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Catching Fire Interview With Elena Sanchez | Video

What's It Really Like to Play a Catching Fire Tribute?

Catching Fire's Elena Sanchez had already been in more than a dozen movies when she was cast as victor and tribute Cecelia, but this film presented a new challenge for her. As a stuntwoman, Elena is used to playing a more behind-the-scenes role, so she admits that it was intimidating to join Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, and the rest of the cast in on one of her first big acting jobs. Watch to see Elena school us in some of the swordwork she picked up for the Hunger Games sequel and to show off some of the aerial work that makes her an in-demand stunt performer for movies like Looper and Oblivion.

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