E! Online caught up with Josh Hutcherson tonight on the red carpet of the GLAAD Media Awards where they chatted with him about Gary Ross’s exit from the film franchise, and the new director Francis Lawrence.
“[Writer/director] Gary Ross was the best guy in the world,” Hutcherson said at the GLAAD Media Awards, where he’s being honored with the Vanguard Award. “I think he brought so much to the movie. I’m definitely going to miss him.”
Hutcherson added that he had thought Ross was on board for all three flicks, but he’s psyched to work with the sequel’s new director. “Francis Lawrence is extremely talented,” he said. “I’ve heard he’s the nicest guy in the world. I’m really excited to see what he’s going to do with it.
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