He embodies all of it and brings it all to Peeta ...
Joshua Ryan Hutcherson (born October 12, 1992) is an American actor and producer.
Hutcherson began his acting career in the early 2000s and appeared in several commercials and minor film and television roles before landing his first major role in 2002 in the pilot episode of House Blend.
Paietta describes his character of Jesse Aarons as "an introverted boy with four sisters, a financially strapped family, and a real talent for drawing" whose life is turned around when Leslie Burke (Anna Sophia Robb) arrives, with whom he creates an imaginary utopian world.
Hutcherson's next role was in Firehouse Dog (2007), in which he played Shane Fahey, a firefighter's son who befriends a dog.
His first film role was in Miracle Dogs (2003) on Animal Planet, followed by a motion-capture performance in The Polar Express (2004) and a voice-acting role in Howl's Moving Castle (2005).
Hutcherson's other early film appearances include Little Manhattan and Zathura: A Space Adventure (both 2005), RV (2006), Bridge to Terabithia (2007), Journey to the Center of the Earth (2008), and The Kids Are All Right (2010).The film was not well received but the actors' chemistry together and their performance was.Regarding the switch from comedy-drama The Kids Are All Right to the Journey sequel, he stated: "For me, I like to do all different types of films and to go from having that awesome [indie] kind of thing that I love doing so much with great characters and a really great script to a bigger kind of studio film, to just cover the whole kind of spectrum of movies is really, really cool." it fared well commercially and his performance was well received, with Kofi Outlaw of appreciating how he "does a good job holding the screen and portraying a somewhat layered protagonist".Daly was impressed with the young Hutcherson, remarking, "He's an exceptional kid.He's a really good actor, and he's very smart and confident in himself." Stella Papamichael of the BBC approved of his performance, saying that "Hutcherson's delivery is spot-on, showing a keen instinct for self-effacing humor that would make even Woody Allen feel that bit more inadequate", The film was shot on location in New Zealand for three and a half months.so the actor can't bring his lack of urgency to scenes with [Jennifer Lawrence]." He also served as an executive producer for the film, alongside first-time director Andrea Di Stefano, assisting with casting and blocking shots.