Video: Josh Hutcherson Reveals His Favorite Scene and How He Split His Pants While Filming
Last week, we posted a Josh Hutcherson interview with MTV, but here’s another video, which looks like it was taken during the same interview.
Warning: Video contains a “Catching Fire” plot spoiler
You can read an excerpt from the clip after the cut.
Among the many moments fans are surely craving is Peeta’s proposal to Katniss (Jennifer Lawrence) in front of the bright lights of Caesar Flickerman’s cameras. But for Hutcherson, the highly anticipated scene didn’t quite go as planned.
“I have proposed to Katniss,” Hutcherson confirmed. “It was good. Actually, funny story: When we shot it, the actual proposal itself is done where you don’t hear what we’re saying, so I was just saying gibberish while I was proposing to her on one knee. Actually, the very first time I went to get down on one knee my pants ripped right down the crotch. The worst thing that could happen when you’re proposing to somebody is that your pants rip right down the crotch, and that’s what happened to Peeta. So… he’s doomed. He’s doomed. Poor guy, he just can’t catch a break.”
Thankfully, the pants predicament seems to be the worst the actor has weathered while filming. In fact, when asked which scenes were his favorite to film so far, Hutcherson was quick with one pivotal moment in particular:
“The Reaping stuff was really great. The Reaping stuff we did was really powerful, really well written,” he recalled. “The extras were so awesome. Like, literally, every extra was a very, very talented actor, and so in the really emotional scenes, all the background really brought their A-game. It really added a lot. That was really cool to see that all come together.”
I love each and every interview that Josh gives and now I’m looking forward to watching the Reaping more than ever! And the engagement scene, I can just imagine it as the end of a Victory Tour montage with epic music playing so we can’t hear their words.