Catching Fire has found its Plutarch Heavensbee in Philip Seymour Hoffman. In a press release it was announced that the actor has signed on to play the head Gamemaker in the follow-up to The Hunger Games.
The film will pick up with Katniss Everdeen returning to her home with Peeta Mellark. As winners of the 74th Hunger Games the y have to go on a Victor’s Tour where the two notice that rebellion is about to happen, even though the Capitol still has nearly all of the power.
Francis Lawrence will be directing the film based on Suzanne Collins’ best selling hit and the second book in the trilogy.
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire will head to theaters on November 22, 2013