Though there was talk of employing holograms to help fill in the gaps after Philip Seymour Hoffman passed away, it turns out the “Hunger Game: Mockingjay Part 1” final cut only contains actual shots of the late actor.
According to director Francis Lawrence, every time Plutarch Heavensbee appears onscreen it’s really him. “We’re not creating anything digital. We’re only using real footage. Phil shows us who Plutarch really is.”