Lynn Cohen will be part of the Hunger Games cast in the movie sequel Catching Fire as she will play former victor Mags.
Hunger Games Cast
The 80-year old Hunger Games character served as mentor to Finnick Odair. Both play vital roles in the Quarter Quell, more known as the 75th Annual Hunger Games.
Though Mags like to keep things to herself, she nevertheless proves to be a key player in the annual event, rousing unyielding allegiance from Finnick. The much coveted role is not yet officially announced but Sam Claflin, according to reports, is the frontrunner.
Cohen is a veteran actress who is best known for her role as Magda, Miranda’s nanny on Sex and the City. She also appeared in a dozen of episodes in the TV series Law & Order as a judge.
Director Francis Lawrence will shoot later this year as the movie is scheduled to hit theaters on November 22, 2013.
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[via Entertainment Weekly]