Readers Respond: Who Should Play Finnick Odair in 'Catching Fire'? (PHOTOS)

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Now that Hunger Games has been in theaters for over a week now, (and dominating at the box office, by the way!) it's time to start brainstorming for its sequel, Catching Fire!

In a recent interview with MTV, it was brought up that Zac Efron's name had been tossed around to play Finnick Odair, easily one of the most coveted parts for CF, and the 24-year-old High School Musical star said he knew nothing about a deal being made. However, he did mention that he had read the first book and was looking forward to seeing Hunger Games in theaters.

Sure, filming for Catching Fire likely won't start until the end of summer, and we won't even see it hit the big screen until November 2013, but that doesn't mean we can start doing some casting on our own! Celebuzz asked our Facebook readers who they'd like to see take on the role of Finnick, and we got some great answers!

If you haven't read Catching Fire or have no idea who Finnick Odair is let us break it down for you:

Finnick is a handsome young man from District 4 who won the 65th annual Hunger Games when he was only 14 years old, which makes him about 24 when Catching Fire takes place. He is extremely confident and has a reputation for being quite the ladies man, and mentions his lovers pay him in "secrets." Katniss (Jennifer Lawrence) comes across him when (spoiler alert!) they must fight against each other in the Quarter Quell, which pits former 24 victors against each other to celebrate the Hunger Games' 75th anniversary.

That being said, these were some suggestions made by Celebuzz's readers:

Krissy D. said: jake gyllenhaal!

Maddie A. said: Jensen Ackles or Garrett Hedlund please!

Leah W. said: Totally kellan lutz would be better. I see finnick to be all muscle.

Amber E. said: James Franco

Caroline W. said: I thought Justin Timberlake had the part???

Alexandra M. said: Hunter Parrish! He's so perfect. All blonde and muscles :)

Taylor Marie K. said: GRANT GUSTIN.

Tanisha M. said: I'm keeping my fingers crossed for armie hammer

Mika F. said: Zac is the most perfect person on the planet he is a great actor, he can do great any role, including Finnick

Eimear K. said: I think alex pettyfyer would make a brilliant one!

Even Secret Circle actor Chris Zylka has been campaigning! He posted on Twitter:

So many choices! We put together some of the best contenders in the gallery above!

What do you guys think? Who is the best fit to play Finnick? Keep the debate going in the comments!

Discuss

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  • Emma Ujević
    Emma Ujević

    i have reed the chatching fire and i can't emagine zac efron like finnick odair.and if they end up together like a couple (jennifer lawrence and zac efron) i'm so gonna hate him

  • GleeManiac
    GleeManiac

    Too bad he wasn't casted

  • GleeManiac
    GleeManiac

    Yes! I pictured him perfectly! But the sad thing is he didn't even read the second book so if he was cast he have to read the book to relate with Finnick!

  • Ana
    Ana

    Hes too old looking. We need a 20 something year old. Zac is PERFECT!

  • Jenny
    Jenny

    If he was blonde again then YEA!!! wen i imagine finnick i think Alex Pettyfer

  • Abbie Caton
    Abbie Caton

    sure he has the looks, but i dont think that he can truly take on the role of finnick. coz in all the movies hes been in its usually a simple love story with its ups and downs. finncks role runs deeper than that nd i personally dont think he can do it.

  • SydneyBean
    SydneyBean

    Wow!!!!! I totally disagree. He is perfect for the role!

  • SydneyBean
    SydneyBean

    Yes Yes Yes i kept on putting it on almost every fan site and hunger games fb page. when I read the books I pictured him as Finnick!!!! Where's Finnick? Odair he is!

  • SIra
    SIra

    here's my personal favourite for Finnick!

  • ashley
    ashley

    nope

  • ashley
    ashley

    YESS!!!! :D :D :D :D :D :D :D

  • BOB
    BOB

    Joey Graceffa! Where's Joey?

  • Darien, Q.
    Darien, Q.

    He would be great as Finnick, look at him! If you actually read the books then you should of at least had that image. I say yes completely to Hunter Parrish!

  • Abbie Caton
    Abbie Caton

    seriously? he looks a little older than that. preferably i would lyk Garrett Hedlund to play finnick but if he doesnt then this dude would b my second choice.

  • diana310
    diana310

    You guys know he's only 25 right? That's only a year older then what Finnick is suppose to be. He's not old he's perfect for the role.

  • Mira
    Mira

    Not James Franco! :O

  • Taylor
    Taylor

    Ewww no!! Too skinny not muslcy and doesn't have the look.. He looks like he couldn't even carry Mags :/

  • Taylor
    Taylor

    OH YES!!!!!! PERFECT! :) Muscley and PERFECT!! PLEASE look!

