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Liam Hemsworth, Josh Hutcherson Join Hunger Games Cast

USMagazine, Monday, April 4, 2011, 11:00am (PDT)

They're Panem bound!

Josh Hutcherson and Liam Hemsworth have joined the cast of Hunger Games, according to JustJared.com.

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Earlier this year, Academy Award nominee Jennifer Lawrence, 20, was cast as Katniss Everdeen, the heroine of the best-selling young adult books by Suzanne Collins.

Eighteen year-old Hutcherson, who costarred with Annette Bening and Julianne Moore in The Kids Are All Right, will play Peeta Mellark, Katniss' love interest in the post-apocalyptic flick.

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While Hemsworth, 21, who starred with real life love Miley Cyrus in The Last Song, is taking on the role of Katniss' long time friend Gale Hawthorne.

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The film is set for a March 2012 release.

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