He had two scenes with dialogue that were left and we decided we didn't want to try any digital trickery with him, so we rewrote his scenes and gave the dialogue to other actors, he continues. I just think this was the best way to be able to get around such a horrible thing.Asked to why they didn't want to do any digital alterations, the director said,
He was one of the greatest actors (I think) of all time, and I just think that to try and fake a Philip Seymour Hoffman performance would have been catastrophic and I would never want to do that. I just think this was the best way to be able to get around a horrible thing.Phew! That's good to know and a great tribute to a wonderful actor who is sadly missed. Be sure to catch the first part of the final installment of The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 in cinemas on 20th November (UK) and 21st November (US).
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