19 year old Josh Hutcherson has been one of Hollywood’s most accomplished young actors for almost 10 years.
Josh can currently be seen in the highly anticipated film The Hunger Games, where he portrays the role of the beloved Peeta Mellark. The Hunger Games is the first film in the popular trilogy based on the novels by Suzanne Collins and will be followed by Catching Fire and Mockingjay. The film also stars Jennifer Lawrence, Liam Hemsworth, Stanley Tucci, Woody Harrelson and Elizabeth Banks.
Earlier this year, Josh starred in Journey 2: Mysterious Island alongside Michael Caine and Dwayne Johnson. The film follows Josh’s character as he partners with his mother’s boyfriend on a mission to find
his grandfather, who is allegedly missing on a mythical island.
Upcoming films also include an independent feature film Detention, which made its debut at this year’s South by Southwest Film Festival. Hutcherson also served as Executive Producer on this film. Additionally, Josh will be seen in Red Dawn, a remake of the 1984 classic about a group of teenagers trying to save their town from foreign soldiers, and an omnibus film entitled Seven Days in Havana,
which includes 7 shorts directed by 7 different directors. Benicio Del Toro directed Josh’s portion of the film in which he follows Hutcherson as he explores the culture of the the island for the first time.
Last year, Josh was seen in Lisa Cholodenko’s Academy Award nominated feature film The Kids are All Right. The film, which costars Annette Bening and Julianne Moore as a couple negotiating the newfound
presence of the sperm donor of their children, debuted at the Sundance Film Festival, where it was acquired by Focus Features in one of the festival’s biggest deals and premiered to rave reviews. The
film went on to garner the feature film prize at the Berlin International Film Festival’s Teddy Awards in addition to Screen Actors Guild, Independent Spirit Awards and Golden Globe nominations.
Additional film credits include The Vampire’s Assistant, opposite John C. Reilly and Salma Hayek, Carmel, Journey to the Center of the Earth 3-D, the first ever high definition 3-D live performance
feature, Bridge To Terabithia, Winged Creatures, Firehouse Dog, RV, Little Manhattan, Zathura, Kicking and Screaming, Howl’s Moving Castle and The Polar Express. Josh won Young Artist Awards
for “Leading Young Actor” for his roles in Zathura and Bridge to Terebithia.