Jeffrey Wright Confirmed as Beetee in Catching Fire

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Welcome to the Arena, Jeffrey Wright.

In the latest piece of Catching Fire casting news, the veteran actor has signed on for this Hunger Games sequel as Beetee, the District 3 Male Tribute earns the nickname “Volts” due to his electronics expertise.

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A Tony Award winner, Wright joins an impressive cast that is led by returning stars Jennifer Lawrence, Liam Hemsworth and Jush Hutcherson.

Newbies in the franchise, whose follow-up comes out on November 22, 2013, include: Sam Claflin, Stephanie Leigh Schlund, Maria Howell, Alan Ritchson, Amanda Plummer and Phillip Seymour Hoffman.

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