Casting Rumor: Philip Seymour Hoffman Offered the Role of Plutarch Heavensbee?


“According to Variety’s Jeff Sneider, Hoffman has been offered the role of Plutarch Heavensbee in Catching Fire, the Hunger Games sequel that shoots this fall.”

Remember, this is all just a rumor for now!

*dies because this is perfection*


Daniel Radcliffe answers questions on Twitter through IGN UK

Q:What made you decide doing a horror film just after HP?
Dan:It was the best script that I’d read & the chance to work with director James Watkins

Q: What is your biggest fear?
Dan: Being buried alive, and yellowstone volcano gives me nightmares!

Q: What would your dream movie role be?
Dan: I’d love to direct, but I’d love to do more comedy

Q: If you could be in any film, past, present or future, what movie would it be?
Dan: I’d have to say either 12 Angry Men (any part!) and A Matter of Life and Death (the Niven part)

Q: Do you believe a little bit in more ghosts than you did before?
Dan: No, this film was made entirely by cynics, all non-believers!

Q: I love your taste in music! What are you listening to on your ipod these days?
Dan: Slow Club, Florence and the Machine’s latest album and… The Shivers

Q: Sorry to ask such an immature question, but if you had to choose, would you pick Team Edward or Team Jacob?
Dan: Team Edward - as I’ve worked with Rob

Q: What was it about ‘Kill Your Darlings’ that made you want to be a part of it?
Dan: The material resonated with me & it’s a brilliantly written script, and to work with an amazing cast

Q: Will you ever get twitter yourself dan?
Dan: No, probably not, I could never be concise enough!

Q: Would you like to do a musical in the west end?
Dan: Absolutely, H2S didn’t come to the UK as I didn’t think it would have same appeal here. But in the future..

Q: What is your best gadget?
Dan: Slingbox, it lets me watch UK TV in America. Cricket mainly!

Q: What is your favourite novel ever?
Dan: The Master and Margarita, by Mikhail Bulgakov. So much imagination in one book!

Q: Which superpower would you choose, invisibility or flight? Why?
Dan: Neither, super-speed like Wally West the Scarlet Speedster!

Q: What movie are you most looking forward to coming out this year?
Dan: Ted the Seth McFarlane film, looks hilarious!

Q: Is there someone you really want to work with?
Dan: Directors, the Coen Bros. & Chris Nolan. Actors - Jesse Eisenberg, Ryan Gosling, Emma Stone

Q: Were you a fan of the play before seeing the movie script? (TWiB)
Dan: I hadn’t seen the play, we never did that school trip! But I’ve vowed to see it now!

Q: What was it like working with Ciaran Hinds in the Woman in Black compared to the last HP? Any different or the same?
Dan: Ciaran is a complete gentlemen, I’ve never seen an actor make it look so easy!

Q: What was it like to film the scenes within the house itself? (TWiB)
Dan: Kave Quinn’s set was amazing and made it easy to act scared!

Q: I’m on itunes right now. What songs should I buy?
Dan: But An Evening Wasted with Tom Lehrer, you’ll laugh A LOT

Q: Who is your favourite James Bond and why?
Dan: I love Daniel Craig, but Pierce is the Bond of my youth!

Q: Do you sit and read all of your fanmail that you get?
Dan: Not as much as I’d like to, but as much as is humanly possible.

Q: What was your fave sceen to film in the Woman in black?
Dan: All the scenes with my son, he’s my real-life god-son!

Q: Whats your fave TV show? If you could star in any tv show, which one would it be?
Dan: South Park, 30 Rock or Parks and Recreation. I’d love to be in 30 Rock!

Q: Are you looking forward to Prometheus?
Dan: Absolutely, I’m very excited for Prometheus!

Q: What’s your earliest childhood memory?
Dan: Thinking it would funny to call 999 when I was 5. I learnt that was wrong very quickly!