'Catching Fire' Star Liam Hemsworth Felt Weird Getting Whipped

Liam Hemsworth has been dealing with plenty of "Paranoia" lately. And that's not just a sad pun referencing his upcoming thriller. (But it is that, too.) In all fairness, you'd be watching your back too if you had Panem Peacekeepers at the ready to whip it raw. Which is exactly what happens to Liam's character, Gale, in "The Hunger Games" sequel "Catching Fire"—an experience the actor recalled recently to MTV News.

"Getting whipped—it was interesting," Liam said of finding the proper mindset for the harrowing scene. "It was weird 'cause we had a couple hundred extras on set, and I spent awhile in makeup getting my back done with all this interesting prosthetics. I think we shot it for about three or four days. I was tied to a pole and screaming and getting whipped, and after awhile, it starts to wear on you a bit—just the yelling and exhaustion of it all. It's an odd thing to turn up to work and get whipped for a few days. For most people." Read More...



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