Catching Fire: Jeffrey Wright Cast as Beetee
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.
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Wright is best known for his critically acclaimed work in Angels in America, which earned him a Tony, Golden Globe and an Emmy. The actor has also appeared in Casino Royale, Quantum of Solace and Cadillac Records.
Catching Fire will be released on Nov. 22, 2013.