The actress will play Johanna Mason in Lionsgate’s sequel to its global smash The Hunger Games.

Mason will star alongside returning leads Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson and Liam Hemsworth is a psychologically scarred victor from a previous Games.

Malone appeared with Kevin Costner in the TV mini-series Hatfields & McCoys. Her upcoming feature credits include A Doll’s House and Lonely Hunter.

Lionsgate has set a Nov 22 2013 release for The Hunger Games: Catching Fire.