Some of you were talking about the latest bit of casting for ‘The Hunger Games’ movie: Lenny Kravitz will play creative, kindhearted stylist Cinna.
Director Gary Ross said of the casting decision, “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.”
Cinna is the stylist for District 12 tributes Katniss and Peeta. Hunger Games stylists are responsible for presenting their tributes in complex costumes and ensembles that reflect characteristics of the tributes’ native districts, as well as the personalities of the young men and women to which the stylist is assigned. Cinna is one of the few calming presences in Katniss’ life, as well as one of the few people she can trust.
I know that some people don’t know who Kravitz is but he is not just an actor as he is also a famous musician. Here is one of his biggest hits, ‘American Woman’ –