  • Anna Watters
    Anna Watters

    JOEY GRACEFFA!!!!!!!!

  • Abbie Caton
    Abbie Caton

    PERFECT!!!!!!!!!!YES YES YES. this picture doesnt exactly do him justice but i was looking at other pictures of him online, you know without the beard and some of him in tron legacy and he looks lyk he was made to be finnick. if he doesnt play the role then im gonna be very upset.

  • Abbie Caton
    Abbie Caton

    too old sorry james. loved you in spiderman though.

  • Abbie Caton
    Abbie Caton

    no please no if you ppl r true hunger games fans then you wouldnt torture the movie by having one of my favorite characters be played by him. i mean no offence to him but i really dont think he can play the highly emotional and abused role of finnick.

  • Abbie Caton
    Abbie Caton

    i pick garrett

  • Abbie Caton
    Abbie Caton

    you no what with a little bit of hair dying and stuff im sure they could make him look so much younger then he would b a perfect finnick

  • Abbie Caton
    Abbie Caton

    hell no

  • batriz
    batriz

    Garrett. He got the talent to pull of the comedy and the tragedy on Finnick and he got the looks. And he also will look older than katniss, peeta and stuff, because finnick is 24, so i don't think its cool if they cast someone like Grant Gustin who would look younger than katniss . Jennifer is 21 and plays a 16 year-old, why cant he play a 24-year old being 27? And there's something else: she lives on district 4, wich is basically the beach, he can't have a flawless skin. GARRETT4FINNICK!

  • Priscila
    Priscila

    He has the right look and everything I guess, but Finnick is older than Katniss and Peeta, and Zac does not look older than Jennifer and Josh...

  • diana310
    diana310

    One word : NO!

  • HARRY FREAKIN' POTTER
    HARRY FREAKIN' POTTER

    darren 'warbler' criss was harry potter... why shouldnt we let grant 'warbler' gustin join in on the fun... otherwise he might just form a parodying production :)

  • maggie
    maggie

    JOE WALKER for Finnick.

  • sarah
    sarah

    I think a great one to throw into the mix is Toby Hemingway, good at the bad boy and has the looks and charm, he is hot! He was in The Covenant, Feast of Love, In Time, Playback and 1 out of 7

  • Lex
    Lex

    Oh man if he gets it, I'll be over the moon! I'd still be happy if Grant Gustin or Armie Hammer got it though.

  • Erin C.
    Erin C.

    NO!!!!

  • Erin C.
    Erin C.

    Absolutely Not!!!

  • Erin C.
    Erin C.

    Face perfect... Height not so much... But they messed up with Peeta's height as well!! Hollywood can do a good job making someone look taller then they are, like they did with Tom Cruise!

  • Erin C.
    Erin C.

    Possible... With blonder hair and no beard!!

  • Erin C.
    Erin C.

    Possibly

  • Ernsssss
    Ernsssss

    he looks good but my number one pet peeve is that he is frickin' FIVE FEET SEVEN INCHES TALL -.- if you REALLY want a perfect finnick he has to be at least 6'0

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  • Alex Riley
    Alex Riley

    Grant IS Finnick Odair!!

  • Samantha Pollum
    Samantha Pollum

    GRANT!!!!

  • Annie
    Annie

    He looks the part... but can he act is the question

  • Sara
    Sara

    Ryan Mcintyre Is an unknown that can act! He is beautiful and so sweet. He was a recently cast in a movie called Defenders and Prey . Also one pending with Jim Carey. He is blond 6'2 So athletic with a great smile. His credits are all small because They all just started production but I think he will be big. Look at his pictures on IMDB. OMG!!!!!!! I know him from acting class and have read the books he is PERFECT. Ryan Mcintyre could be amazing as Finnick~ Sara

  • Sara
    Sara

    Ryan Mcintyre Is an unknown that can act! He is beautiful and so sweet. He was a recently cast in a movie called Defenders and Prey . Also one pending with Jim Carey. He is blond 6'2 So athletic with a great smile. His credits are all small because They all just started production but I think he will be big. Look at his pictures on IMDB. OMG!!!!!!! I know him from acting class and have read the books he is PERFECT. Ryan Mcintyre could be amazing as Finnick~ Sara

  • Luana Jane Williams
    Luana Jane Williams

    Grant is Perfect for the role of finnick!

  • Luana Jane Williams
    Luana Jane Williams

    To be honest, I see Grant Gustin should be Finnick. He would be perfect for the role! he even said that he would love to be Finnick D:

  • Shelby Anne Sharp
    Shelby Anne Sharp

    I would love to see him as Finninck. He will make the perfect Finnick.

