Hunger Games Actor Is Ignoring the Racist Haters

"I think this is a lesson for people to think before they tweet. It's sad." So said Dayo Okeniyi, who played Thresh in The Hunger Games, when asked about the racist tweets regarding the movie's casting. He added: "We could now see where society is today. But I try not to think about stuff like that. Our movie did… » 4/02/12 5:20pm 4/02/12 5:20pm

The Hunger Games Flick Casts Rue, Thresh & (Maybe) Effie Trinket

Casting news: Elizabeth Banks — hilarious as Avery Jessup on 30 Rock — is in talks to play Effie Trinket, a pink-haired chaperone. Young actress Amandla Stenberg has been cast as Rue; Dayo Okeniyi will play Thresh. Do they match up with the images you had in your mind while reading? » 4/19/11 2:53pm 4/19/11 2:53pm