Glee star, Naya Rivera, recently said she would love to play Johanna Mason in Catching Fire. While we have no idea who will be cast as Johanna, Naya has been a fan favorite for a while. She has read the books and considers herself a fan, having expressed interest in playing the part over a year ago, as you can see here. Many of us have a particular actress in mind for Johanna as she is a huge character in Catching Fire, is Naya Rivera the one you imagined for the role? See excerpt from The Examiner below.
In a recent interview this morning with “Star,” the 25-year-old told about her interest in Suzanne Collins’ teen sci-fi trilogy and campaign to be cast as the past tribute Johanna Mason.
“I started reading [‘The Hunger Games’] books before I even knew they were making it into a movie. I’m just a huge fan,” she said in the interview. “I would love to play Johanna Mason. She’s the axe-wielding tribute and former winner … a real badass!”
Rivera also reported she’s grateful and excited for all her support from her fans on Facebook and Twitter to play the character role. “It’s so exciting. I get tweets every day … it’s good that they get behind something that I’m also passionate about.”
So, tell us, is Naya your Johanna?
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