Jeffrey Wright, who plays Beetee, recently sat does to talk with ABC News and Yahoo! News on the Newsmakers to discuss his work in ‘The Hunger Games: Catching Fire‘. According to him, working on the Catching Fire set is really “comforting”. Watch the interview above!
Jeffrey Wright has conquered Broadway, television and film, but now the actor is tackling his most mainstream role yet in the second film of the bestselling Hunger Games series.
“It’s really comforting,” Wright said about being a part of the cultural phenomenon. “When you make a movie, you hope that you will surpass peoples’ expectations.”
Wright plays Beetee in the second installment, “Catching Fire,” which is currently filming.
“[He] is one of the previous victors from the games,” Wright said. “He comes back in the 75th anniversary games, the Quarter Quell as it’s called and he participates again. But this time the games are used as a foil to advance other ideas.”
For the rest of the interview, head over to the Newsmakers!