Gwendoline Christie, also known as the most awesome “Game of Thrones” character Brienne of Tarth, has joined The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2.
Christie will play Commander Lyme. She is replacing Lily Rabe who was originally cast in the role. Lyme is one of the leaders of District 13, the district in the futuristic Panem that is rebelling against the government. She hails from District 2 and is a past victor of an unknown Hunger Games.
The fourth film in the hit YA franchise, which sees the return of main actors Jennifer Lawrence, Liam Hemsworth and Josh Hutcherson, is currently filming back-to-back with Mockingjay – Part 1.
Mockingjay – Part 1, the third of four films based on Suzanne Collins’ popular YA novels, will hit theaters Nov. 21, 2014.Mockingjay – Part 2 will follow one year later on Nov. 20, 2015.
Along with starring on HBO’s fantasy hit Game of Thrones, Christie’s film credits include 2009’s The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus.