On Friday, September 13 Comingsoon.net broke the news that actress Julianne Moore has been cast in the role of President Alma Coin in both "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1" and "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2," which will be released in 2014 and 2015. The films will cover the third book in "The Hunger Games" trilogy by Suzanne Collins.
The four-time Academy Award nominee will play the leading role of Coin, who represents District 13 and helps the rebels attack the Capitol. She has previously appeared in films like "The Hours," "Hannibal" and "Children of Men" as well as many others.
President Coin is the leader of District 13 but a major adversary of Katniss, as she believes Katniss is more valuable dead than alive. She briefly becomes the leader of Panem. President Coin is behind saving Katniss from the Quarter Quell but also causes destruction elsewhere that negatively affects Katniss.
Moore is one of the latest actors to join the film, including Natalie Dormer, Evan Ross, Donald Sutherland, and Philip Seymour Hoffman. The Lionsgate films will be directed by Francis Lawrence and written by Danny Strong. The first film will be released on November 21, 2014 and the second film will be released on November 20, 2015. Check out the official website for more information.
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