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Robert Knepper joins The Hunger Games: Mockingjay

Robert Knepper

Story by Jack Foley

ROBERT Knepper is to play Antonius, minister to Donald Sutherland’s President Snow, in The Hunger Games: Mockingjay.

Lionsgate announced the casting news via its Twitter account, with the post: “It’s official! Please welcome Robert_Knepper as Antonius to the cast of TheHungerGames: Mockingjay Parts 1&2.”

Knepper is previously best known for his roles in TV hits Prison Break and Heroes. But he has also been seen recently on the big screen in Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters and R.I.P.D..

The Mockingjay represent the final films in The Hunger Games saga and will be released in November, 2014, and 2015 respectively.

Both films are being shot back-to-back in Atlanta by director Francis Lawrence.

Related: Read our verdict on The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

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