Jena Malone to Play Johanna Mason in ‘The Hunger Games: Catching Fire’?

The actress is up for the coveted role in director Francis Lawrence's highly-anticipated sequel for Lionsgate.
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Jena Malone to Play Johanna Mason in ‘The Hunger Games: Catching Fire’? Malone Circling The Hunger Games: Catching FireSucker Punch's Jena Malone has emerged as another contender to play Johanna Mason in The Hunger Games: Catching Fire. We reported last week that Mia Wasikowska and newcomer Zoe Aggeliki were the top choices to play the District 7 tribute. This new report reveals that Mia Wasikowska was not approached for the role, and she is not available as well.

Johanna Mason is a fierce competitor who plots to take out all of her competition in The 75th Hunger Games by pretending to be weak. There is a question about whether or not director Francis Lawrence will keep Johanna Mason's intro from the Suzanne Collins book, where a naked Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence) first meets the character.

The actress most recently starred in The History Channel's record shattering mini-series Hatfields & McCoys.

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire was released November 22nd, 2013.

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  • dan1 • 3 years ago

    I'd be good with this.


    • cheetoboy • 3 years ago

      She would probably be great. Do both the characters really meet naked? Was it like a shower scene or something in the book?


      • justatadmatt • 3 years ago

        johanna is naked when they first meet...not katniss. anyway, i think zoe would be the best candidate still.


        • artkid04 • 3 years ago

          hell, not okay, this will be freaking wicked cool if she gets the part


          • skywise • 3 years ago

            I havnt read these but my cousin has and she seems to think Malone would be prefect for the part.


            • artkid04 • 3 years ago

              oh sh*t, gretchen from Donnie Darko may be playing Johanna Mason, I'd be okay with this


              • SpaceCowboy • 3 years ago



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