Josh Hutcherson, star of the movie “The Hunger Games” is aware that his film can become the new sensation among the young, but not intended to be a new Robert Pattinson or Taylor Lautner.
The actor, 19, who since his debut has been performed mainly adventure or fantasy films such as “Bridge to Terabithia” and “Zathura,” said he does not want to become only a new action hero for young audiences.
“I do not want to do only action films, I want to play all kinds of roles that checkpoint and things I have not done before,” Hutcherson told The Associated Press in Mexico City, where he was to promote “Journey 2: The Mysterious Island “(Journey 2: The Mysterious Island), an adventure film that shares the screen with Vanessa Hudgens and Dwayne” The Rock “Johnson.
“If action is something that, then I am prepared to be an action hero, but otherwise I think I can put that aside for other things.”
This year, Hutcherson also starred in “The Hunger Games” trilogy based on the book by Suzanne Collins. The novels have been a bestseller and its film adaptation is one of the most anticipated for 2012.
Reluctant to compare their emerging popular movie series of books like “Twilight” (Twilight), Hutcherson hinted he would not mind having similar success with the film which opens in March.
“There are many fans who love the book and it is our task to make the most of the transition from book to film, in that sense I think that the chance of success is very possible and if successful as Harry Potter or Twilight, or something similar will be something huge “
What we made clear is that trying to become the new Robert Pattinson or Taylor Lautner, stars of “Twilight.”
“I know, I just want to be the first Josh Hutcherson,” he said with a smile.