Liam Hemsworth spoke to USA Today about the filming of The Hunger Games: Catching Fire and the injury he sustained while performing a stunt.
During a stunt last week on the Atlanta set, Hemsworth reports that he took a spill, but gutted through it.
“I twisted my knee,” Hemsworth says. “I try to just fight through it. There’s so many people standing around waiting for you to do your thing. You feel sort of obligated not to let everyone down.”
He also talks about how there will be an increase of action compared to the first movie.
In fact, Hemsworth reports that his character, Gale, sidelined from the action in the first Hunger Games, really gets into the swing of things in Catching Fire.
“There’s a bunch of action in this one,” he vows. “All of the characters have much more action than they did in the first one.”
Liam had to lose some weight to portray Gale for the first movie, and it looks like he had to do the same for Catching Fire.
Hemsworth says his studly Gale is about the same as the original film. He did take some time before shooting started to “lose some weight” to get the proper look.
“It’s The Hunger Games,” he says. “My character needs to look hungry. A little bit.”
Head over to USA Today to read more Liam and his other film projects.