Liam Hemsworth is one of the headliners of the Hunger Games saga. He plays Gale Hawthorne, an 18-year-old who lives in District 12 specializing in coal mining. And imagine that before slipping into the skin of his character the actor had to put himself on a diet. Indeed, it was his brother Chris Hemsworth who gave him this advice. “My brother Chris texted me before we started shooting, and told me to lose weight. He was like, ‘It’s called The Hunger Games, not The Eating Games. Food Games]! “He confided, as revealed by Allociné. A funny advice that the main concerned followed to the letter. It is therefore totally transformed that Liam Hemsworth has made his arrival on the set.
Note that Liam Hemsworth is not the only one to have complied with drstic conditions! As the site also specifies, all the young actors of the Hunger Games had to submit to a hard training aimed at transforming them, physically and mentally, into credible competitors. On the program: running, show jumping, climbing, weapon handling, etc. Jennifer Lawrence was trained in archery by an Olympic archer and Josh Hutcherson gained seven kilos of muscle for his role as Peeta! What to be more credible in front of the camera of Gary Ross.
Hunger Games: why did Liam Hemsworth hate kissing Jennifer Lawrence on set?
If they are in love in the saga, the current did not really pass between Liam Hemsworth and Jennifer Lawrence on the set when it came to the reconciliation scenes. “Every time I had to kiss Jennifer Lawrence it was really unpleasant! (…) every time we had a kiss scene, she made a point of eating right before garlic or tuna. C was really disgusting! ” he had revealed. Something to amuse all Hollywood.
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