  • Shelby Anne Sharp
    Shelby Anne Sharp

    I would love to see Grant as Finnick, but I also think that Garrett Hedlund would make the perfect Finninck. I can only Grant as Sebastian in 'Glee' not 'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire'.

  • Anna
    Anna

    So much yes!

  • Courtney Ashford
    Courtney Ashford

    Definitely not.

  • Courtney Ashford
    Courtney Ashford

    I heard he's a divo(male diva) so "no"

  • Courtney Ashford
    Courtney Ashford

    Ahhhhhh.......NO

  • Courtney Ashford
    Courtney Ashford

    Exactly.

  • Courtney Ashford
    Courtney Ashford

    I don't find him attractive 1 bit, but it seems A LOT of people r pushing 4 him. Sooo... if they choose 2 cast him, he badly needs a tan, to bulk up, many, many things b4 filming starts.

  • Courtney Ashford
    Courtney Ashford

    He's only 26? Dang, he looks older. Anywho, I could def c Garret getting the role.

  • Courtney Ashford
    Courtney Ashford

    He has charm and has turned into a decent actor, but there r way better choices.

  • Courtney Ashford
    Courtney Ashford

    N-O. Who thought of this guy?

  • Courtney Ashford
    Courtney Ashford

    He'd make a pretty good choice.

  • Courtney Ashford
  • Courtney Ashford
    Courtney Ashford

    Sam, thank u 4 ur intelligent responses. U made great arguments, but I still think that men, others wouldn't want 2 c Zac n this role (even though he is a good actor). My choices 4 the role (n order of who should get it) r: 1Jesse Williams, 2 Garrett Hedlund, 3 Oliver Jackson-Cohen, and now that someone's brought him up: 4 Aaron Taylor-Johnson*he was great in "Nowhere Boy"

  • Averi
    Averi

    Um, Yes. Very much so. Please, let him be Finnick. Put some bronze in his hair, he would totally be Finnick. I love him SO much, and he's got the look too. (:

  • Ana Disla
    Ana Disla

    he looks great but if he's going to be finnik he needs a tanning session LOL!

  • Ana Disla
    Ana Disla

    NOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!

  • Renee
    Renee

    whoever it is he must have green eyes cause the book say something about his green eyes so maybe Grant Gustin??????

  • Ildze
    Ildze

    Hell yeah. :)

  • Ildze
    Ildze

    omfg. definitely no!!

  • Ildze
    Ildze

    He would be good. :)

  • Ildze
    Ildze

    Yea right. ;DD

  • Ildze
    Ildze

    Are u kiding? ;D Isn`t he too old for that roll?

  • Ildze
    Ildze

    Oh God.. Absalutly NO!!

  • molly
    molly

    the force field scene would be josh's new cave scene.

  • Sophie
    Sophie

    YES!!!!

  • Gian
    Gian

    Finnick reminds me of Silas!!! Hunter is already good at playing Silas, why can't he be great at playing the role of Finnick?

  • Brookie
    Brookie

    Look, I'm absolutely in love with One Direction, but they cannot act.

  • spiniton85
    spiniton85

    ew, I do not like this guy at all. I don't see it! His face is a little too feminine.

  • spiniton85
    spiniton85

    not in this picture, but I think this guy would be good.

  • spiniton85
    spiniton85

    I don't think he's too old, but he's definitely not good looking enough.

  • spiniton85
    spiniton85

    Gabriel Macht would make a great Finnick. As long as he has a good body. But Zac efron is waaaaaaayyy too feminine looking.

  • Pander
    Pander

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  • grace
    grace

    Ever think of Harry Styles? Curly hair? Like perfect? Even Louis Tomlinson could pull it off... EVEN Liam Payne... Please... but i could live with zac efron kindaishnotreally

  • grace
    grace

    louis tomlinson, harry styles. either would work.

  • Victoria
    Victoria

    Ian Somerhalder is the perfect Finnick. Even though he doesn't have Finnick's looks, he has the sarcasm that fits Finnick. He isn't too old because he fits Damon Salvatore and he is only 20.

  • Izzie Rowlands
    Izzie Rowlands

    OMG ALEX NEEDS TO PLAY FINNICK! <3

  • Fabi Martinez
    Fabi Martinez

    HE IS PERFECT FOR FINNICK. HE'S STRONG AND HOT! JUST LIKE SAM SAID HES NOT A HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL BOY ANYMORE.LOOK AT ALL THE MOVIES HES BEEN! PLUS HOW CAN HE NOT BE PERFECT FOR FINNICK! IF HE TURNS OUT TO BE FINNICK YOU GUYS ARE JUST GOING TO GET USED TO IT OR JUST SUCK IT UP!

  • Sara
    Sara

    He doesn't look like Finnick to me at all.

  • Sara
    Sara

    I'm indifferent. It could work.

