Jena Malone Up for The Hunger Games: Catching Fire Role


Entertainment Weekly is reporting that Jena Malone (“Hatfields & McCoys,” Sucker Punch) is in the running to play the strong-willed tribute Johanna Mason in The Hunger Games: Catching Fire.

The magazine says: The character is described in author Suzanne Collins’ bestseller as possessing “a wicked ability to murder,” winning her Hunger Games by pretending to be weak and then picking off the other tributes.

EW also wonders if the movie will keep Johanna’s intro from the book, in which she first meets Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence) naked.

The mag added that the earlier rumor of Mia Wasikowska being up for the role of Johanna was not true.

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