First Pics: Josh Hutcherson Starts Filming for 'Hunger Games' (PHOTOS)
Get excited Hunger Games fans – the stars of the new film are trickling down to North Carolina to start filming of the sure-to-be-epic movie!
Star Josh Hutcherson was spotted milling around on set in a black t-shirt and blue jeans. At one point, the hunky actor – who is dating Vanessa Hudgens – was spotted talking to someone behind a screen as his co-star Paula Malcomson looked on.
In the film, Josh will portray Peeta Mellark, one of the main protagonists of the popular book series.
Also on set: 30 Rock beauty Elizabeth Banks (who welcomed a baby boy in March) and newcomer Willow Shields.