'Hunger Games: Mockingjay' names its Annie
Australian actress Stef Dawson will play Annie Cresta, Finnick’s (Sam Claflin) love interest, in the final two Hunger Games movies, Mockingjay Parts 1 & 2.
Annie is the addled Hunger Games victor who won the 70th annual Games despite suffering a mental breakdown after witnessing her District 4 partner get beheaded. She gets a reprieve in Catching Fire, when the older Mags takes her place in the Quarter Quell, but the Capitol arrests her in Mockingjay, essentially taking her hostage to hurt Finnick Odair.
According to a press release from Lionsgate, Dawson is known for her work on television as well as numerous independent films.
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 & 2 will be directed by Francis Lawrence and have release dates of Nov. 21, 2014, and Nov. 20, 2015, respectively.