'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire' adds Lynn Cohen as Mags
Mags is introduced in the "Hunger Games" sequel as the female District 4 competitor and mentor to fan-favorite character Finnick Odair ( who, as Zap2it first reported, will be played by Sam Claflin). The 80-year-old Hunger Games victor joins Finnick, Peeta and Katniss in an alliance after volunteering to replace Finnick's love, Annie, in the Games.
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Cohen is a New York theater veteran who has also appeared in films ( "Munich," "Synecdoche, NY") and TV ( "Sex and the City").
"The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" is set to begin filming in the fall.