Lenny Kravitz Lands Role in 'Hunger Games'

Lenny Kravitz

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The Hunger Games series was a pretty hot ticket when it came to bookshelves, but it’s lining up an even hotter cast for the film version.

Jennifer Lawrence snagged the lead role as Katniss Everdeen, and Miley Cyrus‘s boyfriend Liam Hemsworth will be playing one of her two love interests. Stanley Tucci has also joined the cast, and now they’ve added one more A-lister to the line-up.

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Lenny Kravitz, the drool worthy rock star, has just signed on to play the role of Cinna, Katniss‘s supportive stylist.

Well, no one is denying that Kravitz has style. According to PopEater.com, the casting came about when director Gary Ross saw Lenny in another film.

“When I saw Lenny’s work in ‘Precious,’ I was just knocked out,” Ross said. “It was quiet and strong and understated and open-hearted: all qualities which define this character.”

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Hunger Games is currently shooting in North Carolina. Vacation anyone?

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