E. Roger Mitchell Cast as Chaff in 'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire'

He will play a tribute from District 11, who is a past winner of the Hunger Games and will compete in the Quarter Quell.

TORONTO -- Ahead of Lionsgate’s The Hunger Games: Catching Fire getting set to start production in September, E. Robert Mitchell has been cast in the role of Chaff.

Mitchell will play a tribute from District 11 who won the 45th annual Hunger Games and is to compete in the Quarter Quell.

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The Atlanta-based actor's credits include Battle: Los Angeles, The Shield, One Tree Hill and Tyler Perry projects such as Diary of a Mad Black Woman and Daddy’s Little Girls.

Catching Fire will be directed by Francis Lawrence and produced by Nina Jacobson’s Color Force, in association with Jon Kilik.

Lionsgate plans a wide release Nov. 22, 2013, for the second installment in the Hunger Games franchise.