We all know that Katniss Everdeen and Peeta Mellark come from District 12. But how’s this for a case of life imitating art: So do the stars who play them. Jennifer Lawrence and Josh Hutcherson both have Appalachian roots.

To get you ready for installment two of the Hunger Games trilogy, we looked into the pasts of some of the other actors in Catching Fire (along with author Suzanne Collins) to see where their roots might lie in one possible version of Panem.


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