The Hunger Games Casts Mrs. Everdeen

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Ready to meet Mrs. Everdeen?

In the latest casting news regarding the big screen adaption of The Hunger Games, Irish actress Paula Malcomson has landed the role of Katniss' mother. The character is constantly worried about the future of her daughters.

Malcomson is a veteran of the small screen, most recently appearing on Private Practice, Fringe and Sons of Anarchy.

Paula Malcomson Picture

The actress joins a young cast that includes Liam Hemsworth, Josh Hutcherson, Willow Shield, Jack Quaid, Leven Rembin, Dayo Okeniyi, Amandla Stenberg and, of course, Jennifer Lawrence in the main role.

Elizabeth Banks has also been rumored for the part of Effie.

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I always imagined the mother... younger. But ah... who needs it.

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I really hope that they cast Robbie Amell for Cato. And Ariana Baio for Clove. They would look great together!