August 22, 2013

OFFICIAL: 'Game of Thrones' star Natalie Dormer cast as Cressida in 'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay'

Fandom Clash! Lionsgate has officially announced that Natalie Dormer who plays Margaery Tyrell in HBO's smash hit Game of Thrones, will be portraying the role of Cressida in The Hunger Games: Mockingjay. We know Cressida as the resident director from the Capitol who joined the rebellion along with her camera crew Castor and Pollux as well as her assistant Messalla (via Wiki). This is our first official casting announcement for Mockingjay.

Below is the official press release:


SANTA MONICA, CA August 22, 2013 – Lionsgate announced today that Natalie Dormer has joined the cast of THE HUNGER GAMES: MOCKINGJAY PARTS 1 & 2 as the character Cressida.
Dormer currently stars as “Margaery Tyrell” on HBO’s GAME OF THRONES and will be seen in Ron Howard’s RUSH this September, as well as Ridley Scott’s THE COUNSELOR in October. She has also completed production on the indie film POSH.
Dormer is represented by Untitled Entertainment, UTA and United Agents.
About The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Parts 1 &2 
Directed by Francis Lawrence and based on the novel “Mockingjay” by Suzanne Collins, THE HUNGER GAMES: MOCKINGJAY PARTS 1 & 2 make up the third and fourth installments of heroine Katniss Everdeen’s (Jennifer Lawrence) journey as she leads the districts of Panem in a rebellion against the tyrannical and corrupt Capitol. As the war that will determine the fate of Panem escalates, Katniss must decipher for herself who she can trust and what needs to be done, with everything she cares for in the balance. 
The blockbuster first installment of THE HUNGER GAMES franchise is the 14th highest-grossing North American release of all time and grossed nearly $700 million at the worldwide box office. The second film, THE HUNGER GAMES: CATCHING FIRE, opens worldwide on November 22, 2013. THE HUNGER GAMES: MOCKINGJAY – PART 1 will be released worldwide on November 21, 2014 and THE HUNGER GAMES: MOCKINGJAY – PART 2 opens November 20, 2015.

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