'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire' Movie Cast: Stephanie Leigh Schlund Will Play Cashmere from District 1
"The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" adds an actress to play Cashmere.
Lionsgate and the filmmakers of "The Hunger Games" announced Tuesday that Stephanie Leigh Schlund will play the role of Cashmere in the film adaption based on bestselling author Suzanne Collins' "Catching Fire."
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According to the press release, Schlund is an Atlanta, Georgia based actress who has appeared in television series including "Drop Dead Diva," and films including "The Last Song". She can next be seen in the upcoming Fox series "The Following," premiering this Fall.
Cashmere is the female Career tribute from District 1. She was reaped along with her brother Gloss for the 75th Hunger Games, also known as the Third Quarter Quell.
According to "The Hunger Games" Wiki, Cashmere is arrogant and conceited. She proves to be a real threat to Katniss, and her and her brother, along with Enobaria and Brutus make an alliance, and managed to kill off seven other tributes in the arena. She is noted to have long blonde hair, cascading in curls.
Alan Ritchson will play the role of Cashmere's brother, Gloss.
Lionsgate recently announced that "The Color Purple" actress Maria Howell will play the role of Seeder from District 11. She has olive skin and straight black hair streaked with silver with golden brown eyes.
Also recently announced was E. Roger Mitchell to play Chaff from District 11, Lynn Cohen to play Mags from District 4, Amanda Plummer to play the role of Wiress from District 3, "Sucker Punch" actress Jena Malone to play Johanna Mason, a female victor from District 7, and Philip Seymour Hoffman to play Plutarch Heavensbee.
Cinema Blend announced that Variety reported that Patrick St. Esprit, star of TV's "Sons of Anarchy," has been cast as Romulus Thread, the harsh and violent Peacekeeper dispatched by the government to maintain order in District 12, where Katniss is from.
These actors will join Jennifer Lawrence (Katniss Everdeen), Josh Hutcherson (Peeta Mellark), Liam Hemsworth (Gale Hawthorne), Elizabeth Banks (Effie Trinket), Lenny Kravitz (Cinna), and Woody Harrelson (Haymitch).
"Catching Fire" is set to release in theaters Nov. 22, 2013.