Jennifer Lawrence, 'Hunger Games' Cast Mourn Philip Seymour Hoffman
Philip Seymour Hoffman is being mourned by his Hunger Games costars since his sudden death Sunday night from a heroin overdose.
"Words cannot convey the devastating loss we are all feeling right now," a joint statement from Jennifer Lawrence, director Francis Lawrence and author Suzanne Collins says. "Philip was a wonderful person and an exceptional talent, and our hearts are breaking. Our deepest condolences go out to his family."
Sam Claflin, who portrays Finnick Odair in the hit film franchise, Tweeted about Philip's death, calling the 46-year-old actor "my hero."
"PSH - I am genuinely shocked, saddened and spechless. A truly wonderful man, with a magical touch. My hero. Thoughts are with his family," he wrote.
The Oscar-winning actor played Head Gamemaker Plutarch Heavensbee in the Hunger Games, and his work on Mockingjay: Part 1 had been completed at the time of his death. There were seven days left of shooting on Mockingjay: Part 2, but both films will be released as scheduled.