Josh Hutcherson: 7 of His Roles Before ‘Hunger Games’ Stardom (Video)

As “Hunger Games: Catching Fire” sets the box office blaze and Hutcherson prepares to take the stage as SNL’s guest host, TheWrap takes a look back at his pre-Peeta career

Last Updated: July 10, 2014 @ 8:04 PM

Josh Hutcherson, who plays “Hunger Games” victor Peeta in the blockbuster franchise, will next be seen in “Paradise Lost,” a 2014 drama in which he stars as a surfer who meets the girl of his dreams in Colombia — then meets her uncle, Pablo Escobar (Benicio Del Toro).

See video: ‘Hunger Games: Catching Fire’s’ Josh Hutcherson Is Just So Punchable in ‘SNL’ Promo

Last May, Hutcherson’s production company, JetLag Productions, announced he will star in and produce “Ape.” Directed by Miguel Sapochnik (“Repo Men”), the dark psychological thriller focuses on a young man’s struggle with mental illness, love and a deep-rooted family secret.

Read more of TheWrap’s ‘Hunger Games’ coverage:

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Why ‘Hunger Games’ Is Wall Street’s Favorite Movie

Why ‘Hunger Games: Catching Fire’ Merchandising Is Tricky as Katniss’ Fight for Her Life

Jennifer Lawrence: 5 Lessons From ‘The Hunger Games’ Star’s Career


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