Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Mother Figure

Elizabeth Banks could be reuniting with her Seabiscuit director, Gary Ross, for The Hunger Games.

The actress and new mom is thisclose to nabbing a part in the trilogy starring Jennifer Lawrence and Josh Hutcherson and Liam Hemsworth.

Banks would play Effie Trinket, the pink-haired, bright-eyed showbiz-type who becomes Katniss (Lawrence) and Peeta’s (Hutcherson) handler.

On a related note, Thresh and Rue will played by Dayo Okeniyi and Amandla Stenberg, respectively.

Photo: Moviehole.net.

Update: In more Hunger Games casting news, Marvel and Glimmer will be played by Jack Quaid (as in son of Dennis and Meg Ryan) and Leven Ramblin (TV’s Grey’s Anatomy), respectively.

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