The Paagman family from Toby Benches in British Columbia Canada are known in the area for the rare Friesian horses they raise and train. Now nine of their horses will be featured in The Hunger Games Catching Fire! And by the looks of the horses in the picture below they look perfect for the Tribute Parade chariot scene!
“We are really proud that citizens and horses from the valley are participating in the biggest movie of 2013,” said Gerard Paagman, the father of the family. “When the phone rang, we asked the kids what the Hunger Games are? They started jumping and screaming.”
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Just in case you forgot what the horses in The 74th Hunger Games looked like here is a still:
Not only are the horses getting to be in the movie, the families children will also get roles as extras in the movie!
Caio Paagman and daughters Jambo-Ree, 8, Tomba, 10 and Ster, 12, will join their horses on set on October 9th, where the children will participate as extras.
Another of the Paagmans’ daughters, Balance, 14, is on a one-year student exchange in the Netherlands, but will fly specially to Atlanta to film a small acting role in the movie. She will also be participating in a radio interview about her highly sought-after screen credit.
The article also states that they dont know much about what they will be doing other then they will not have a full script until they are to start shooting on Oct 9th and their part in shooting will take 6 days.
On September 17th, Gerard and nine of the family’s much-loved Friesian horses departed for Atlanta, Georgia to commence filming.
You can check out the whole article over on Columbia Valley Pioneer