Thesp joins Jennifer Lawrence in Lionsgate pic
Willow Shields has been cast as Primrose Everdeen in “The Hunger Games” for Lionsgate.Industry newcomer Shields joins a cast that includes Jennifer Lawrence, Elizabeth Banks, Liam Hemsworth and Josh Hutcherson. Gary Ross is directing from a script by Billy Ray, based on the bestselling young-adult novel series by Suzanne Collins. Nina Jacobson is producing through her Color Force shingle. Pic is set for production later in the year. Shields is represented by the A&M Agency.