04/28/2011 at 02:00 PM EDT
Elizabeth Banks is joining the likes
of Liam Hemsworth, Jennifer Lawrence and Josh Hutcherson in the highly anticipated film adaptation of the sci-fi novel The Hunger Games
The 40-Year-Old Virgin
actress, 37, broke the news on Twitter.
"I can now confirm I'm EFFIE TRINKET in The Hunger Games
," Banks wrote
. "So excited!"
Always on time, Effie is very strict about manners. But despite her seemingly serious demeanor, she has bright pink hair.
– Dahvi Shira