Rabe, who was to again portray Commander Lyme in the second part of the "Hunger Games: Mockinjay" films, has been replaced by "Game of Thrones" actress Gwendoline Christie. Rabe will appear as Lyme in "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay–Part 1," which will hit theatres this fall.
As previously reported, Rabe will co-star with Hamish Linklater in the Public Theater's Shakespeare in the Park production of Much Ado About Nothing, which begins performances June 3 at the Delacorte Theater. Tony Award winner Jack O'Brien ( The Nance, Macbeth, Hairspray) will direct the comedy.
Rabe previously starred in the Shakespeare in the Park productions of The Merchant of Venice and As You Like It.
Rabe is a Tony Award nominee for The Merchant of Venice, which transferred to Broadway following its Shakespeare in the Park run . Her Broadway credits also include Seminar, The American Plan, Heartbreak House and Steel Magnolias. Her screen credits include "American Horror Story" and "The Good Wife," among others.