Jim Hutton is released from a psychiatric institution after he’s cleared of murder charges, but luckily, justice is on his side, in the form of a voodoo-esque amulet that allows him to clinically die for brief periods of time, which he uses to orchestrate the mysterious deaths of the people responsible for his arrest and conviction, as well as the death of his Read the rest of this entry »
So I’ve just read that Melissa Leo has been under consideration for the role of Mags, the oldest District participant in Catching Fire, the sequel to The Hunger Games.
In Suzanne Collins’ book, Mags is in her eighties and cannot speak due to a stroke. She needs help keeping up, though she’s still sharp as a tack despite her difficulty communicating and still knows how to survive in the arena. It’a a good role, not a great one, and it should go to a performer who is at least as Read the rest of this entry »