files/pictures/picture-35.jpgDonald Sutherland has been cast as President Snow in Lionsgate's THE HUNGER GAMES, reports ComingSoon.net
. The President has been ruthlessly ruling Panem for 25 years.
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.
Cast members include 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), Elizabeth Banks (Effie Trinket), Wes Bentley (Seneca Crane), Stanley Tucci (Caesar Flickerman), Toby Jones (Claudius Templesmith), Lenny Kravitz (Cinna) and Woody Harrelson (Haymitch Abernathy).
Gary Ross is the director. Billy Ray penned the script. Color Force's Nina Jacobson is the producer. THE HUNGER GAMES will arrive in theaters on March 23, 2012.