Casting News – E. Roger Mitchell joins the “Catching Fire” cast

Lionsgate has made yet another exciting casting announcement this morning, which makes four casting announcements just in four days! E. Roger Mitchell will be joining the Hunger Games cast as Disrict 11 victor Chaff:

“Santa Monica, CA, August 10, 2012- Lionsgate® and the filmmakers of The Hunger Games: Catching Fire are pleased to announce that E. Roger Mitchell has been cast in the role of Chaff in the much anticipated film adaptation of Suzanne Collins’ worldwide smash hit novel Catching Fire. A tribute from District 11, Chaff won the 45th Annual Hunger Games and will compete in the Quarter Quell.

E. Roger Mitchell is an Atlanta based actor with decades of experience on the stage. His small and big screen roles have included Battle: Los Angeles, The Shield, One Tree Hill, and Tyler Perry projects including Diary Of A Mad Black Woman, Daddy’s Little Girls, and House Of Payne.”

What do you think of this casting choice? Do you think we are closer to figuring out who is going to play Finnick Odair?

Here is a list of the new characters who have been cast so far:

  • Jena Malone as Johanna Mason
  • Philip Seymour Hoffman as Plutarch Heavensbee
  • Amanda Plummer as Wiress
  • Lynn Cohen as Mags
  • Meta Golding as Enobaria
  • Bruno Gunn as Brutus
  • Alan Ritchson as Gloss
  • E. Roger Mitchell as Chaff
E. Roger Mitchell.

Source: http://mockingjay.net/2012/08/10/official-roger-mitchell-chaff/

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