We’re still waiting on news about Finnick, but in the meantime, Mags has been announced today by Lionsgate!
We finally have another official casting announcement. Lionsgate has today announced that Lynn Cohen will take on the role of Mags, the tribute from District 4 who goes into the Arena with Finnick Odair.
Here’s the release:
Santa Monica, CA, August 2, 2012- Lionsgate® and the filmmakers of THE HUNGER GAMES: CATCHING FIRE are pleased to announce that Lynn Cohen has been cast in the role of Mags in the much anticipated film adaptation of Suzanne Collins’ worldwide smash hit novel Catching Fire. A former mentor to Finnick Odair, Mags is an eighty year old Hunger Games victor from District 4.
Known to New York theater audiences for decades of memorable roles, Cohen has also appeared in critically acclaimed films such as Steven Spielberg’s Munich and Charlie Kaufman’s Synecdoche, NY, as well as commercial fare such as Sex and The City and its sequel. She can next be seen in They Came Together, with Paul Rudd and Amy Poehler.
The Hunger Games will be out on November 22, 2013
So what do you think? She looks like an amazing Mags to us. Now, if they’d just tell us who will be playing Finnick!!