Woody Harrelson has joined the cast of Gary Ross’ adaptation of the Suzanne Collins novel The Hunger Games. Heat Vision | THR reports that the actor will play the character Haymitch.
Woody Harrelson has landed the coveted role of Katniss Everdeen’s mentor in the upcoming big-screen adaptation of Suzanne Collins’ bestselling novel.
Haymitch, as described in the book, is a drunk who was victorious in the 50th Hunger Games, more than two decades before Katniss’ deadly adventures begin.
Heat Vision also reports that Jeremy Marinas and Dakota Hood have been added to the cast. They’ll play tributes for District 10.
The Hunger Games is scheduled to hit theaters on March 23, 2012.