Catching Fire Casting News: Jeffrey Wright as Beetee

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It's been a while since we brought you any meaty The Hunger Games: Catching Fire casting news. Today, Lionsgate announced that Jeffrey Wright will join the Catching Fire cast as Beetee.

Jeffrey Wright

Beetee is a tribute from District 3 whose electronics expertise earn him the nickname Volt. The role was originally rumored to be going to actor Tony Shalhoub.

Wright has appeared in numerous films, including his portrayal of Colin Powell in W., and Felix Leiter in the James Bond films Casino Royale and Quantum of Solace.

He'll join Jennifer Lawrence, Jena Malone, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Lynn Cohen, and Sam Claflin in the Hunger Games sequel. The film is set to be released November 22, 2013.

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boooooooooooooooooo they should have cast monk for this role stupid casting

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boooooooooooooooooo they should have cast monk for this role stupid casting

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The Hunger Games: Catching Fire Quotes

Katniss, you have been our mission from the beginning. The plan is always to get you out. Half the tributes were in on it. This is the revolution, and you are the mockingjay.

Plutarch Heavensbee

Gale Hawthorne: [Katniss almost shoots him] Easy. Saw some turkeys on the way here. Crossed right in front of me like I wasn't even there.
Katniss Everdeen: How rude of them.
Gale Hawthorne: That's what happens when you spend six days a week working in the mines. Stupid birds start to think they own these woods.
Gale Hawthorne: When's the tour leave?
Katniss Everdeen: Couple hours.
Gale Hawthorne: Well, let's go.

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