Lenny Kravitz to play Cinna in 'The Hunger Games'

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Lionsgate has announced via the "The Hunger Games" Facebook account that rocker Lenny Kravitz will be taking on the role of Cinna in the film adaption of Suzanne Collins' dystopian novel.

 In the book, Cinna is Katniss' ( Jennifer Lawrence) stylist for the 74th annual Hunger Games. It is Cinna's first year as a stylist and his ambitious costumes help Katniss win over the audience. While Katniss has a general distaste for the Capitol citizens, she develops a strong friendship with Cinna and he demonstrates a genuine concern for her well-being in the games.

Kravitz previously starred in "Precious" as Nurse John. He currently has two other projects in the works --  "The Blind Bastard Club" and "Selma."

Also starring in the film are Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Woody HarrelsonStanley Tucci and  Elizabeth Banks.

"The Hunger Games" is set to hit theaters Mar. 23, 2012. 
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