Jeffrey Wright
Jeffrey Wright
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Tony Award winner Jeffrey Wright has been added to the cast of the upcoming film The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, according to published reports.

Base on the novel by Suzanne Collins, the film will also feature the previously reported actors Lynn Cohen, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Josh Hutcherson, Jennifer Lawrence, Jena Malone, and Amanda Plummer.

Wright, who will play the part of Beetee, won a Tony for his performance in Angels in America: Perestroika, and won an Emmy for the HBO adaptation of Angels in America. He received a Tony nomination for Topdog/Underdog, and most recently appeared on Broadway in A Free Man of Color.