Lynn Cohen joins Hunger Games sequel, Catching Fire
Story by Jack Foley
BROADWAY veteran Lynn Cohen has joined the cast of The Hunger Games sequel Catching Fire.
Lionsgate confirmed on Thursday that the actress will play Mags, an 80-year-old Hunger Games victor from District 4 and a former mentor to Finnick Odair.
Catching Fire is the keenly anticipated second book in Suzanne Collins’ novel series and is being directed by Francis Lawrence for a release on Noveember 22, 2013.
Although a Broadway regular, Cohen has also appeared on the big screen in the likes of Steven Spielberg’s Munich and Charlie Kaufman’s Synecdoche, NY.
She will shortly be seen in the upcoming movie They Came Together with Paul Rudd and Amy Poehler.