Jeffrey Wright buzzed about playing Beetee in 'Mockingjay'

November 20, 2014 3:55 PM

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Jeffrey Wright hadn't read any of "The Hunger Games" books before being cast as tech wizard Beetee in "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire." He had a good excuse: He was busy acting on stage, screen and TV with works from "Boardwalk Empire" to "Casino Royale."

His literary shortcomings changed when he landed the role, which continues in "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1." .

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