According to Jeff Sneider of Variety and Deadline, the talented Phillip Seymour Hoffman has been offered the coveted role of Plutarch Heavensbee in the Hunger Games sequel, Catching Fire.
The actor has recently left his Los Angeles-based agency, Paradigm. Seymour Hoffman has a very impressive resume and was nominated for a Tony Award for his performance in his Broadway show, Death of a Salesman, in which he co-starred with Andrew Garfield.
Hunger Games fans, do you think Seymour Hoffman suits this role? Would you be happy if he got cast as Plutarch Heavensbee? Are you looking forward to getting a first look at Catching Fire?
Tom Hardy, the Inception, Dark Knight Rises, and Lawless star, is planning to star in the musical Harold’s Harem. The show was created by screenwriter Brett C. Leonard and Hardy describes it as a “crazy piece of work.” Hardy is set to play the lead character Harold. Currently, information on when and where the show will be produced has not been publicized.
In an interview, Hardy states: “It would be a serious piece and more in the vein of the Civil Rights breakthrough musical Caroline or Change.” Caroline or Change played in Broadway’s Eugene O’Neill Theatre in 2004 and won six Tony Award nominations before the show was moved to London’s National Theatre.
Do you think this is a good choice for Tom Hardy? Are you interested in seeing his musical theatre talents?
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