  • Sara
    Sara

    I agree! I think he is a little too feminine to be Finnick.

  • Sara
    Sara

    Really?! I dont think so!

  • Sara
    Sara

    I agree 100%

  • Sara
    Sara

    I love James Franco but REALLY? He does not in anyway translate to FInnick!

  • Sara
    Sara

    He's hot, it could work but not how I pictured Finnick when reading the book.

  • Sara
    Sara

    This is exactly how I pictured Finnick when I read Catching Fire!

  • gomenesigh
    gomenesigh

    He already has wrinkles on his face. Definitely too old to play Finnick.

  • gomenesigh
    gomenesigh

    He is too much of a flat actor to be able to play Finnick and he's too well known for doing kid movies and such. Only recently I believe has he graduated to real movies and even then he isn't that great. He also doesn't have the looks to play that part.

  • gomenesigh
    gomenesigh

    He looks too old to be Finnick.

  • gomenesigh
    gomenesigh

    As far as looks go I would think he would be alright except for his head. It's a little big.

  • gomenesigh
    gomenesigh

    He looks too bulky to be Finnick, plus there is just something about him that makes him look old. Aaron Johnson also looks too pretty to be Finnick. :/

  • gomenesigh
    gomenesigh

    He doesn't really look like a good match for Finnick. He looks a lot like a pretty boy and Finnick is not that at all.

  • gomenesigh
    gomenesigh

    Retract my comment on Justin Timberlake! i don't know who this man is but he is definitely a good physical make to be Finnick.

  • gomenesigh
    gomenesigh

    I can see him being Finnick more than the others I have seen so far but people already know who he is and the kinds of things he has been in. His other movies make him not fit the part for Finnick.

  • gomenesigh
    gomenesigh

    Have to agree on that one. Zac Efron is a flat actor who can only play one kind of role and it isn't Finnick. Plus he is nowhere near attractive enough to play someone like that.

  • gomenesigh
    gomenesigh

    He is not attractive enough to be Finnick :/ he also looks old.

  • Hanna
    Hanna

    Ew. No, just no. Not Efron, anyone but him. And this guy. And Robert Pattinson.

  • julianna
    julianna

    I like garret the best. I really can't see zac efron or anyone else. I just think that the part fits Garrett well

  • Bonnie
    Bonnie

    MY FINNICK <3

  • Sam
    Sam

    I'm still rooting for Zac Efron. He's 24, Finnick's 24... C'mon, how can you get more realistic than that? Same profile, same age, and Efron sure as hell has the talent. (;

  • Sam
    Sam

    Let's keep in mind that Finnick is described as "one of the youngest victors." While I love Garrett, he's too old for this role now. Like Cassie Jewls said, he would have been great three to four years ago. But Garrett isn't the TRON (2010) kid anymore. He's a man and no longer fits the profile for Finnick.

  • Sam
    Sam

    I remember when the hype was all about the casting of Katniss. *So* many people were infuriated when Jennifer Lawrence had been cast (and I'm not gonna lie, I was too). Same goes for Josh Hutcherson as Peeta and Liam Hemsworth as Gale. Now, while I was disappointed with the casting (despite how much I love the actors), I still went to see the movie. The casting directors *did not* make *any* mistakes. The characters were all portrayed flawlessly. Now, if the casting crew didn't fail us last time, they won't fail us this time or the next. Now, I will say that I would *love* to see Zac Efron as Finnick Odair. Efron is an exemplary actor and works extremely hard. He literally studied Matthew Perry for hours for the 2009 film, 17 Again. Zac Efron has done musicals (hate them all you want, but those are damn hard to perform), romances, comedies, and let's not forget his fabulous job in Charlie St. Cloud. Gem, you said Zac Efron wasn't diverse. Take a look at everything he has accomplished and try saying that again. He's not just the little High School Musical boy anymore. He's a grown man and he could pull off Finnick Odair like a banana peel. He's got the profile and he sure as hell has the talent to pull it off. Kate, you said Finnick should be played by an actor who is not well known. I think that's ridiculous. An actor is an actor. It doesn't matter how famous they are. It matters how the character is portrayed. If these so called "dedicated fans" of the Hunger Games are going to make the casting about fame, then maybe Suzanne Collins should reconsider her contract with Lionsgate. Just telling it like it is.

  • JoAnn
    JoAnn

    I think Michael Weatherly, who plays Special Agent Anthony DiNozzo on the television series NCIS, would be great as Finnick Odair in Catching Fire.

  • putyourname
    putyourname

    GRANT FUCKING GUSTIN!!!!!!!

