Game of Thrones’ Gwendoline Christie Joins Cast of The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2

Gwendoline ChristieGwendoline Christie will be joining her Game of Thrones costar Natalie Dormer in the final installment of the The Hunger Games film franchise in Mockingjay – Part 2.

Christie will be playing the role of Commander Lyme, which was set to be played by Lily Rabe before Rabe had to leave the project due to her commitment to Shakespeare in the Park’s production of “Much Ado About Nothing.”

In the The Hunger Games book series, Commander Lyme is a leader in the fabled District 13, having led the rebellion in her home of District 2. This will be Christie’s largest role in a feature film, as she is known primarily for her portrayal of  Brienne of Tarth in the HBO hit Game of Thrones.

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2 is currently still being filmed and is scheduled for release on November 20, 2015.