'Hunger Games' News: Amber Chaney Is Avox Girl

Non-speaking roles aren't usually fodder for big casting announcements, but then, those characters aren't usually mute because their tongues are missing.

Lionsgate announced today via Twitter that relative unknown Amber Chaney will portray a red-headed Avox Girl (later known as Lavinia) in the big-screen adaptation of Suzanne Collins' "The Hunger Games." For the uninitiated, Avoxes are slaves to the Capitol who have had their tongues cut out as punishment for a traitorous act. This particular Avox is someone heroine Katniss Everdeen recognizes from home. Read More...



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