Julianne Moore Joins THE HUNGER GAMES: MOCKINGJAY
We had heard that the studio was interested, but now Lionsgate has just officially announced that Julianne Moore will play president Alma Coin in The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Parts 1 & 2. Click on for more..
Deadline first broke the news that the Oscar nominated Carrie actress Julianne Moore was being looked at for the key role of Alma Coin back in June, and now Lionsgate has confirmed that she has indeed signed on to play the the manipulative politician in the final two Hunger Games movies.
Lionsgate announced today that four-time Academy Award® nominee Julianne Moore (BOOGIE NIGHTS, THE HOURS, THE END OF THE AFFAIR and FAR FROM HEAVEN) has joined the cast of THE HUNGER GAMES: MOCKINGJAY PARTS 1 & 2 as President Alma Coin, the leader of the rebellion against the Capitol.
Moore will star opposite Academy Award winner Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson and Liam Hemsworth in the third and fourth installments of the global blockbuster HUNGER GAMES franchise, slated for release in November 2014 and November 2015, respectively. She will join new cast members including Natalie Dormer, Stef Dawson and Evan Ross.
In addition to her four Oscar-nominated roles, Moore has previously starred in CRAZY STUPID LOVE, THE KIDS ARE ALL RIGHT, CHILDREN OF MEN and last year’s HBO political drama film GAME CHANGE, which netted her an Emmy®, Golden Globe® and SAG Award®. She will next be seen in DON JON, SEVENTH SON and CARRIE.
Moore is represented by CAA and Management 360.
Quite a cast! What do you guys think of this latest addition?
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