HUNGER GAMES Rounds Out Tribute Cast with Alexander Ludwig & Isabelle Fuhrman
Published: May 11, 2011 - 11:58am
The final two Tributes for Lionsgate's adaptation of Suzanne Collins first novel in the acclaimed Hunger Games series have been announced.
THE HUNGER GAMES will be directed by Gary Ross, and produced by Nina Jacobson’s Color Force in tandem with producer Jon Kilik. Collins’ best-selling novel, which has over 3 million copies in print in the United States alone, is the first in a trilogy of science fiction/action novels which have developed a global following.
THE HUNGER GAMES chronicles a dystopic Capitol which requires its twelve subjugated districts to pay tribute in the form of a teenage boy and girl, forced to participate in the annual “Hunger Games,” a fight-to-the-death live televised event. Katniss Everdeen’s little sister is chosen in the lottery to participate and Katniss volunteers to take her place. Although persevering through hardship is commonplace for Katniss, she must start making choices that weigh survival against humanity and life against love in order to win the games and return home.
Alexander Ludwig and Isabelle Fuhrman are the latest two additions to the film's large, talented cast which only yesterday confirmed Woody Harrelson's role as Haymitch Abernathy.
The Hunger Games cast includes Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Elizabeth Banks, Stanley Tucci, Wes Bentley, Paula Malcolmson, Amandla Stenberg, Dayo Okeniyi, Leven Rambin, Jack Quaid, Ian Nelson, Kalia Prescott, Ethan Jamieson, Tara Macke, Chris Mark, Jackie Emerson, Ashton Moio, Kara Petersen, Jeremy Marinas, Dakota Hood, Sam Ly, Leigha Hancock, Imanol Vepez-Frias, Annie Thurman, Samuel Tan, and Mackenzie Lintz. The film will be directed by Gary Ross and produced by Nina Jacobsen and Color Force. The film is slated to hit theaters March 23, 2012.