Entertainment Weekly reports that Sucker Punch actress Jena Malone is the latest contender for the role of Johanna Mason in Catching Fire, the sequel to The Hunger Games. The character is first introduced in the second Hunger Games book, and is a deadly tribute who becomes a major player in the third story, Mockingjay. Alice in Wonderland star Mia Wasikowska is also rumoured to be competing for the same role.
Catching Fire will begin shooting this fall, and continue the games in theatres on November 22, 2013. Jennifer Lawrence will be back in the lead, with I Am Legend director Francis Lawrence set to helm.
Source: Entertainment Weekly