming to an end and as the stars of Lawrence and Hemsworth continued to rise, Hutcherson’s profile declined.

Turns out it was a conscious decision.

In 2020, he described the experience with The hunger Games To Weekly entertainment like “like my college”.

“It was like a coming of age period for me,” he said in 2020.

“They were worlds apart from anything I’ve ever known. It’s like a double-edged sword. Obviously, the benefit of having more projects coming up is great. But when I decided to be an actor at eight, to be famous and to be recognized was not on my radar, I just wanted to make movies.

“This naivety followed me until The hunger Games slapped me in the face. It’s hard for anyone to digest, especially a kid from Kentucky.

“It made me realize the kind of actor I wanted to be. The idea of ​​doing big, big projects that make you even better known doesn’t sound so appetizing. If this opportunity presented itself again, I would have to think about it. see you.”

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