Lionsgate has officially confirmed that Julianne Moore will be playing the role of President Alma Coin in The Hunger Games: Mockingjay parts 1 and 2. Coin is the leader of the rebellion against the Capitol in the third book of the hit trilogy written by Suzanne Collins.
Moore joins principal cast members Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson and Liam Hemsworth who will reprise their roles for the third and fourth installment of the film adaptation franchise. Part 1 is schedules to be released in November of 2014 and part 2 will hit theaters in November 2015.
Currently the remainder of the franchise will be directed by Francis Lawrence. The final novel and two films will see Katniss Everdeen as she leads to rebellion against Panem and the 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.
The second installment of the film franchise, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, will hit theaters on november 22, 2013. It follows the events of the second novel of the same name as Katniss and Peeta return to the Hunger Games for a special Quarter Quell edition where previous victors must return and fight to the death.