This according to E! he has accepted to appear in the second of this trilogy as the character Plutarch Heavensbee, the Gamesmaker who takes over for Seneca Crane following events in the original. Says the site’s insider:
“The deal was made right before the Fourth of July holiday.”
Did you catch Hoffman who was just on Broadway in the revival of Arthur Miller’s Death of Salesman. Also he is to join the cast when shooting does start sometime this fall.