Another actress is playing the Hunger Games. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Caprica star Paula Malcomson has joined as Katniss and Prim’s grieving mother for the Hollywood adaptation, which features Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson and Liam Hemsworth in the cast. The film will be directed by Gary Ross and, also, Elizabeth Banks is rumored to be joining the film.
For those unaware, The Hunger Games is a story set in a post-apocalyptic world where people are selected to take place in “The Hunger Games,” an event where groups of kids are placed in an arena and must fight to the death. In the film, Lawrence and Hutcherson will play children selected to fight.
Aside from the aforementioned Caprica, Malcomson also appeared in HBO’s Deadwood as well as FX’s Sons of Anarchy. Plus, she was in this little film called The Green Mile once upon a time, so you know, the girl’s got a little bit of talent.
Source: The Hollywood Reporter