The Hunger Games: Mockingjay wants Julianne Moore

Julianne Moore is close to playing Alma Coin in third Hunger Games film

Julianne Moore in The Kids Are Alright
Julianne Moore in The Kids Are All Right

Julianne Moore is close to signing on to play Alma Coin in The Hunger Games: Mockingjay.

According to Deadline, director Francis Lawrence is hoping to sign the multi-award-winning star of Magnolia, The Kids Are All Right and the upcoming Carrie remake to play the pivotal character of Alma.

Fans will know that the character is key to the events of the final novel, and Moore would appear in both the final films should she sign on.

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire is released on 22 November in the UK. You can buy The Hunger Games on DVD for £7 at Amazon.co.uk.