More Mockingjay casting news! It has been confirmed that American Horror Story star Lily Rabe has been cast in Mockingjay Parts I and II as Commander Lyme. Taking to Twitter and Facebook, the movie’s official social media accounts announced the news saying: “It’s official! Please welcome Lily Rabe as Commander Lyme to the cast of @TheHungerGames: Mockingjay Parts 1&2.”
Need a refresher as to who exactly Commander Lyme is? According to the Hunger Games Wiki: “Lyme was a past victor of an unknown Hunger Games, a Commander of the rebellion in District 2, and a strong independent woman. She was willing to do anything for District 2 to become aligned with the other districts against the Capitol.”
Lily joins the already star-studded cast that includes Julianne Moore as President Coin, Evan Ross as Messalla, Stef Dawson as Finnick’s beloved Annie, and Game of Thrones star Natalie Dormer as Cressida.
Mockingjay Part I is set to hit theaters on November 21, 2014, with Mockingjay Part II scheduled for a November 20, 2014 release.
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