Woooo! The latest “Hunger Games” trailer is out! We’re so close to the release date! Also, are any other fans of the series just not that excited at this point?
When I read the books, I was rapt for the first book, interested for the second, and then I remember feeling, during the third, like Suzanne Collins was writing for an adaptation to screen, with somehow simultaneously dazzling and tedious descriptions of The Capitol’s physical setting, confusing and vague action sequences, and needless worrying over the Gale-Katniss-Peeta love triangle. Mockingjay, the third book in the trilogy,was written and released before Lionsgate picked up the rights to produce The Hunger Games books as films, but the series was so successful by the time she wrote the third book that I’m sure it had to at least be in the back of her mind. The book read like it, anyway — like if it was going to end up on screen anyway, there was room to fudge some of it, because it could be figured out visually later. Keep reading »
A new teaser for “Hunger Games: Mockingjay— Part 1″ was released today on Twitter after fans unlocked it.
In the clip titled “Return to Disctrict 12,” Katniss (Jennifer Lawrence) heads home after The Games to find that her district has been completely leveled by the Capitol. The clip ends with Katniss finding a sole white rose from President Snow, indicating the “game” isn’t nearly over. Check out the teaser here to hold you over until “Mockingjay” hits theaters Nov. 21!
I love “The Hunger Games.” I’ll read the books, watch the movies and fangirl over the promos and trailers for “Mockingjay: Part 1″ until my obsession reaches a borderline unhealthy level, but if there’s one thing I’m not so enthusiastic about, it’s feeling like I’m in “The Hunger Games.” NOPE.
But soon we may all see firsthand what it’s like to head to the Capitol, because rumor has it that Lionsgate, the studio that brought the popular book series to theaters, is in talks to create theme parks based on the world. Why? Because everyone wants to feel like they’re being forced by a totalitarian government to fight to the death, obvi. Sounds like family fun to me! Keep reading »
Let’s all pour one out for missed opportunities.
Before “Mad Men” and “Community,” Alison Brie was just another starving actress looking to break into the biz. And before Jennifer Lawrence won over our hearts as Katniss Everdeen from “The Hunger Games,” she too, was hoping for a big break. It’s safe to say that Comedy Central did them each a favor by passing up the opportunity to air the pilot for “Not Another High School Show” in 2007, a spoof TV show from the guys who brought us “Not Another Teen Movie.” Keep reading »
I’ve been surfing the web all day (just doing, ahem, my job) and have witnessed a myriad of very mixed reactions to Jennifer Lawrence‘s latest look. Some love it, some think it’s just alright, some think it is an absolute TRAVESTY. But we’re pretty unanimous over here — Amelia and I both love it. Jen has had her fair share of hits and misses during the “Hunger Games: Catching Fire” press circuit so far, but never once has she played it safe, so you’ve got to give the girl credit if nothing else! Click through to see the rest of the looks J. Law has worn on the “Catching Fire” press circuit!
I swear, Jennifer Lawrence is the closest thing we have to a real-life superhero (besides Ryan Gosling!). While walking the red carpet at the London premiere of “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire,” she stopped in the middle of an interview to hug a crying fan and sign a personalized autograph for her. If that’s not enough to convince you that she’s a goddess amongst mortals, watch J.Law neigh and whinny like horse in an “Access Hollywood” interview and try to explain to me how she’s not where it’s at. Realistic horse impressions…be still my beating heart. Check out her equine capabilities after the jump. Keep reading »