Word out today is that Game of Thrones actress Natalie Dormer has been cast as Cressida in The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Parts 1 and 2. It is the first official announcement about the new cast members for Mockingjay which is due to start filming in September.
Cressida was a former director for the Capitol who joins the rebellion along with her camera crew and an assistant. She has the job of going with Katniss to create propoganda films to support the rebel movement. She is also described as having a shaved head tattooed with green vines!!
Here’s Lionsgate’s official synopsis for the two-part Mockingjay finale:
Directed by Francis Lawrence and based on the novel “Mockingjay” by Suzanne Collins, THE HUNGER GAMES: MOCKINGJAY PARTS 1 & 2 make up the third and fourth installments of heroine Katniss Everdeen’s (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.
So what do you think of Natalie Dormer as Cressida in Mockingjay? Do you think we’ll see her character with a shaved head? Let us know in the comments below.