  • Gem
    Gem

    Has no one thought about Aaron Johnson? he could fit quite easily into the description, and i have seen so many of his films, he's amazingly diverse. and when you look at finnicks character he goes through so much, he's sexually abused by the peole of the capitol pretty much, then hides it with jokes, he cares for people and helps those in need like Peeta, Mags and Katniss and then he goes through a state where he boarders on a mental break down but is Annie's complete support and keeps her emotionally stable ... on top of that like an amazing warrior. I don't think any of the actors suggested could quite pull it off. Anyone else agree with Aaron for Finnick?

  • Gem
    Gem

    Finnick seems to be a pretty deep character in the book, he's used by the capitol sexually but hides it with light hearted jokes, is an amazing warrior, helps those in need and truly cares (Saving Peeta and crying for Mags), plus he goes kind of mad when Annie is taken from him yet is her complete emotional support when they're reunited. Could he actually play this role? I like Zac Efron but I don't think he's that diverse :/ Maybe someone like Aaron Johnson?

  • Gem
    Gem

    It could work if he dyed his hair brown and grew it a bit ... I don't think he could be playful and cheeky enough to be Finnick ... How come no one has suggested Aaron Johnson? He's perfect age, a good match to the description and brilliant actor who's displayed so much diversity. I vote Aaron :D

  • Kam
    Kam

    YESSS! HE IS (he should be most of all here!) :]

  • Hannah
    Hannah

    ya no way would i watch the force feild scene it would be retarded!

  • Cristiano Ronaldo IS Finnick!
    Cristiano Ronaldo IS Finnick!

    Cristiano Ronaldo IS Finnick! He is a famous Portuguese Soccer player for a Spanish Team and Captain of the Portuguese National team. I believe he speaks English very well. He sooo beautiful and TAN....check out his Armani Ad on Youtube you wont regret it!

  • MADDY
    MADDY

    ZAC EFRON OR ELSE ILL BE REALLY MAD!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Kate
    Kate

    No way. He is too popular for the role, which should have a semi/not well known hot actor. Hence, Grant Gustin.

  • Me
    Me

    please, Jake Gyllenhaal, Jensen Ackles and everyone above the age of 30 shouldn't even be considered. Finnick is in his mid 20's. I think the only mid 30 guys who could pass as Finnick is Ian Somerhalder, the others are out of question. The more appropriated choices, the ones I think would do justice to Finnick's character are Grant Gustin and Ian Somerhalder. They are the only ones charming enough, who can also play out the depth of the character, the rest are wrong choices.

  • Genesis Tirado
    Genesis Tirado

    In my opinion Armie Hammer would be the perfect Finnick Odair

  • Michelle Swartz
    Michelle Swartz

    Chris Zylka or Zac Efron would be awesome!

  • Alejandritha Vilchez
    Alejandritha Vilchez

    he must be, it seems both Finnick

  • Meghan
    Meghan

    James Gaisford. He looks older than 17, and is already an awesome actor! love love loveee him

  • liberty
    liberty

    Ryan McGrady! (imdb him) :D

  • aunnie98
    aunnie98

    yes he would be a great Finnick.

  • Savannah
    Savannah

    YES!!!

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    Sonam

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  • Debora
    Debora

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    Chandrima

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    Medo

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  • Shea
    Shea

    I think Alex Pettyfer looks attractive enough to get the part

  • Kate
    Kate

    HELL NOOO!!!! Anyone ever thought of Louis Tomlinson??? HE'D B AWESOME FOR FINNICK!!!

  • madison
    madison

    lol yeah its like can we do that scean again i dont think i got it right, no you got it perfect no shut up i wanna do it again lmao

  • Caro
    Caro

    GOOD CHOICE!

  • selena lopez
    selena lopez

    he is soooooo cute

  • k
    k

    Chase Crawford should be Finnick

  • Louise Clare
    Louise Clare

    Alex Pettyfer is the only person I could ever imagine playing Finnick! some of these suggestions are just ridiculous! Its like you don't even know the character at all!

  • grace
    grace

    HUNTER!!!! if he dies his hair red he will be PERFECT!!!!

  • Emily Hillary-Burman
    Emily Hillary-Burman

    Hunter Parrish

  • SweetteainKY
    SweetteainKY

    LOL am I the only one thinking of the fact that Josh has a guy crush on him....Haha can you imagine the "force field scene." Ahahah

  • Lauren
    Lauren

    YESSSSSS

  • Lauren
    Lauren

    GRANT GUSTIN

  • Nina Black
    Nina Black

    I think Alex Pettyfer should play Finnick :3

  • Ashley
    Ashley

    Garrett Hedlund, Freddie Stroma, or Cam Gigandet! Please no Zac Efron or Justin Timberlake. Those would be the worst possible choices

  • shoebox24
    shoebox24

    Garrett is 27. But he looks 31. Hunter is handsome enough. Trust me. He even has the body for it. You can't tell me Josh was your first pick for Peeta, but he's done great with the role.

