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Peter Dinklage cast as Academy dean in The Hunger Games prequel The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes
Game of Thrones alum Peter Dinklage just joined the growing ensemble of Lionsgate's prequel The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes, and production is already underway.The New Jersey-born 53-year-old will take on the role of Casca Highbottom, the dean of the Capitol's most prestigious high school, Academy.In Suzanne Collins' 2020 novel, Highbottom develops the idea of the Hunger Games with Crassus Snow, the father of Coriolanus Snow (Donald Sutherland) who goes on to become the callous autocratic ruler of the Capitol and all of Panem. Production is already underway! Game of Thrones alum Peter Dinklage just joined the growing ensemble of Lionsgate's prequel The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes (pictured February 23) Hitting US/UK theaters November 17, 2023! The New Jersey-born 53-year-old will take on the role of Casca Highbottom, the dean of the Capitol's most prestigious high school, AcademyDirector Francis Lawrence - who helmed Catching Fire, Mockingjay Part One, and Mockingjay Part Two - said Highbottom was one of the most powerful people in 18-year-old Coriolanus life.'As the austere and vindictive face of the games, he sets the rules that will determine every aspect of Coriolanus' fate,' the 51-year-old Grammy-winning filmmaker told Deadline.
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West Side Story's Josh Andres Rivera to star in Hunger Games prequel with girlfriend Rachel Zegler
The casting for the upcoming Hunger Games prequel is taking shape.On Wednesday, it was announced that West Side Story actor Josh Andrés Rivera had officially joined the cast of The Hunger Games: The Ballad Of Songbirds And Snakes, according to The Wrap.This latest casting comes just over two weeks after it was revealed that Rivera's West Side Story co-starRachel Zegler, who also just happens to be his real-life girlfriend, had been hired to play Lucy Gray in the upcoming dystopian film. New role: West Side Story actor Josh Andrés Rivera, 27, has been added to the cast of The Hunger Games: The Ballad Of Songbirds And Snakes, which is the fifth installment in The Hunger Games film franchiseForthe fifth installment in the Hunger Games film series, Rivera will play the role of Sejanus Plinth, who's the mentor to a tribute from District 2 and a close friend of young Coriolanus Snow, who will be played by Tom Blyth.'Loyalties will be tested,' it began in the caption on the film franchise's official Instagram page, before posting, 'Josh Andrés Rivera has been cast as Sejanus Plinth in The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes – arriving in theaters November 2023.' In the movie, Coriolanus Snow not only mentors but also develops feelings for the female District 12 tribute during the 10th Hunger Games.'Never been prouder of someone in my life lemme tell you,' Zegler, 21, wrote on her Instagram Story, along with a red heart emoji, when she shared the news of her boyfriend being hired for The Hunger Games prequel that being directed by Francis Lawrence.
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