Both actors have been cast and confirmed by a press release from Lionsgate, per Deadline
. Original article follows.
The casting for the big-screen version of The Hunger Games
, to be directed by Gary Ross
, has been a contentious affair. Hiring the lily-white (and very, very talented) Jennifer Lawrence
for the lead role of Katniss Everdeen drew ire from fans of the novel, who hoped for someone closer to the character as ...