  • Emerald
    Emerald

    Garret definitely needs to play Finnick! Without the facial hair he's perfect for it! :D I <3 Garret!

  • Emerald
    Emerald

    Garret's only 26, 2 years older than Finnick is supposed to be. This guy is too pale, and not handsome enough to play Finnick. Garret Hedlund deff needs to play Finnick :D

  • JJ
    JJ

    I think Armie Hammer could really pull off this role but i also think Grant Gustin and Benjamin Stone would be good too, it just depends on who can really pull all of the necessary qualities to Finnick.

  • Lalalalooloo
    Lalalalooloo

    Please please please please please please please!

  • Emma Rudolph
    Emma Rudolph

    or Tom Felton!!!!!!

  • Emma Rudolph
    Emma Rudolph

    Hunter Parrish, Justin Timberlake or Freddie Stroma Please!!!!!

  • oefouheohef
    oefouheohef

    JOEY GRACEFFA!!!!!!!!!! :)

  • shoebox24
    shoebox24

    Nein, say the German.

  • shoebox24
    shoebox24

    N.O

  • shoebox24
    shoebox24

    Man, Garrett would have been perfect for this role about 3- 4 years ago. Now? No way. If he does do it, I wouldn't mind though. Hunter is better.

  • shoebox24
    shoebox24

    Lol 45 xD haha he is probably 31 or 32...

  • shoebox24
    shoebox24

    Maybe his brother....

  • shoebox24
    shoebox24

    Finnick isn't supposed to be old. He is supposed to be young. age 24 isn't old. James is probably 33 by now.

  • anonymous
    anonymous

    JEREMY SUMPTER<3

  • Edie
    Edie

    Yes!! When I was reading the books, I could picture Kellan Lutz playing Finnick. He is the perfect Finnick! :)

  • MARY sowers
    MARY sowers

    NO!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • AAA
    AAA

    I think it should be Alex Pettyfer.

  • William Gregg Singian Colores
    William Gregg Singian Colores

    GRANT SHOULD BE FINNICK!

  • shoebox24
    shoebox24

    Finnick is supposed to be 24. James, Garrett, and Jensen are great looking. But they are too old. Way too old. Hunter Parrish is ideal. He is Finnick, look at him.

  • Cassie Jewls
    Cassie Jewls

    umm, no offence, but no, this is probably an actor that i find VERY annoying ....

  • Cassie Jewls
    Cassie Jewls

    this is probably a lot like how i pictured him. this is probably one of the only suggestions that i have seen that would actually work for Finnick

  • Cassie Jewls
    Cassie Jewls

    ^^ also think an unknown actor would be great for Finnick, or even a not so well known actor.

  • Cassie Jewls
    Cassie Jewls

    hes a good actor, but hes not who i saw Finnick as

  • Cassie Jewls
    Cassie Jewls

    if this guy if Finnick I will just hate the producers of the hunger games, was already disappointed with HG, dont really want THIS GUY to ruin it even more

  • hunger gamesfan101
    hunger gamesfan101

    stephen bradley jones should play finnick

  • hunger gamesfan101
    hunger gamesfan101

    stephen bradley jones should do it

  • VERONICA
    VERONICA

    JOEY GRACEFFA WHOS WITH MEEE

  • Firannion
    Firannion

    How about Jamie Campbell Bower? He's drop-dead gorgeous, as Finnick is supposed to be, and exactly the right age. He'd just have to tone down the British accent.

  • Secret
    Secret

    .... since when did he have a beard?

  • Secret
    Secret

    ..... people he's like 45! Finnick is only 24 :(

  • nichole
    nichole

    I think Finnick Odair should be Hunter Parrish!!!!!!!:)

  • Taylen
    Taylen

    true that

  • Taylen
    Taylen

    i think a unknown actor should play him,because other wise it will be the biggest drama ever,cuz well its FINNICK we are talkin bout so..yeah :)

  • Aseret Reyna
    Aseret Reyna

    Why not? I think he's the one:)

  • Ashlea
    Ashlea

    YEAAA

  • Meghan
    Meghan

    he would be perfect as Finnick. I cant see the other choices that are shown here as Finnick...I really hope Garrett gets the role!

  • nick
    nick

    okay when choosing actors to play characters from books you want them to have experience and the look and theres only three people i can see as Finnick. one being Armie ^, and the other two being Ryan Kwanten from tru blood, and Garret hedlund.

  • Angelique
    Angelique

    YESSSS. A thousand times, yes.

