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Actors who passed away mid-movie

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Philip Seymour Hoffman 'had one major Hunger Games scene to film' when he passed away

Philip Seymour Hoffman, who passed away on 2 February, still had one major scene to film in the final Hunger Games film, Mockingjay Part Two, when he died.The Oscar-winning actor played head gamesmaker Plutarch Heavensbee in the hit movie franchise.The Hollywood Reporter revealed that Hoffman had yet to film "one major, emotional" scene in the final film, with a Lionsgate executive saying: "We're all extraordinarily sad, but as it relates to production, it's going to have no impact."They added: "Obviously, we're going to have a couple of work-around issues but the movie will be creatively whole. His performances in both [remaining] movies will be up to the best of his craft. We feel it will be a good tribute to him."It has now been suggested that the remaining scene could be filmed using digital effects. A source connected to the project said: "You can do digital things, you can have conversations where you're not focusing on him but the people he's talking to."Find out how other movie studios have reacted when a star passed away in the middle of making a movie...
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