"I freaked you out, because I started telling you that thing ... They went back-and-forth on a few blurry details and couldn't even remember what color dress Lawrence was wearing at the time. "So that's the first time we got to play the characters together." "We had tons of chemistry," Lawrence insisted with a laugh.
"He was Peeta," she added of her first impressions of Hutcherson as "the boy with the bread." "I had heard the director, I had heard Gary [Ross] say, 'He is the only one who is actually Peeta,' and then [Josh] came in, and he was.
' " Lawrence recalled, making motions with her arms like she approached Hutcherson mid-dance. The two clearly had differing opinions on the meeting. "We did a chemistry read and kind of hit it off right away, I felt, for the second time, third time," he joked, playing up the foggy memories of their first meeting.
' " Lawrence said of her excitement being around the 19-year-old.
So what does Hutcherson think of hanging out with Lawrence?
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He's charming and nice and sweet, like a dog licking your face." "A dog licking on your face?
" Hutcherson asked, wondering if Lawrence was paying him a compliment or not. That's what it's like hanging out with you, it's like, 'Eeeeee!
"Like a dog licking your face, but 'Oh, God, get this away,' " he joked.
"No, it's hard to get things done when we're together.