  • Livetodream
    Livetodream

    NO FRICKING WAY! NO NO NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO

  • Brianna Yn Rhywiol
    Brianna Yn Rhywiol

    YES. /dies

  • sdf
    sdf

    what happened to his hair??? :(

  • sdf
    sdf

    yeah maybe

  • sdf
    sdf

    nahh I like him and all but he's a little too old

  • sdf
    sdf

    yeah sure I'd like it

  • sdf
    sdf

    finnick is supposed to be old

  • sdf
    sdf

    yes!

  • any1buthimplzz
    any1buthimplzz

    I will not watch my favortie book's movie get ruined but this guy....no way >:(

  • Bry
    Bry

    Joey graceffa... He would be sooooooo much better...

  • Karly
    Karly

    GRANT

  • Maddie
    Maddie

    Everyone thinks I'm insane when I say this but I pictured Finnick as Wilmer Valderrama. You know the one who plays Fez in "that 70s show". But him now with nice looking hair and an older face, not him back then when he was funny looking.

  • charlotte k
    charlotte k

    uh NO.

  • Alexander
    Alexander

    not in this picture but i could totally see it!

  • Alexander
    Alexander

    NUMBER 1! just needs to get a little more muscle!

  • Alexander
    Alexander

    ...who suggested him?!

  • Alexander
    Alexander

    yeeeeeeessssss! well one of the tops but not the top one...

  • Alexander
    Alexander

    no

  • Alexander
    Alexander

    hell no

  • Chloe
    Chloe

    jeremy irvine! hello fitty...

  • Jen
    Jen

    Yes!!! Grant should TOTALLY play Finnick. He was my number 1 choice and hes exctly how I pictured Finnick!

  • Melody Chien
    Melody Chien

    yes, probably.

  • Melody Chien
    Melody Chien

    ewwww...no!

  • Melody Chien
    Melody Chien

    uhhhh...no thanks! not even like Finnick.

  • Wong ZhaoMing
    Wong ZhaoMing

    I've always seen Luke Evans as Finnick Odair. :O

  • Johnny
    Johnny

    people dont get it! finick is a bronze haired dude not a blonde!!

  • Emily Rose Snell
    Emily Rose Snell

    James Gaisford

  • hunger gamesfan101
    hunger gamesfan101

    stephen bradley jones should play finnick. who would be perfect!!!

  • Snailer
    Snailer

    I love him! He would be great I think, and he is in awesome shape.

  • tika
    tika

    Hunter Parrish all the way! He can pull off the confident, ladies man side of Finnick as well as the vulnerable side that's revealed later.

  • RUMBLEROAR
    RUMBLEROAR

    I totally imagined him looking like this! With his hair dyed blonde he would be the PERFECT finnick!!!!

  • judy
    judy

    he has the confidence, and an impish grin~ i can see him as Finnick :D

  • judy
    judy

    he actually looks a bit closer to how i pictured Finnick while reading the books... but can he bulk up enough to look like he can rescue?

  • judy
    judy

    ecks, that's role, not roll!

  • judy
    judy

    uh, thanks but NO THANKS

  • judy
    judy

    James Franco is wwaaaaayyy to old to play Finnick! Not right for the roll at all!

  • Lexy
    Lexy

    I say James Gaisford would be best... Look him up on youtube! He played Finnick in a mini series MainStaysPro did on youtbe :)

  • Ky
    Ky

    There are too many people that keep saying oh this guy should play Finnick or another cararcter and its always someone famous. I say why not let someone else get a shot at filling the role. Im not saying I could do it but I beleive in finding talent in other ways than just someone who already portrays many characters. I know they have done previous work but what I liked about hunger games was that I didnt know who most of the actors were so I saw them as their characters but when I see someone thats been in 10 other big hit movies I awlays picture them as their previous character. There are 100 people out there I bet that could do just as good as a job at playing some of these characters and maybe even better so why not give some new people a chance to at least try out for these parts and find the true character and not just another A list celebrity. Thats my opinion anyway but maybe thats just me.

  • JC
    JC

    Yeah... he's pretty hot...

  • Ginna
    Ginna

    Grant Gustin is what I imagine Finnick looking like!

  • JC
    JC

    Or Maxwell Zagorski... have you seen him? Jesus Christ! LOL

  • JC
    JC

    OMG! KELLAN LUTZ would be perfect to play the character of Finnick Odair... * He is a buff dude that could pick up Josh with ease. * He has blondish/golden hair and beautiful blue eyes (they could give him contacts to make them green...) * Plus he is a little older than the characters of Katniss and Peeta (like the book)... * He is a sex symbol because he modeled for Calvin Klein. *** & his personality is very similar to Finnick's (he is not shy at all & has a great sense of humor!)

  • Averi
    Averi

    I like the idea of Grant Gustin, Zac Efron, and Matt Bomer. The other people I just can't picture as Finnick. For Johanna, I read something about Kristin Bell or Naya Rivera.

