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Catching Fire: Jeffrey Wright Cast as Beetee

Jeffrey Wright

Jeffrey Wright has landed the role of Beetee in The Hunger Games: Catching Fire.

Beetee is a District 3 tribute and former victor of an unspecified Hunger Games, but is selected again for the 75th anniversary Games. During the Quarter Quell, Beetee is paired with Wiress, played by Amanda Plummer. The couple soon earns the nickname "Nuts and Volts," due to her mental instability and his knowledge of electricity.< read more

Sam Clafin Cast as Finnick in Catching Fire

Sam Clafin

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire has found its latest tribute. Sam Clafin has been cast as District 4 victor Finnick Odair.

The relative unknown's previous credits include the romantic lead in Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides and Prince William in Snow White and the Huntsman. read more

Sex and the City's Lynn Cohen Cast as Mags in Catching Fire

Lynn Cohen

District 4 has found its mentor. Lynn Cohen has landed the role of Mags in The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, Lionsgate announced Thursday.

Cohen, who is most famous for playing Miranda's housekeeper-turned-nanny on Sex and the City, will play the 80-year-old former Games champion.

In the anticipated sequel, Mags mentors District 4's champion Finnick Odair during the Quarter Quell. read more

Amanda Plummer Joins Catching Fire

Amanda Plummer

Amanda Plummer has been cast in Catching Fire.

Plummer will play Wiress, the veteran tribute from District 3 who joins past winners to compete in the Quarter Quell games. The film is the second installment in the Hunger Games series, which stars Jennifer Lawrence.

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THE COUNTDOWN BEGINS...

HBO was the big winner at Saturday's Creative Arts Emmys, the precursor to this Sunday's main event. The pay cabler picked up 20 awards, including six for The Life and Death of Peter Sellers and five for Deadwood. Amanda Plummer and Ray Liotta won best guest actress and actor in a drama for their respective turns on Law & Order: SVU and ER, while guest-star comedy kudos went to Will & Grace's Bobby Cannavale and Desperate Housewives' Kathryn Joosten. South Park, meanwhile, nabbed best animated program and Extreme Makeover: Home Edition was named best reality series. Speaking of EM: HE... read more

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