Dormer's casting is the first official announcement about new cast members in Mockingjay, which is set to begin filming next month.
Dormer will play Cressida, who is a former director for the Capitol, who joins the rebellion along with her camera crew and an assistant. She follows Katniss, filming propaganda films to support the rebel movement.
The press release also includes a first look at Lionsgate's official synopsis for the two-part Mockingjay finale:
Directed by Francis Lawrence and based on the novel “Mockingjay” by Suzanne Collins, THE HUNGER GAMES: MOCKINGJAY PARTS 1 & 2 make up the third and fourth installments of heroine Katniss Everdeen’s (Jennifer Lawrence) journey as she leads the districts of Panem in a rebellion against the tyrannical and corrupt Capitol. As the war that will determine the fate of Panem escalates, Katniss must decipher for herself who she can trust and what needs to be done, with everything she cares for in the balance.
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