05/24/2011 at 05:00 PM EDT
Lenny Kravitz has always had a unique sense of style – and now he's taking on the role of stylist in The Hunger Games
Kravitz will play the character of Cinna, who designs eccentric, crowd-pleasing costumes for protagonist Katniss Everdeen, to be portrayed by Jennifer Lawrence
in the upcoming film, according to the Hollywood Reporter
The musician-actor is joining the likes of Liam Hemsworth, Josh Hutcherson
and Elizabeth Banks
in the highly-anticipated film adaptation of Suzanne Collins's sci-fi novel.
Kravitz's performance as a nurse in Precious
got the attention of director Gary Ross.
The first installment of the best-selling triology hits theaters in March 2012.