However, the 22-year-old gave his best shot without stopping because he did not wish to let everyone else down.
"I twisted my knee. I try to just fight through it. There's so many people standing around waiting for you to do your thing. You feel sort of obligated not to let everyone down," USA today quoted him as saying.
"There's a bunch of action in this one. All of the characters have much more action than they did in the first one," he added.
"The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" is a science fiction directed by Francis Lawrence. It is expected to release Nov 22.
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