'Sex and the City' Star Lynn Cohen Cast as Mags in 'The Hunger Games' Sequel: 'Catching Fire'
And the casting announcements keep on coming for the sequel to The Hunger Games, Catching Fire.
The latest person to join the cast for the highly anticipated movie is Lynn Cohen, who will play Mags, Lionsgate confirmed today! You will remember Lynn as Magda, Miranda's (Cynthia Nixon) housekeeper in Sex and the City on TV and in the movies. It seems Lynn likes playing characters with similar names. We wonder which one will be next?
Mags is an 80-year-old previous winner of a Hunger Game and hails from District 4. The 75th Annual Hunger Games is a special Quarter Quell, with 24 victors returning to battle. Mags has a special relationship with fellow District 4 winner Finnick Odair.
Also already cast in Catching Fire: Phillip Seymour Hoffman as Plutarch Heavensbee, Amanda Plummer as Wiress, and Jena Malone as Johanna Mason. And rumors continue to persist that Finnick will be played by Sam Claflin, but Lionsgate hasn't official confirmed that casting yet.
The cast, including original stars Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson and Liam Hemsworth, begins shooting this fall. The Hunger Games: Catching Fire will hit theaters on Nov. 22, 2013!
Are you excited?