Lionsgate has chosen as the tributes from District 7 and 8 in THE HUNGER GAMES.
Lionsgate has chosen as the tributes from District 7 and 8 in THE HUNGER GAMES. Sam Ly and Leigha Hancock will represent District 7 and Samuel Tan and Mackenzie Lintz District 8. Cato and Clove from District 2 and the tributes from District 9 and 10 are yet to be announced.
Based on Suzanne Collins' novel, the story is set in a future where each district of a divided U.S. sends two young competitors into a death match, which is televised.
The cast also includes Jennifer Lawrence (Katniss), Josh Hutcherson (Peeta Mellark), Liam Hemsworth (Gale Hawthorne), Dayo Okeniyi (Thresh), Amandla Stenberg (Rue), Jack Quaid (Marvel), Leven Rambin (Glimmer), Willow Shields (Prim), Paula Malcomson (Mrs. Everdeen) and Elizabeth Banks (Effie Trinket).
Gary Ross will direct from a script by Billy Ray. Color Force's Nina Jacobson is producing.