Stef Dawson Cast in ‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay’ Stef Dawson has been cast as Annie Cresta in The Hunger Games: Mockingjay. Annie Cresta is the love interest of Finnick Odair and a former Hunger Games champion. Dawson will play Cresta is both of Francis Lawrence’s Mockingjay films. Although her character is mentioned in the Catching Fire novel. the character of Cresta isn’t expected to appear in Catching Fire the film. The Hunger Games: Catching Fire is the second film in the trilogy and is due for release this November. Mockingjay – Part 1 will be released in cinemas on November 21, 2014 The final Hunger Games movie Mockingjay – Part 2 is due for release on November 20, 2015.