- THE HUNGER GAMES: CATCHING FIRE
Lionsgate has announced that Lynn Cohen has been cast as Mags in The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, the adaptation of Suzanne Collins' best-selling novel "Catching Fire." A former mentor to Finnick Odair, Mags is an 80-year-old Hunger Games victor from District 4.
Cohen has also appeared in critically acclaimed films such as Steven Spielberg's Munich and Charlie Kaufman's Synecdoche, NY, as well as as Sex and the City and its sequel. She can also be seen next in They Came Together, with Paul Rudd and Amy Poehler.
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire will be directed by Francis Lawrence, and produced by Nina Jacobson's Color Force in tandem with producer Jon Kilik. The novel on which the film is based is the second in a trilogy that has sold more than 50 million books in print and digital in the U.S. alone.
Lionsgate will release The Hunger Games: Catching Fire on November 22, 2013.