The Hunger Games Cast Mourns Philip Seymour Hoffman

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Phillip Seymour Hoffman's death on Sunday has left Hollywood shocked and saddened. 

Tons of celebrities have already taken to Twitter to react to the beloved actor's passing, and now his Hunger Games family is making a statement, as well. 

Hoffman had nearly completed filming his role as Head Gamemaker Plutarch Heavensbee for the two-part Hunger Games conclusion, Mockingjay.

Philip Seymour Hoffman in Catching Fire

On Sunday, director Francis Lawrence and The Hunger Games author Suzanne Collins spoke on behalf of the film's cast and crew, saying:

"Words cannot convey the devastating loss we are all feeling right now. Philip was a wonderful person and an exceptional talent, and our hearts are breaking."

"Our deepest condolences go out to his family."

Hunger Games' production company, Lionsgate Films also made a statement:

"Philip Seymour Hoffman was a singular talent and one of the most gifted actors of our generation."

"We're very fortunate that he graced our Hunger Games family. Losing him in his prime is a tragedy, and we send our deepest condolences to Philip's family."

Hoffman died of an apparent drug overdose in New York City at the age of 46. 

Philip Seymour Hoffman Rolling Stone Cover
Philip Seymour Hoffman on the cover of Rolling Stone. R.I.P.

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