Rolling Stone has caught up with Lenny Kravitz to ask him about his upcoming role as Cinna in The Hunger Games movie.
Lenny says after director Gary Ross got in touch with him to talk about the role, he tore through The Hunger Games … and right now is working his way through Catching Fire, the second book in the trilogy.
“I’m really excited to be playing Cinna,” he says. “Reading the book, I’m seeing everything – the Capitol, the arena, all this stuff. This world is going to be incredible.”
This will Lenny’s second feature film after he gained wide praise for his supporting role in the 2009 movie, Precious. However as Rolling Stone points out, ating is something of a family tradition for the Kravitz’s .. His late mother, Roxie Roker starred in The Jeffersons, and his daughter Zoë Kravitz, is in X-Men: First Class.