'Hunger Games: Catching Fire' Casting! Jeffrey Wright Confirmed to Play Beetee of District 3


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The much-awaited filming of 'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire' will begin in Atlanta next week.then thet will move to Hawaii for the crucial and big Arena scenes.

Some of the cast (Jennifer, Sam, Josh, Philip, Liam and more) have been spotted in Atlanta since 2 weeks ago.

And before the filming begins, Lionsgate officially announced the actor who will play the role of Beetee.

Award-winning actor Jeffrey Wright has been cast in the upcoming sequel of 'The Hunger Games'

Santa Monica, CA, September 7, 2012-
Lionsgate® and the filmmakers of THE HUNGER
GAMES: CATCHING FIRE are pleased to announce
that Jeffrey Wright has been cast in the role of
Beetee in the much anticipated film adaptation of
Suzanne Collins’ worldwide smash hit novel
Catching Fire. Hailing from District 3, Beetee earns
the nickname “Volts” because of his electronics
expertise.
Critically acclaimed and known to theater, film
and television audiences alike, Wright garnered a
Tony® Award in 1994 for his work in Tony
Kushner’s Pulitzer Prize-winning epic “Angels in
America” and reprised his “Angels” role in HBO’s
2003 mini-series adaptation of the play, earning
both a Golden Globe® and an Emmy® for his
groundbreaking performance. Since then he has
played memorable roles in films as diverse as
BASQUIAT, SOURCE CODE, CASINO ROYALE and
QUANTUM OF SOLACE, W, SYRIANA, and
CADILLAC RECORDS. Wright can next be seen
with Mark Walhberg, Russell Crowe and
Catherine Zeta-Jones in Allen Hughes’ political
thriller BROKEN CITY.
THE HUNGER GAMES: CATCHING FIRE begins as
Katniss Everdeen has returned home safe after
winning the 74th Annual Hunger Games along
with fellow tribute Peeta Mellark. Winning
means that they must turn around and leave
their family and close friends, embarking on a
“Victor’s Tour” of the districts. Along the way
Katniss senses that a rebellion is simmering, but
the Capitol is still very much in control as
President Snow prepares the 75th Annual
Hunger Games (The Quarter Quell) – a
competition that could change Panem forever.
THE HUNGER GAMES: CATCHING FIRE will be
directed by Francis Lawrence, and produced by
Nina Jacobson’s Color Force in tandem with
producer Jon Kilik. The novel on which the film is
based is the second in a trilogy that has sold
more than 50 million books in print and digital in
the U.S. alone.
Lionsgate will release THE HUNGER GAMES:
CATCHING FIRE on November 22, 2013.

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