Julianne Moore joins The Hunger Games: Mockingjay
Story by Jack Foley
JULIANNE Moore is joining the cast of The Hunger Games as President Alma Coin.
The award-winning actress will appear in Mockingjay parts one and two.
She will join lead trio Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson and Liam Hemsworth as well as Philip Seymour Hoffman and Donald Sutherland.
Based on the best-selling books by Suzanne Collins, The Hunger Games films follow Katniss Everdeen (Lawrence) as she helps Panem rebel against the Capitol.
The first instalment of the franchise is the 14th highest-grossing release in the US and has taken nearly $700 million (£441m) at the world-wide box office.
Its sequel, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire is released on November 21 this year (2013) and will be followed by The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part One on November 21, 2014, and the concluding part a year later.
Francis Lawrence is directing Catching Fire.
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