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Josh Hutcherson Joins Seth Rogen's Hulu Comedy Future Man

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The Hunger Games­' Josh Hutcherson is going the comedy route, according to The Hollywood Reporter. He's joining Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg's Hulu comedy Future Man, in which he plays a janitor/gamer who still lives at home.

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Although comedy is a slight stretch for the man best known as Panem's dreamy badass Peeta Mellark, Hutcherson's new character faces dilemmas not too far off from those in Hunger Games.He's tasked with preventing the extinction of humans after time-traveling visitors appoint him as the only guy who can stop an impending invasion of a super-race species.

Maybe that hand-to-hand combat, knife throwing and fire-starting will come in handy?

Watch: Josh Hutcherson talk about Hunger Games' ending, and learning Spanish