Actress Patina Miller prepares backstage at the Tadashi Shoji Spring 2014 fashion show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week at The Stage at Lincoln Center on September 5, 2013 in New York City

Actress Patina Miller prepares backstage at the Tadashi Shoji Spring 2014 fashion show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week at The Stage at Lincoln Center on September 5, 2013 in New York City

*Patina Miller, star of Broadway’s “Sister Act” and a 2013 Tony winner for her starring role in Pippin, will join the cast of Lionsgate’s “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Parts 1 & 2.”

The actress will play Commander Paylor, the rebel commander Katniss (Jennifer Lawrence) first meets in District 8.

“Hunger Games” marks Miller’s feature film debut. She previously starred in the ABC soap “All My Children.”