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Hunter Parrish: 'Hunger Games' Star?

Hunter Parrish: 'Hunger Games' Star?

Hunter Parrish is in talks with producers to play the role of Peeta Mellark in the upcoming Hunger Games film!

The 23-year-old Weeds actor told E! that he’s met with producers and that he’d be “grateful” to get to play Peeta on the big screen.

“Regardless of whether I’m a part of the film or not, I feel honored to just sort of be thought of,” Hunter said, adding, “I read the books all last year.”

As for potential co-stars, Hunter said he’d love to work with Jennifer Lawrence, who’s rumored to have nabbed the part of protagonist Katniss Everdeen.

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44 Responses to “Hunter Parrish: 'Hunger Games' Star?”

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  1. 1
    ye Says:

    He is pretty hot :)

  2. 2
    griffin Says:

    I would prefer him to Alex. He looks perfect.

  3. 3
    ashley Says:

    i really hope not. he looks too old. amongst other things.

  4. 4
    Flor Says:

    I love Hinter for Peeta but Still not sur e about Jennifer as Katniss so until The first trailer comes out And I can see her in character I’m not seeing this.

  5. 5
    Kristina Says:

    YESSS!! He’s been my Peeta all along! <3

  6. 6
    ziggie Says:

    hope its not this guy !!!

  7. 7
    jarm Says:

    Yes!..Jennifer Lawrence and Hunter Parrish will look fantastic together, great chemistry!.

  8. 8
    blondie Says:

    Please! Hunter for Peeta would be perfect! He’s been my Peeta since i started reading the books! I’m still not crazy about Jennifer as Katniss but she’s a terrific actress though!

  9. 9
    electric blue Says:

    YES PLEASE!!!!!

  10. 10
    grace Says:

    YESSS HOLY MOTHER YES YES YES YES YES YES

  11. 11
    Joanna Says:

    uhhh NO!

  12. 12
    griffin Says:

    People should watch Winters Bone on DVD to see why Jennifer is a good match for Katniss. She played a really tough and also vulnerable part, she did an amazing job.

  13. 13
    Courtney Says:

    He is the perfect Peeta!

  14. 14
    Sierra Says:

    I really hope Huner is chosen for this part! He’s a fabulous actor and I’m sure he’d give the role the spark it has. :)

  15. 15
    Max Says:

    OMG this is the best news all week =)
    HUNTER IS PEETA!!

  16. 16
    Karla Says:

    As long as it’s not Alex or Josh Im open about it. Hunter is cute but i want Jeremy Sumpter. I think jennifer is not good for the role, i prefer haille more. And why hasnt there been news for the role of Gale?

  17. 17
    Sarrie Says:

    cute but a shorty

  18. 18
    sci fic fans Says:

    too old to play 16 years old Peeta, and also too short to match with Jennifer Lawrence.

  19. 19
    Tess Says:

    PLEASE DEAR GOD YES!!!

    I totally was imagining him as Peeta when I read the books!

    HUNTER HUNTER HUNTER!!!!

  20. 20
    Kaz simply Amaazingg !!!!!!!! Says:

    Why 19 for average people???
    Ahahahahahahahahahahahaha
    hahahahahaahah

  21. 21
    M Says:

    I guess hunter is ok, i would like it to be alex pettyfer but still..
    But jennifer is way too sexy to play katniss in my opinion. I mean, in the book she’s supposed to be pretty but not sexy, that’s what they all kept telling her!! If you read the books, you know what I’m talking about

  22. 22
    kmb Says:

    Please, no. He’s weird looking and too old and thin to play Peeta. I can’t be the only one who thinks he’s a bad choice!

  23. 23
    Lucy Says:

    he’s not too old!!!
    who do you want? justin bieber??????

  24. 24
    Lucy Says:

    @kmb:
    he’s not too old!!!
    who do you want? justin bieber??????

  25. 25
    cc Says:

    I would be very disappointed if he gets the role of Peeta. Alex Pettyfer is a much better match.

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