Lionsgate announced today that four-time Academy Award nominee Julianne Moore (Boogie Nights, The Hours, The End of the Affair and Far From Heaven) has joined the cast of The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 & The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2 as President Alma Coin, the leader of the rebellion against the Capitol.
"Official! Please welcome Julianne Moore as President Alma Coin to the cast of @TheHungerGames: Mockingjay Parts 1&2 pic."
Moore will star opposite Academy Award winner Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson and Liam Hemsworth in the third and fourth installments of the global blockbuster Hunger Games franchise, slated for release in November 2014 and November 2015, respectively. She will join new cast members including Natalie Dormer, Stef Dawson and Evan Ross.
In addition to her four Oscar-nominated roles, Moore has previously starred in Crazy Stupid Love, The Kids Are All Right, Children of Men and last year's HBO political drama film Game Change, which netted her an Emmy, Golden Globe and SAG Award. She will next be seen in Don Jon, Seventh Son and Carrie.
Moore is represented by CAA and Management 360.
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 was released November 21st, 2014 and stars Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Woody Harrelson, Elizabeth Banks, Julianne Moore, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Jeffrey Wright. The film is directed by Francis Lawrence.
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2 comes to theaters November 20th, 2015 and stars Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Julianne Moore, Natalie Dormer, Stef Dawson, Evan Ross. The film is directed by Francis Lawrence.