Willow Shields Cast as Primrose Everdeen in THE HUNGER GAMES


Lionsgate has sent out a press release announcing that newcomer Willow Shields has landed the role of Primrose Everdeen in Gary Ross’ adaptation of The Hunger Games.  Primrose is the younger sister of protagonist Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawerence).  When Primrose is selected to fight as one of District 12’s tributes in the deadly Hunger Games, Katniss volunteers to take her sister’s place.  Said Ross of casting Shields, "It’s so exciting to find an amazing young actress like the one we just met.  Prim is an emotionally demanding role and in many ways she is the cornerstone of the story.  Willow Shields will make an amazing Prim and we’re very lucky to have her." Read More...



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