Stanley Tucci Joins Hunger Games as Host Caesar Flickerman
Let the Hunger Games casting continue.
Stanley Tucci has won the role of Caesar Flickerman, the iconic host of the Hunger Games, according to the film's official Facebook page. Tucci, who can be seen next in Captain America: The First Avenger, joins Wes Bentley, Elizabeth Banks and Paula Malcomson, who play Seneca Crane, Effie Trinket and Mrs. Everdeen, respectively, as the few adult characters in the film.
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The majority of the 24 tributes, who fight to their death to become the ultimate victor, have been cast. Only Cato and Clove of District 2 and the unnamed boy and girl of District 10 remain, as well as the characters Haymitch, Cinna and President Snow, among others.
Marcel and Glimmer (Jack Quaid and Leven Rambin)
Cato and Clove
Unnamed tributes (Ian Nelson and Kalia Prescott)
Unnamed tributes (Tara Macken and Ethan Jamieson)
Unnamed boy and Foxface (Chris Mark and Jacqueline Emerson)
Unnamed tributes (Ashton Moio and Kara Petersen)
Unnamed tributes (Sam Ly and Leigha Hancock)
Unnamed tributes (Samuel Tan and Mackenzie Lintz)
Unnamed tributes (Imanol Yepez-Frias and Annie Thurman)
Thresh and Rue (Dayo Okeniyi and Amanda Stenberg)
Peeta and Katniss (Josh Hutcherson and Jennifer Lawrence)
Hunger Games, to be directed by Gary Ross, is slated to be released by Lionsgate on March 23, 2012.