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Hunger Games: Woody Harrelson Cast as Haymitch Abernathy

It seems that not a day goes by that there isn't casting news on Hunger Games, today's announcement being that Woody Harrelson has been cast as Haymitch Abernathy, Katniss Everdeen's mentor.
States The Hollywood Reporter, "Haymitch, as described in the book, is a drunk who was victorious in the 50th Hunger Games, more than two decades before Katniss’ deadly adventures begin. Additionally, tributes for District 10 have been revealed: Jeremy Marinas and Dakota Hood."

The film’s cast is led by Jennifer Lawrence as District 12 tribute Katniss, Josh Hutcherson as Peeta, Elizabeth Banks as Katniss’ handler Effie, Liam Hemsworth as Gale, Stanley Tucci as Hunger Games host Caesar Flickerman and Wes Bentley as head gamemaker Seneca Crane.
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EdGross
5/10/2011
Hollywood Reporter

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1 Comments

Yay! Even though I don't like the idea that they casted a caucasian woman in the role of Katniss, who is very dark by tone as described in the book, I love Woody! Ever since White Men Can't Jump. Still, hollywood sure knows how to imply white supremacy. O_o;;
Jer3miah - 5/11/2011, 3:23 PM

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