Elizabeth Banks Plays “Hunger Games”

Elizabeth Banks is in talks to join the cast of the highly anticipated “The Hunger Games” for Lionsgate says The Hollywood Reporter.

Banks would play Effie Trinket, a pink-haired showbiz type who becomes the handler of Katniss (Jennifer Lawrence). Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Amandla Stenberg and Dayo Okeniyi also star.

Gary Ross directs this adaptation of popular Suzanne Collins book series.