Lionsgate has just revealed that Stef Dawson has been cast as Annie Cresta, Finnicks (played by Sam Claflin) love interest, in the final two chapters of the Hunger Games series, The Hunger Games: Mockinjay – Part 1 and The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2.
A native of Australia’s capital city, Canberra, Dawson is known for her work on television as well as numerous independent films including the recent thriller Wrath.
To be directed by Francis Lawrence and based on the novel by Suzanne Collins, The Hunger Games: Mockinjay follow Katniss Everdeens (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.
Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Woody Harrelson, Elizabeth Banks, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Jeffrey Wright, Stanley Tucci, Donald Sutherland and Julianne Moore are slated to star with the first part hitting November 21, 2014 and the final film arriving November 20, 2015.