Jeffrey Wright cast as Beetee in 'Catching Fire'

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The Hunger Games: Catching Fire casting is wrapping up, and there are just a few more announcements to go. The latest? Jeffrey Wright will play District 3 tribute Beetee, a.k.a. Volts, Lionsgate announced in a press release today. An electronics expert, Beetee becomes an ally for Katniss in the 75th Hunger Games.

Wright is best known for his work in the play Angels in America, earning him a Tony Award in 1994. In 2003, he reprised his role in the HBO miniseries, winning a Golden Globe and an Emmy. He’s also appeared in Basquiat, Source Code, Casino Royale and Quantum Of Solace, W, Syriana, and Cadillac Records.

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire will arrive in theaters Nov.22, 2013.

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