Hollywoodoutbreak.com caught up with Josh Hutcherson about his new movie Journey 2. They checked in with him about The Hunger Games and some of the early reactions to him being cast as Peeta Mellark. Josh told them he tunes out the negative stuff.
You can hear that part of the interview at their site, but here’s what he had to say:
I don’t read a lot of stuff online… I think for me it’s, everybody’s going to have their opinion, and especially when you have such a beloved book like this, people want to see it done right. And what we have to keep in mind is that Gary Ross was hired by the studio and the studio was working with Suzanne Collins because they all have a united kind of vision for the project. So having Suzanne involved in that process I think helped a lot. And having her come out and say the things she did about the casting process, for me I think, really gave me a vow of confidence as well as the audience I think.
Transcript via The Hob