10 Things You Never Knew About The Hunger Games Franchise

The Hunger Games movie franchise is one of the most popular in the last few years and that means that there has been plenty of focus on what went on behind the scenes as well as in front of the camera. The actors have gotten a new level of scrutiny no matter how popular they were even before the films. Despite that much attention, there are still some secrets that have been left largely unknown. That’s why you’ll look so cool once you read this list and then tell your friends. Check out the 10 shocking secrets about the Hunger Games movie franchise and let us know what you think.

Phillip Seymour Hoffman’s Role In The Final Movie

As you likely know, Phillip Seymour Hoffman died before filming concluded in the final installment of the Hunger Games. One particular scene had to be changed, where Wood Harrelson’s character reads a letter to Katniss from Hoffman’s character. In the original script, this was actually a talk between Lawrence and Hoffman. Other scenes used CGI in order to make it look as though the actor was still around.

Some Countries Feared Hunger Games’ Like Uprisings

The Hunger Games movies were so inspiring to some people, there were entire countries that were afraid it would start actual uprisings. China was one country fearful of this in particular. In the Thai uprising of 2014, anti-government protesters actually adopted the three-finger salute by followers of the Mockingjay.