We have a new cast member, everyone! Gwendoline Christie is replacing Lily Rabe in the role of Commander Lyme in Mockingjay – Part 2! The Hollywood Reporter broke the news:
Gwendoline Christie, who plays the tough warrior Brienne of Tarth on HBO’s Game of Thrones, has nabbed another military leader role. The actress will play Commander Lyme in Lionsgate’s The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 2. She’s replacing Lily Rabe, who was originally cast in the role.
Rabe had to drop out due to a scheduling conflict with a previous commitment to Much Ado About Nothing at Shakespeare in the Park.
Lyme is one of the leaders of District 13, the district in the futuristic Panem that is rebelling against the government. She hails from District 2 is a past victor of an unknown Hunger Games.