Hometown: Atlanta, Georgia.
Her role: Clove, District 2 tribute—Clove enjoys killing and is known for her skill with weaponry, particularly knives. She is responsible for the first death of the games, achieved by throwing a knife into the back of the male District 9 tribute. Katniss (Jennifer Lawrence), above others, is on Clove’s hit list.
On landing the part: “I loved the Hunger Games series since I first read the books over a year ago. When it was announced that Gary Ross [would] direct, I wrote him a letter telling him how much I wanted to do the movie. Originally, I went in for the role of Katniss, but I was told that I was too young. So I thought it was over. A few weeks later, my manager called and said they wanted me to come in and read for the role of Clove. … I never expected to get the role, so you can imagine my shock when I got the call that I got it!” Continue reading “Vanity Fair: Meet The Young Cast of The Hunger Games Movie” »