Stef Dawson has joined the cast of The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Parts 1 and 2. She will play Annie Cresta, the love interest of Finnick (Sam Claflin). The Australia native is known for her Aussie TV work and indie films including the recent thriller Wrath. Dawson is repped in the U.S. by Armada Partners for management and Chad Christopher at SMGSB, and in Australia by Rowena Mohr at BMEG. Mockingjay Part 1 will be released November 21, 2014 and Part 2 opens November 20, 2015.
Ken Howard will play Kaley Cuoco’s father in the untitled Screen Gems and Miramax wedding comedy. Kevin Hart, Josh Gad, and Cuoco star. Howard, who is shooting The Judge opposite Robert Downey Jr, will next be seen in Sundance’s comedy A.C.O.D, and he was just re-elected as national president of SAG-AFTRA earlier this month. He is repped by Greene & Associates.