In addition to Kravitz, the cast of The Hunger Games—which began shooting last week—includes Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Elizabeth Banks, Stanley Tucci, Woody Harrelson, and fellow turn-of-the-century "It" boy Wes Bentley.
Director Gary Ross said he cast Kravitz based on his work as a maternity ward nurse in the film Precious:
When I saw Lenny's work in 'Precious,' I was just knocked out. It was quiet and strong and understated and openhearted; all qualities which define this character. I'm really looking forward to this ride.
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