Three more tributes have been cast! Alan Ritchson will play Gloss, the tribute from District 1. But in my mind he's still Aquaman from Smallville. Bruno Gunn was cast as Brutus, a District 2 tribute. And Meta Golding earned the role for Enobaria, the female tribute from District 2. Continue Reading for more details!
As more casting news rolls in for Catching Fire I'm finding myself quickly realizing how long ago it was that I read this book. Seriously, I don't even remember who Gloss is! At least I recognized the names Finnick and Johanna. That's what really matters, right?
If you're like me and were perplexed by the name Gloss, here's a backstory from the always awesome The Hunger Games Wiki:
So he's a part of the Career pack, which means he's one of the tribute villains of the book. He's also described as being "classically beautiful." But I suppose that's a requirement if he's from District 1.
I like the casting choice because Alan Ritchson was great in Smallville. I'm sure he can play the bad guy for Catching Fire!
Bruno Gunn was cast as Brutus, another name I was very unfamiliar with. Again, I took to The Hunger Games Wiki for some info:
So another bad guy. There's really not much to say about the casting choice other than he looks like a brute...aka Brutus. I'm just angry that I don't remember any of these baddies!
Finally, Meta Golding will conquer Enobaria, the female tribute of Brutus' District. She has a very important role in the books. And I'd like to say I know this because Catching Fire is flooding back to me, but sadly it's because I referenced The Hunger Games Wiki. Here's a bit of description if your memory is a bit foggy:
She's a part of the Career Alliance with Brutus, Cashmere, and Gloss. So Enobaria is another villain in the Quarter Quell! I'm not familiar with Meta Golding, but those Criminal Minds fans may recognize her.
All this news is giving me a major reality check. It's been a few years since I've read Catching Fire, and I may need a refresher read. I only remember the good guys! And I have no clue who any of these villains are! Thank god for wiki. I think casting has been pretty solid so far, unlike some other book adaptations recently...ahum...The Mortal Instruments...I'm definitely talking about you.
If you haven't checked out CatchingFireCasting.com I would head over there. They've laid out all the tribute characters/actors in a really cool format. And it makes everything much less confusing, since the cast is so large!
Do you lovely readers remember these characters? Or are you just as lost as me? What do you think about casting thus far? Thoughts below!