Lisa Kudrow To Join ‘Scandal’ For Season 3, Evan Ross Cast In ‘Hunger Games: Mockingjay’

hollywood1  Lisa Kudrow To Join Scandal For Season 3, Evan Ross Cast In Hunger Games: MockingjayLisa Kudrow has been tapped for a recurring role as a politician on Shonda Rhimes’ hot political drama ‘Scandal’, Deadline.com reports. The 50-year-old ‘Friends’ alum will join Kerry Washington and company as a politician on the upcoming third season. I am clutching my pearls at the prospect of Ms. Smelly Cat appearing as a rival of Olivia Pope.

Evan Ross, better known as simply LaMichael here in Crunkland, has scored a role in the ‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 1 and Part 2′. Get money bitch!

The 25-year-old will lend his Norwegian swag (patent pending, hoe) to the role of Messalla, according to the official Twitter account for Lionsgate. The fantasy adventure character is taken directly from Suzanne Collins’ Hunger Game novels, in which n which he is a camera crew member who helps capture footage of Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence) leading a rebellion against the powerful Capitol.

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