Lionsgate has announced today that Jeffrey Wright will be the actor to portray District 3′s tribute, Beetee in The Hunger Games: Catching Fire! Tony Shalhoub was originally rumored to have gotten the part.
Wright will star in the film opposite Amanda Plummer, who portrays his counterpart Wiress. The duo is nicknamed Nuts and Volts because of their quirky behaviors. Beetee returns in the third book, so Jeffrey Wright will likely continue his role into at least one of The Hunger Games: Mockingjay installments. | Full Story