August 2012

Catching Fire news

Wiress, Mags, Beetee and (maybe) Finnick have been chosen!

Is it just me, or does Catching Fire already seem like a very white-centric film? With all the controversial racism that fans exhibited when The Hunger Games showcased a wide variety of characters (albeit with less diversity than expected, since many of us pictured Katniss and Gale as being at least mix-raced with the rest of the Seam), one would think that a greater effort would be made to cast more diversity into film two—but so far it looks like the only non-white cast member is our beloved Cinna, who was played so well by Lenny Kravitz.

At any rate, the latest news is that a few more characters have been chosen in addition to Jena Malone as Johanna Mason and Phillip Seymour Hoffman as Plutarch Heavensbee. They are: