'Hunger Games' star stops in Knoxville to watch World Cup game

'Hunger Games' star stops in Knoxville to watch World Cup game

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Josh Hutcherson stopped in Knoxville this weekend. (source: Ashley McNelly) Josh Hutcherson stopped in Knoxville this weekend. (source: Ashley McNelly)
KNOXVILLE (WATE) - A star from "The Hunger Games" movies stopped in East Tennessee on Sunday to watch the World Cup game.

6 News viewer Ashley McNelly tweeted a picture of Josh Hutcherson in Knoxville. Hutcherson plays Peeta Mellark in "The Hunger Games."

This isn't the first time an actor from the popular film series has come to East Tennessee.

Knoxville rolled out the red carpet last November for Liam Hemsworth, who plays Gale Hawthorne in the popular franchise. He was greeted by hundreds of cheering fans at the Regal Cinema in Turkey Creek during a charity event.

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