Julianne Moore joins 'Hunger Games' franchise
September 13th, 2013
04:07 PM ET

Julianne Moore joins 'Hunger Games' franchise

"The Girl on Fire" is getting a flame-haired co-star: Julianne Moore has joined the cast of "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay," and will appear in both installments of the two-part conclusion.

The Lionsgate film tweeted the casting announcement on Friday, revealing that Moore will play President Alma Coin:

In the best-selling books by Suzanne Collins, Alma Coin leads the rebellion against the Capitol and villainous President Snow (played in the films by Donald Sutherland). Moore, 52, has been the subject of casting rumors for months, but her part was until now unconfirmed.

The "Hunger Games" franchise has been steadily staffing its cast as it prepares to roll out the final films in the series following this November's "Catching Fire." "Game of Thrones" actress Natalie Dormer has been cast as Cressida, Stef Dawson as Annie Cresta and Diana Ross' son Evan Ross will portray Messalla.

"The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" will land November 22, followed by "Mockingjay - Part I" on November 21, 2014, and "Mockingjay - Part 2" on November 20, 2015.

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  1. alucarD

    I could seriously bottom out and nut in her

    September 18, 2013 at 11:53 am | Report abuse |
  2. Robert Mischief

    I'm not sure she'll be able to be in this film. First she'll have to survive her daughter, Carrie, in October.

    September 17, 2013 at 6:38 pm | Report abuse |
  3. Rock

    This hot broad whacked off her son in some movie years ago

    September 16, 2013 at 11:21 am | Report abuse |
  4. M.A.P.

    Wow, she looks amazing. How can she keep her face so fresh looking!?

    September 16, 2013 at 6:00 am | Report abuse |
    • Peace ☮

      Morning (for me anyways) MAP! I do believe she has gotten ahold of some of Triumphs facial creme. Lol!

      September 16, 2013 at 9:36 am | Report abuse |
    • Peace ☮

      Sorry, that was bad. I couldn't resist.😊

      September 16, 2013 at 9:38 am | Report abuse |
    • M.A.P.

      Well, I'm gonna have to tell Triumph to squeeze me out a bottle of that stuff! Wow! But seriously, she must've had Botox or something, right? I know Nicole Kidman has secretly had tons of work done too, but good work – hard to see.

      September 16, 2013 at 12:22 pm | Report abuse |
    • Peace ☮

      Lol MAP! She's 52 & appears to be pretty fit. I don't think she's done anything except color her hair. Idk for sure. I am pretty sure Triumph will send ya a gift basket when his project is complete, tho. 😮

      September 16, 2013 at 8:12 pm | Report abuse |
    • M.A.P.

      I don't know if you could consider a basket full of someone's sh!t a "gift" basket!LOL hahaha!

      September 17, 2013 at 6:26 am | Report abuse |
  5. Alvarez

    Looks like I've got a pantload again.

    September 16, 2013 at 1:37 am | Report abuse |
  6. blakenaustin

    Pretty girl, but I am not a fan. No substance.

    September 14, 2013 at 9:15 pm | Report abuse |
  7. I agree

    the woman is fabulous looking for her age go julianne.

    September 14, 2013 at 2:22 pm | Report abuse |
  8. Julianne Moore

    She is heading in to her mid 50's and takes care of herself. Good for her.

    September 14, 2013 at 1:47 pm | Report abuse |
  9. Jessica H.

    Awesome, Julianne. Grats on the new role. I look forward to it. Forget the haters

    September 14, 2013 at 11:23 am | Report abuse |
  10. Ahhh Sheit Midrauers

    Yeah, I don't care. Her looks and acting have always been overrated

    September 14, 2013 at 5:33 am | Report abuse |
  11. Constantine19901662

    God she's so hot!!!

    September 14, 2013 at 12:16 am | Report abuse |
  12. VoteForPedro

    The 1st Hunger Games, had so many chubby actors. Guess Julianne will have to start the ol Milkshake gorge soon. Thought Hunger Games was about starving people? You know, thin, anorexic.

    September 13, 2013 at 9:35 pm | Report abuse |
    • Surely Youjest

      "Chubby"? I don't think so. "Starving," yes, but there were plenty of forested areas to glean, and even if one is reduced to living off tree bark, it can be made edible. What with all the tree climbing and running to find a hiding place from the repressive elements, the otherwise healthy youth would obtain adequate calories for survival through food theft, if need be, if this was based on a true story. Infants and the elderly are the most vulnerable, in that scenario. And I do not recall "chubby" actors in The Hunger Games, anyway.

      September 15, 2013 at 9:02 am | Report abuse |
    • M.A.P.

      Fat people always get in the way.

      September 16, 2013 at 5:53 am | Report abuse |
  13. Joe

    Ever since I saw her in Short Cuts....in a certain scene....I've been a fan 😉

    September 13, 2013 at 9:32 pm | Report abuse |
  14. The_dude


    September 13, 2013 at 8:07 pm | Report abuse |
  15. Canadian Observer

    Did you know she is from Canada. All things from Canada are wonderful (except Justin Beiber). Canada is nature's wonderland where genuine Canadian maple syrup drips from the trees. The water is do fresh and clear you can drink straight from the creeks. Canada.

    September 13, 2013 at 4:34 pm | Report abuse |
  16. Charlie Crack

    Oct 13 is the first episode of The Walking Dead and I think the Season Premier of Haven may be in tonight. It's gonna be Scaaary Good.

    September 13, 2013 at 4:25 pm | Report abuse |
    • Peace ☮

      Even tho you're not the "real charlie", I really like Haven. Didn't get to watch it last pm, had to dvr it. 1 month till WD...yay! Isn't scary good the slogan for the Chiller channel?

      September 14, 2013 at 10:23 am | Report abuse |
  17. Charlie Crack

    She is really old but still looks ok. I've always loved her hair.

    September 13, 2013 at 4:23 pm | Report abuse |
    • so cc

      I was just wondering, are you a nurse yet? I can almost picture in a nurse's uniform. lmao

      September 13, 2013 at 4:58 pm | Report abuse |
    • henny

      Not old...52 and hot..hot...hot... but then Im 57... lol

      September 13, 2013 at 7:55 pm | Report abuse |
  18. portalpunk


    September 13, 2013 at 4:19 pm | Report abuse |

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