Director Francis Lawrence has tapped “Sons of Anarchy” thesp Patrick St. Esprit (Super 8) to play Romulus Thread in Lionsgate’s The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, reports Variety.
Based on the bestselling novel by Suzanne Collins, the sequel sees tributes Katniss Everdeen and Peeta Mellark embark on a “Victor’s Tour” of Panem’s districts, where Katniss senses a rebellion simmering as President Snow prepares the 75th Annual Hunger Games.
Ready to enforce the Capitol’s law under any circumstance, Thread becomes the Head Peacekeeper of District 12 in “Catching Fire.”
Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson and Liam Hemsworth return to star in the sequel alongside newcomers Phillip Seymour Hoffman, Amanda Plummer, Jena Malone and Lynn Cohen.
Nina Jacobson is producing through her Color Force banner along with Jon Kilik. Lionsgate will release “Catching Fire” on November 22, 2013.