Feature film ‘The Hunger Games’ begins filming, extras casting notices are ongoing

Elizabeth Banks Effie Trinket Hunger Games

Hollywood’s most beautiful actress Elizabeth Banks plays District 12 chaperone Effie Trinket
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Principal photography on “The Hunger Games” began on May 19, 2011. According the the Screen Actors Guild, shooting will continue through September 3, 2011. Locations include the North Carolina communities of Hildebran, Charlotte, Asheville, and Wilmington among others. Casting for the films extras, stand-ins and photo doubles will continue throughout filming. Some small speaking roles will also be cast as minor script changes occur during the shoot.