There’s another switch up going on in The Hunger Games world.
Gwendoline Christie, known to many as Brienne of Tarth on Game of Thrones, is replacing Lily Rabe in the final film of the franchise, Deadline reports.
Gwendoline will play Commander Lyme, replacing Lily Rabe, who was originally cast. Commander Lyme, one of the leaders of District 13, hails from District 2 and is a past winner in a previously unknown installment of Hunger Games.
Lily dropped out of the film, after playing the part in Mockingjay Part 1, because of a scheduling conflict with a previous commitment to Much Ado About Nothing at Shakespeare in the Park.
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Stephanie Leigh Schlund goes casual and joins co-star Lynn Cohen for The Hunger Games: Catching Fire Bluray signing held at Walmart on Thursday night (March 6) in Secaucus, New Jersey.
“Everyone in the states,get your #CatchingFiredDVD today!!!!!! #BeThereorBeSquare Xoxo #Cashmere,” Stephanie wrote on Twitter the day of the release.
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In case you missed it, check out a deleted scene from the disc featuring Sam Claflin as Finnick and Jennifer Lawrence as Katniss, below!
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Willow Shields arrives for an interview on Extra at Universal CityWalk on Friday afternoon (March 7) in Universal City, Calif.
The 13-year-old actress hit up the program to promote the Bluray release of The Hunger Games: Catching Fire.
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Just the night before, Willow was on hand for a signing event at Walmart in Orange, Calif.
“Had a fantastic time last night at The midnight release of Catching Fire on DVD and Blu-Ray! And yes I was proposed to with a ring pop! Haha Go get Catching fire on dvd now!” Willow captioned on Instagram.
FYI: Willow is wearing Three Floor at Extra.
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Jennifer Lawrence keeps warm in a purple bubble coat as she arrives on the set of The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2 on Wednesday morning (February 5) in Atlanta, Ga.
The 24-year-old actress and her co-stars are back on set after the sudden passing of co-star Philip Seymour Hoffman.
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“Words cannot convey the devastating loss we are all feeling right now. Philip was a wonderful person and an exceptional talent, and our hearts are breaking. Our deepest condolences go out to his family,” a statement from the film’s company read.
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Liam Hemsworth heads out of a building with a book in hand while on set of The Hunger Games: Mockingjay on Tuesday (February 4) in Atlanta, Ga.
The 24-year-old actor hopped into a nearby car, presumably heading to shoot a scene.
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Over the weekend, Liam‘s co-star Philip Seymour Hoffman died from an apparent drug overdose inside his home in New York City.
According to THR, he only had one week left of shooting for his role as Plutarch Heavensbee, and the sequel release dates will not be affected.
Our thoughts are still with his family and friends during this time.
Jennifer Lawrence has broken her silence after the untimely death of her Hunger Games: Catching Fire co-star Philip Seymour Hoffman.
The 23-year-old actress released a joint statement with the film’s director Francis Lawrence, as well as the book’s author Suzanne Collins.
“Words cannot convey the devastating loss we are all feeling right now,” it read (via Us Weekly). “Philip was a wonderful person and an exceptional talent, and our hearts are breaking. Our deepest condolences go out to his family.”
Philip was found dead at his home on Sunday (February 2) in New York City after an alleged heroin overdose.
It is uncertain at this time how the franchise will move forward following this tremendous loss. Our thoughts are with his friends and family during this difficult time.
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire actor Philip Seymour Hoffman‘s family has released a statement after he was found dead in his New York City apartment early this morning (February 2).
“We are devastated by the loss of our beloved Phil and appreciate the outpouring of love and support we have received from everyone. This is a tragic and sudden loss and we ask that you respect our privacy during this time of grieving. Please keep Phil in your thoughts and prayers,” the statement reads.
In case you missed it, Philip‘s Catching Fire co-star Sam Claflin shared his reaction on Twitter after the tragic news broke.