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"Hunger Games" Cast Gets Back to Work Following Philip Seymour Hoffman's Death

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Just days after the death of star Philip Seymour Hoffman, the cast of "Hunger Games" faced the tough task of returning to work without him.

Jennifer Lawrence, Liam Hemsworth and franchise newcomer Julianne Moore were all spotted in Atlanta, Georgia, looking somber as they walked to the set of the sequel, "Mockingjay."

While filming is still underway for the final two films of the franchise, we're told Hoffman's work was almost complete. He had finished almost all of "Mockingjay -- Part 1" and had seven days of filming left on "Part 2."

One pivotal scene with his character, Plutarch Heavensbee, will be reworked.

"We’re all extraordinarily sad," a Lionsgate executive tells The Hollywood Reporter. "But as it relates to production, it’s going to have no impact. Obviously, we're going to have a couple of work-around issues but the movie will be creatively whole. His performances in both [remaining] movies will be up to the best of his craft. We feel it will be a good tribute to him."

Director Francis Lawrence, writer Suzanne Collins, producer Nina Jacobson and star Jennifer Lawrence also issued a group statement, on behalf of the cast and crew of the films.

"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."

Hoffman died suddenly on Sunday of a suspected drug overdose.

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