The producers have come out to reassure people that the actor had seven days left of filming which will mean there will be only some "modest" re-writes to finish the title.
They will therefore not be recasting the role.
Lionsgate and his fellow co-stars are mourning the loss of the man and his talent and hope people will remember that above all else.
Fans too are taking issue with some people's priorities:
I'm sorry but get your priorities sorted , the guy has just died and you're worrying about who will replace him in the hunger games— ✿ Rosie ✿ (@imadalek) February 2, 2014
However, it seems out there in the Twittersphere, some have only their favourite Jennifer Lawrence franchise in mind:
I'm glad his legacy is survived by people upset that Hunger Games 3 might be down a couple of scenes.— Harry, My Cat Died (@HarryMyCatDied) February 2, 2014
Phillip Seymour Hoffman...bro you best believe you shot your hunger games scenes before you killed yourself bruh fo real— Chupacabra Overlord (@j_diddle) February 3, 2014
Whether you're a Hunger Games fan or not, Philip Seymour Hoffman will be sorely missed.
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