Announced via press release, the two actors will join Jennifer Lawrence in the film adaption of the popular book series by Suzanne Collins.
Josh, 18, will play the role of Peeta Mellark, the male tribute chosen from District 12, the most remote and marginalized district of all the subjugated districts of Panem.
Liam, 21, has snagged the role of Gale Hawthorne, Katniss’ best friend from the District with whom she hunts with.
The Hunger Games will hit theaters on March 23, 2012.
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