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Hunger Games Selects Two More Newcomers

Lionsgate announced on THE HUNGER GAMES' Facebook page the actors cast as the tributes from District 3.

Lionsgate announced on THE HUNGER GAMES' Facebook page the actors cast as the tributes from District 3. Ian Nelson and young stunt artist Kalia Prescott will play the unnamed death game participants.

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) and Paula Malcomson (Mrs. Everdeen). Elizabeth Banks is in talks to play a flighty bureaucrat as well.

Gary Ross will direct from a script by Billy Ray. Color Force's Nina Jacobson is producing.

The teen actioner is set for release on March 23, 2012.

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