August 9th, 2012
04:26 PM ET
The cast of "The Hunger Games" were working by the sweat of their brow while filming the franchise's first installment, and we mean that literally.
In an exclusive clip from the upcoming Blu-ray release of the film, which will arrive August 18 along with the regular old DVD, Willow Shields (who played Prim), Isabelle Fuhrman (Clove), and Alexander Ludwig (Cato) reminisce about how beautiful the scenery was surrounding the set - but also how brutally hot.
As Ludwig points out, their costumes didn't help, as each actor portraying a tribute had a jacket to wear which, as a North Carolinian would tell you, isn't optimal in high Southern temps.
Check out the video above to hear more behind the scenes details about filming in North Carolina. "The Hunger Games" will also be available as a digital download as well as on demand in addition to its physical forms starting at 12:01 a.m. on August 18.
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