'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay' Adds Michelle Forbes

Michelle Forbes - P 2014
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Michelle Forbes - P 2014

The actress previously appeared on "Battlestar Galactica," "True Blood" and "The Killing."

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2, the final installment in the mega-hit YA franchise, has cast Michelle Forbes as Lieutenant Jackson.

Jackson is a soldier from District 13, the rebel district of the futuristic society Panem.

The fourth film in the hit YA franchise -- which will star Jennifer Lawrence, Liam Hemsworth and Josh Hutcherson -- is filming back-to-back with Mockingjay - Part 1.

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Mockingjay - Part 1, the third of four films based on Suzanne Collins' popular YA novels, will hit theaters Nov. 21, 2014, via Lionsgate. Mockingjay - Part 2 will follow one year later, on Nov. 20, 2015.

The second film, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, was a massive hit when it opened in November. It has earned $864.6 million worldwide to date.

Forbes has appeared on a slew of recent TV shows including Orphan Black, Chicago Fire, The Killing and True Blood. She also starred on 2006's Battlestar Galactica and the series 24. She's repped by UTA and Berwick & Kovacik.

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