Justin Timberlake in Catching Fire Casting Coup!

| April 2, 2012 | 46 Comments More

HAPPY APRIL FOOL’S DAY!!

Justin is NOT hired to play Finnick. No casting decisions have been made.

Justin Timberlake -  Finnick Odair

Catching Fire is due to start filming this fall and the first new casting decision has been made.  It seems Justin Timberlake has scored the coveted role of Finnick Odair, the Tribute from District 4.

Director Gary Ross says he couldn’t be happier that Timberlake has agreed to take on the part of Finnick.

“I loved what he did in Social Network and thought that he could really bring something special to the role of Finnick.  We are so excited that he’s joining the cast.”

So what do you think?   Are you happy about the latest news?  Do you think Justin Timberlake will make a good Finnick?

 

Happy April Fool’s Day!!

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  1. ale says:

    SO funny!! This is an April fools joke, right?

  2. Hailey says:

    April Fools! Right???? I mean, I pictured Finnick to be much much much better looking! NO NO NO NO

  3. Mindy says:

    PLEASE SAY THIS A APRIL FOOLS JOKE! WTF?! I don’t understand…

  4. Emily Mellark,,, I wish! says:

    I don’t really know how I feel about this.

  5. Jessica says:

    My feels or uncertian about this.
    And if it’s a Aprils fools joke or not.

  6. EmbeSC says:

    Haha. You guys are funny. You got me. Hehehe.

  7. hunger games fan says:

    i will literally not watch Catching Fire if this is true, just putting that out there. Unless JT just pulled acting skills out of his butt, there is no way that he could pull off this role. Just Saying.

  8. Marie says:

    No, please tell me this is a joke. I’m not happy with this.

  9. Marryanna says:

    Is this an April Fool’s joke.

    If not………………………………………… epic fail……………….

  10. Kristin and Danielle says:

    this is so an april fools joke

  11. Kaylee L says:

    False… I just checked on IMDb. they allways get stuff first. they havn’t picked anyone yet.

  12. Kaylee L says:

    at least i THINK its not true… I just hope he is a good actor if its true that he is Finnick

  13. Nicholas says:

    If this isn’t an april fools joke……I will murder someone..!!!

  14. Chelsie says:

    Is this a joke?

  15. Hannah says:

    This is a horrible April’s fools joke please tell me ur kidding I wanted to see a good looking finnick

  16. Elizabeth says:

    This had better be an April Fools Day Joke. There are so many better actors that can play Finnick. Someone better say April Fools and fast.

  17. Ayse says:

    have some faith guys…..

    …. i’m trying to have some…. it’s not working!

  18. Ayse says:

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    seriously?????????

    HAHAHAHAHAHAHA
    you know how they do those modeling kind of shots, like “the men of the hunger games”
    LOL imagine Justin Timberlake standing next to josh and Liam… hes going to out age them bad!!!! and make them look like babies! :\
    wtf did he do in the audition? did he have to do and audition? if not Gary Ross may be getting a bit over excited about how big the hunger games is. calm down buddy, where did you pull this one out from, your ass?
    *******************************************

  19. ArenaRunner says:

    This is too funny because im going to be really upset if he gets Finnick.

  20. hunger games fan says:

    i would love to know where you got this information because i just read an article about how there was another article that played april fool’s jokes on the Hunger games cast. for example, they said JHutch wasn’t coming back for the second movie and Jennifer Lawrence did not like the outcome of the movie so will not be doing the second movie. So, if this information came from that article, it is most likely false, just saying

  21. Zoe Allen says:

    I will stab myself with a trident, Finnick style, if JT is playing my boy.

  22. Blue Icicle says:

    Please tell me it’s not true! April fools right guys? Hehe? If it is true, waaaaaaaaaaahhhhh!!!!!!!!! D-:

  23. Gillian says:

    OMG! This joke is SOOO funny!

  24. Gabriel says:

    Is this a April Fool’s joke, right?

    If not….

    Oh God WHY!

  25. Hannah says:

    There is no way this is true!!! I Don’t want him to play Finnick!!!! Come on!!! There are others that are way better for the part!!!!!!!!!!

  26. erica says:

    April fools!!!!!!………………….i hope…………..if this is true i will hav to burn my team finnick shirt

  27. Chantelle says:

    If this is an April Fool’s joke its not nearly as funny as it could have been. Could totally see Justin Timberlake as Finnick…. woulda been funnier if they put Robert Pattinson…. I would have cried and refused to see Catching Fire if this were the case. lol but seriously, wouldn’t mind him as Finnick….

  28. Chantelle says:

    Truly curious though, Real or Not Real?

  29. twaiser says:

    NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!

  30. Kaylee L says:

    I think its april fools guys. no worries. I checked IMDb and i looked on the internet. They don’t have a casting list yet. plus it said that they didn’t have auditions yet.

  31. Tuti says:

    freaking hilarious

  32. Ren says:

    oh, i hate u!!!

  33. der says:

    you could have at least copied Mockingjay.nets story then i would have been upset

  34. Ayse says:

    wait i’m confused, is it a joke or not???

    please be a joke!

  35. Christalyn says:

    lawl at everyone who thought it was real.

  36. judini says:

    better TIMBERLAKE than BIEBER!

  37. D.D. says:

    THIS CAN’T BE HAPPENING!!!!!!!!!!! I really sincerely hope he is NOT cast. Finnick is supposed to be an attractive playboy… Justin Timberlake is ‘ugh’. I’m gonna start praying that he isn’t Fin….

  38. Anon says:

    Honestly, I don’t see what’s wrong with this at all… I think JT is a great actor! (After seeing Friends with Benefits) Even if this a joke… I couldn’t really imagine anyone else better. But of course, that’s just my opinion.

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