Zac Efron: Who Should Play Finnick Odair in 'Catching Fire'?

  • Zac Efron: Who Should Play Finnick Odair in 'Catching Fire'?
Back in March, it was rumored that Zac Efron might possibly be in talks to play the tortured yet handsome character. He's certainly got the looks, and at 24 he is in the right age range to pull off playing Finnick.
Who Should Play Finnick Odair in 'Catching Fire'?
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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

    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!

  • 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!

  • ashley
    ashley

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

  • 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.

  • 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!

  • Erin C.
    Erin C.

    NO!!!!

  • 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

  • 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"

  • 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

    Oh God.. Absalutly NO!!

  • Sophie
    Sophie

    YES!!!!

  • Brookie
    Brookie

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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?

  • Kate
    Kate

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

  • aunnie98
    aunnie98

    yes he would be a great Finnick.

  • Medo
    Medo

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  • Kate
    Kate

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

  • Caro
    Caro

    GOOD CHOICE!

  • Lauren
    Lauren

    GRANT GUSTIN

  • oefouheohef
    oefouheohef

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

  • MARY sowers
    MARY sowers

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

  • 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

  • Aseret Reyna
    Aseret Reyna

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

  • Livetodream
    Livetodream

    NO FRICKING WAY! NO NO NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO

  • 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...

  • charlotte k
    charlotte k

    uh NO.

  • Alexander
    Alexander

    hell no

  • Melody Chien
    Melody Chien

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

  • judy
    judy

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

  • lola
    lola

    YES YES YS YES YES YES

  • Laura
    Laura

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

 

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