  • bubbles
    bubbles

    i think that chris hemsworth would be perfect the only worry is that he would look 2 similar 2 liam! but if that fails i say Chris Zylka

  • katherine
    katherine

    Yes! Now here is finally someone I could see as Finnick.

  • katherine
    katherine

    I don't mean any offense to garrett, but I can't see him as Finnick at all.

  • Kylie
    Kylie

    Grant should definitely play Finnick!

  • Max___
    Max___

    Armie Hammer

  • lindy
    lindy

    DEAN GEYER from Terra Nova. Seriously, look him up. He's perfect.

  • dana
    dana

    matt bomer is the one.. have you seen his eyes?? finnicks best feature are his eyes.. bomer was so good as chuck bartowski's best friend from stanford.. just have to dye his hair bronzey colored though.. and he still looks young.. finnick should be just a few years older than katniss.. please not justine timberlake or jake gyllenhall.. i respect them both but not finnick odair material.. if not matt bomer then the that guy from the social network who plays the hunk twins..

  • lola
    lola

    YES YES YS YES YES YES

  • candy
    candy

    Garrett Hedlund.

  • SweetteainKY
    SweetteainKY

    I really do not like Efron. Every time I think of H.S.M I want to puke. That said if he were a better actor...Or just not so irritating to watch,He could be Finnick. But I don't see a single person on this list who could play him well enough. My guess is that they will pick a relatively unknown.

  • SweetteainKY
    SweetteainKY

    OMG ,YES. Who I pictured the entire time.

  • Alexandra Marshall
    Alexandra Marshall

    Alexander Ludwig would have been an awesome Finnick if he didn't play Cato. I don't really think any of those guys could play Finnick. I say you bring Chris Hemsworth in! Sure his brother is in the movie....but have the hotter Hemsworth play the dashing former Games winner! He can offer me a sugar cube anytime!

  • Cassie
    Cassie

    Even though I'm not a great fan of Zac, he would make a great Finnick.

  • Ally
    Ally

    To me, Jensen Ackles looks a little too similar to Cato for some reason... So it would be wierd to have him play Finnick... Even though Jensen is totally hot... I picture Finnick to be super tall, dark haired, and have a slender face..

  • Chia
    Chia

    JARED PADALECKI!!!.. you guys havnt heard of him?? then search him up!!! i can totally see him playing Finnick!!! he is handsomely hot and suits the character!!

  • graygray
    graygray

    guys on another note ellen page for johanna?

  • Afsu
    Afsu

    Matt Bomer!!!

  • Nicole
    Nicole

    Actually Alex Pettyfer would be brilliant. But I think they could find someone new as they chose Cato - because that Alexander Ludwig is really hot!

  • Kylie Ledford
    Kylie Ledford

    u have got to be kidding me people. Really? Justin Timberlake? Thats like having Justin Bieber play Madge.

  • Kylie Ledford
    Kylie Ledford

    YES but without the beard he is awesome!

  • Jasmine
    Jasmine

    GARRET HEDLUND. seriously, i can't imagine anyone else being finnick other than him. he's perfect.

  • Mel
    Mel

    Please No Zack Effron or Justin Timberlake!!! I would absolutely hate it if either of them got cast as Finnick!

  • Mel
    Mel

    eww! NO! When I read the books I imagined he looked like Alex Pettyfer. I think Garrett Hedlund would be awesome! He's a looker and he can act!

  • Fanny Smithsonian
    Fanny Smithsonian

    Trevor Donovan 110%

  • Fanny Smithsonian
    Fanny Smithsonian

    None of the above. zac effron is 5'8" Garret Hedlund is a stoner/smoker, Army Hammer has "gay face" James Franco has no body and looks 50 and Jake Gyllenhal are you kidding? He looks like a pound puppy = failure/ prince of persia

  • lilypeach
    lilypeach

    Jensen Ackles!! Oh my gosh I didn't even think of him until someone else said it but he would be a perfect Finnick! And he's a brilliant actor! Please not Zac Efron or Justin Timberlake...

  • Mich
    Mich

    Taylor Kitsch!

  • Sophia
    Sophia

    garrett is perfect for finnick!

  • pearlysmed
    pearlysmed

    please no

  • Mariem Melainine
    Mariem Melainine

    James Franco, Ryan Gosling or Harret Hedlund would most fit the image I have of Finnick. Also I would love Kristen Bell for Johana Mason.

  • Rocío Díaz
    Rocío Díaz

    FREDDIE STROMA!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Laura
    Laura

    YES!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • evaa
    evaa

    ryan gosling

  • sherey
    sherey

    ADAM GREGORY!!!!!!! IS PERFECT. AMAZING.

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