Lucas Till is “not in contention for the role; he’s not meeting with Lionsgate nor are there any plans for him to do so.”
Moreover, thehob.org, has added that:
And one look at Lucas’ IMDb page may explain why – he’s currently starring in and producing Wet and Reckless, then filming Paranoia (with Liam Hemsworth) and then potentially working on the X-Men sequel (with Jennifer Lawrence). Sounds like a full plate!
This also leads us to wonder if the other two names from Zap2it – Trevor Donovan and Alan Ritchson – are actually in the running for Finnick. Guess only time will tell! But sorry to break the news to the Lucas-as-Finnick supporters.
I’m told that Hedlund auditioned for the part of Finnick in Catching Fire for director Francis Lawrence about 10 days ago. It went very well. No final decisions yet but interest in Armie Hammer seems to have waned since Hammer wasn’t as enthusiastic about it as Lawrence was about him. Am told they’re still seeing people. But their priority right now isn’t so much casting as it is about getting the script in better shape.
Can't wait to hear from Lionsgate soon!