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Report: Actor Phillip Seymour Hoffman Found Dead

 
Report: Actor Phillip Seymour Hoffman Found Dead

Update: Jennifer Lawrence, MockingJay director Francis Lawrence, author Suzanne Collins, and producers Nina Jacobson and Jon Kilik released a statement 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 thoughts and condolences go out to his family.”

Lionsgate released a statement saying: 

”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.”

For people asking about Hoffman's future in the MockingJay movies the studio said that he pretty much wrapped Part 1 but the director will have to rework Part 2 because he still had 7 days of filming left.

A bunch of media is now reporting that award winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman was found dead inside of his NYC West Village apartment on Sunday.

Photo: Rich Schultz /Getty Images

It is being reported that it looks like it was a drug overdose and he was found with a needle in his arm. In May 2013 he checked himself into rehab to battle his addiction to pills/heroin.

He was 46 years old.

Phillip has been in a ton of movies including The Big Lebowski, Moneyball, Mission Impossible 3, Capote, Almost Famous, Charlie Wilson's War and most recently has  played Plutarch in the Hunger Games movies. 

Wall Street Journal was one of the first to break the news

 Some reactions to the news 

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