'Hunger Games' Cast Reacts To Philip Seymour Hoffman Death, Sam Claflin & Lionsgate Grieve [VIDEO]

Close

Following the untimely death of Philip Seymour Hoffman on Sunday, the cast and crew of The Hunger Games series have taken to Twitter to express their grief.

Hoffman, who stared as Plutarch Heavensbee in Catching Fire and was slatted to reprise his role in Mockingjay: Part 1 and Part 2, was found dead in his New York City apartment after an alleged drug overdose, according to Variety.

'Haven' Season 5: Will William & The Colorado Kid Return [Poll]? Steve Lund Discusses His Missing Character [VIDEO]

Although Hoffman had finished work on Mockingjay: Part 1, Deadline has reported that the 46-year-old actor still had seven days of filming left for his role in Part 2 of the Lionsgate film.

"Philip Seymour Hoffman was a singular talent and one of the most gifted actors of our generation," Lionsgate said in a statement. "We're very fortunate that he graced our Hunger Games family. Losing him in his prime is a tragedy, and we send our deepest condolences to Philip's family."

'Doctor Who' Season 8 Spoilers: Time Lord Will Return To Pompeii? Is Peter Capaldi's Twelfth Iteration Really Set To Revisit The Volcanic Site? [VIDEO]

Read on below to see what other Hunger Games member have said in memory of their castmate.

"PSH - I am genuinely shocked, saddened and speechless. A truly wonderful man, with a magical touch. My hero. Thoughts are with his family" - Sam Claflin (Finnick Odair - Mackingjay: Part 1)

"F*ck. RIP - Award-winning Actor Philip Seymour Hoffman Found Dead in Manhattan Apartment" - Bruno Gunn (Brutus - Catching Fire)

"So sad, what a wonderful, real, talented and sweet person we lost today. My thoughts and prayers go out to Philip's loved ones" - Stephanie L Schlund (Cashmere - Catching Fire)

"Still processing this. Sad to see such a talented guy go. #RIPPhilipSeymourHoffman" Alan Ritchson (Gloss - Catching Fire)

"RIP PSH" - Jack Quaid (Marvel - Catching Fire)

"Greatly saddened to hear of the loss of a brilliant actor, Philip Seymour Hoffman" Robert Knepper (Antonius - Mackingjay: Part 1)


See Now: Famous Actors Who Turned Down Iconic Movie Roles

© 2020 ENSTARS, All rights reserved. Do not reproduce without permission.
SEE COMMENT
Real Time Analytics