Jennifer Lawrence is “a nutcase” says Hunger Games co-star Liam Hemsworth

The Catching Fire star jokes that JLaw has “no filter” on set, but gushes that the Oscar winner is the best actress he’s worked with


Hunger Games star Liam Hemsworth has revealed that Jennifer Lawrence is the biggest prankster on set, telling Jay Leno on The Tonight Show, “She’s a nutcase, but she’s the best.”


Hemsworth, who plays childhood sweetheart Gale Hawthorne to JLaw’s Katniss Everdeen, says the actress has “no filter”.

Of shooting the first film and upcoming sequel Catching Fire, Hemsworth jokes, “On set she’s an absolute maniac – in the best way possible. She says whatever she wants, whenever she wants. You know, she’s number one, so she kind of sets the bar for everyone else and when she’s that unfiltered, everyone else becomes unfiltered.”

On what he means by ‘unfiltered’ Hemsworth adds, “Right before action, literally a second before action, she’ll turn to me and ask me if I have sex with kangaroos. It’s those kind of questions non-stop all day long.

“Then they’ll call action and she’ll go deadpan and walk straight into the scene and I’m standing there like this, like, what are we doing?” Hemsworth jokes.

But Hemsworth can’t say enough good things about his co-star.

“She’s obviously one of the best actresses I’ve ever worked with. She’s incredible,” Hemsworth notes.

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire is released in UK cinemas 22 November