The prospects for that latter franchise has proved to be one of the big questions about the late actor's posthumous screen appearances; while Hoffman had completed shooting the first of those films, "Mockingjay: Part 1," the second film still had shooting days remaining for Hoffman.
The actor played chief Gamesmaker Plutarch Heavensbee in the smash YA hit, appearing in the recent blockbuster
The 46-year-old actor was also set to appear in a Showtime comedy series called "Happyish," which the network had recently picked up for a 10-episode order. The pilot had been filmed and the series was in the process of being written; Showtime has not yet made a determination on how the show might proceed without Hoffman.
The actor was also developing a long-gestating passion project called "Ezekiel Moss" that he was set to direct, based on a Black List script and containing supernatural overtones. The recent addition of
Hoffman also starred in a pair of new films that were screened at
At Sundance, Hoffman took the stage after the "Pocket" screening and described why he signed on to Slattery's film. Describing the indie film under Slattery's hand as a "passion train," he said of the experience that "you show up [to set] and you're exposed and vulnerable. And John let that happen."