OFFICIAL: Stephanie Leigh Schlund Is Cashmere In “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire”

If you have been following “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” casting news lately, you will notice Lionsgate has been announcing casting news on a daily basis (except during weekends) recently. The latest addition to “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” cast was Maria Howell in the form of District 11’s Seeder.

Our daily casting announcement for this time round is Stephanie Leigh Schlund who will be joining the huge cast of “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” as District 1’s Cashmere. Cashmere’s brother, Gloss, who is also a fellow District 1 tribute and previous Hunger Games victor, will be played by Alan Ritchson.

Visit Stephanie Leigh Schlund’s IMDb for more information on her previous works.

Full press release from Lionsgate below:

STEPHANIE LEIGH SCHLUND CAST AS CASHMERE IN LIONSGATE’S THE HUNGER GAMES: CATCHING FIRE

Santa Monica, CA, August 14, 2012- Lionsgate® and the filmmakers of THE HUNGER GAMES: CATCHING FIRE are pleased to announce that Stephanie Leigh Schlund has been cast in the role of Cashmere in the much anticipated film adaptation of Suzanne Collins’ worldwide smash hit novel Catching Fire. A former Career tribute from District 1, Cashmere and her brother Gloss are both competing in the Quarter Quell.

Stephanie Leigh Schlund is an Atlanta, Georgia based actress who has appeared in television series including Drop Dead Diva, and films including “The Last Song”.  She can next be seen in the upcoming Fox series The Following, premiering this Fall.

THE HUNGER GAMES: CATCHING FIRE begins as Katniss Everdeen has returned home safe after winning the 74th Annual Hunger Games along with fellow tribute Peeta Mellark.   Winning means that they must turn around and leave their family and close friends, embarking on a “Victor’s Tour” of the districts.  Along the way Katniss senses that a rebellion is simmering, but the Capitol is still very much in control as President Snow prepares the 75th Annual Hunger Games (The Quarter Quell) – a competition that could change Panem forever.

THE HUNGER GAMES: CATCHING FIRE will be directed by Francis Lawrence, and produced by Nina Jacobson’s Color Force in tandem with producer Jon Kilik. The novel on which the film is based is the second in a trilogy that has sold more than 50 million books in print and digital in the U.S. alone.

Lionsgate will release THE HUNGER GAMES: CATCHING FIRE on November 22, 2013.

Ongoing casting news and information for the film can be found at: www.CatchingFireCasting.com

The Hunger Games, rated PG13, was released on 22 March 2012 and DVD and Blu-Ray pre-orders are now available. “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” is scheduled for release on 22 November 2013 in USA.

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