"" won't arrive in cinemas until March 23, but casting rumors for its follow-up film "Catching Fire" are already buzzing wildly. Fans of the franchise have been speculating about who will play the sequel's most desirable role, Finnick Odair, and some of them hope that the part will be offered to . Discussing the casting rumor with MTV News, director Gary Ross decided to stay tight-lipped.
"No," Ross stated when urged to reveal who he has in mind to tackle the flamboyant character. "I mean, somewhere, I know it was in the press, I said I had an idea for Finnick Odair. But I don't really," he insisted before adding, "You start to have ideas as you read, obviously I read the books several times, and I went, oh this guy might be good or that guy might be good. And then I made the terrible mistake of saying that to the press."