Sam Claflin and Jena Malone Talk "Catching Fire" in Glamour September 2013

Sam Claflin and Jena Malone Talk

With their highly anticipated film “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” set to hit theaters later this fall, Sam Claflin and Jena Malone scored a feature in the September 2013 issue of Glamour magazine.

While rocking a few poses for the Frederike Helwig-shot spread, the co-stars discussed their auditions and revealed their feelings about playing well-known characters from the award-winning book series.

Check out a few highlights from Mr. Claflin and Miss Malone”s interview below. For more, be sure to visit Glamour!

On becoming Johanan:
“I know they saw every single actress from here till Tuesday. They wanted to find someone who didn”t just physicalize this character but could also scare people. I don”t know what I did – I guess I scared the hell out of them.”

On her style off the set:
“When I was 18, I shaved my head. I was bald. Then I had a mohawk- for a job that fell through.”

On auditioning for Finnick:
“Finnick is supposed to be this godlike creature. I remember sitting in the audition room and this kid walked in. He was seriously one of the mosthandsome men I”ve ever seen. And I was just, nah, this is never going to happen.”

On dieting for the role:
“I had chicken and asparagus every day for three months. My girlfriend was quite happy.”