Mockingjay Finds Its Screenwriter

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Actor Danny Strong attends the Hollywood Reporter celebration of "The 35 Most Powerful People in Media" at the Four Season Grill Room on April 11, 2012 in New York City. Photo: Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images

The third and fourth installments of the Hunger Games movie franchise have a screenwriter: Danny Strong, best known for adapting Game Change and writing Recount, will write the screenplay for the two-part Mockingjay, Variety reports. Strong won Emmys for both of his HBO political TV movies, he co-wrote Lee Daniels's upcoming The Butler, he's attached to adapt the third Da Vinci Code movie, and he recently sold a pilot to CBS. That is one full dance card, Danny Strong!