Bruno Gunn has been cast in Lionsgate’s “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” as Brutus, a former victor of the Hunger Games.

Filming of the sequel, based on the second book in the Suzanne Collins trilogy, is expected to begin next month with Francis Lawrence directing.

Gunn co-starred in “Bad Teacher” and has TV credits for “The Office,” “Curb Your Enthusiasm,” “Sons of Anarchy,” “Oz” and “Prison Break.”

“Catching Fire” is produced by Nina Jacobson’s Color Force with Jon Kilik. Lionsgate will release the film on Nov. 22, 2013.