We loved Jennifer Lawrence in the indie flick “Winter’s Bone,” and now that she’s taken on the role of Katniss Everdeen in “The Hunger Games,” she’s poised to be a mega-star. That’s why we figured it was time to take a look back through her greatest looks on the red carpet.
Last night was the premiere of “The Hunger Games,” what will be arguably one of the biggest movies of the year. It’s expected to gross more than $100 million this weekend, given the popularity of the book franchise, and turn Jennifer Lawrence from indie sensation to household name. Predictably, there were tons of celebs in attendance, some who held court in sartorial glory, and others who missed the mark. Click through to see who fared well in “The Hunger Games” Battle Royale.
“Just recently I started letting myself eat things from the minibar. When we were kids, we would never open the minibar. A $6 Snickers bar? But the other day I was in a hotel and I was staring at a Snickers bar, and I finally just ate it. Then it was like something in me snapped. I opened all these drinks. I thought: I can do it now. Now I’m all grown-up. I can eat things from the minibar.”
—Jennifer Lawrence, star of the eagerly anticipated “Hunger Games“ movie, tells Glamour magazine how her life has changed as a famous actress. As I mentioned here, I read the first Hunger Games book on my flight from Portland to New York and loved it. For the flight back home I bought the second book, Catching Fire, as well as this issue of Glamour, and by the time we landed I had transformed into a complete and total fangirl. Can’t wait to see Jennifer bring Katniss Everdeen to life on March 23rd! [Glamour]
Vanity Fair releases its Hollywood issue annually, but this year’s cover is unique in that it is the first of its kind to be shot by famed photog Mario Testino. His technique translates beautifully to the cover, though it’s not immediately apparent that it’s his work. The 11 young actresses featured are dressed impeccably, draped in silky pastels and exuding a sensuous, past-century boudoir air. Ever concerning, though, is the fact that hardly any of the starlets are recognizable. Aside from Rooney Mara, whose angular 1920s bob and sullen features make her easily identifiable, the rest of the girls bear little resemblance to, well, themselves. Keep reading »
Let the games begin! I am a huge
fan of The Hunger Games
, Suzanne Collins young adult book series, so imagine my excitement at finally getting a sneak peek at the first film during last night’s VMAs. Jennifer Lawrence, who plays Katniss Everdeen in the film, introduced the clip, my palms started to sweat, and then … this was it? I know they’re slowing starting to build anticipation, but this “teaser” was barely a tickle. Meh. [Huffington Post
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Surprise! Jennifer Lawrence is not only stunning and an amazing actress who got an Oscar nomination right out of the gate; the girl apparently has pipes, too. Like Robert Pattinston did for the “Twilight” soundtrack, Jennifer has recorded a song for her movie, “The Hunger Games.” The song is called “Rue’s Lullaby” and she worked with Danny Elfman and producer T-Bone Burnett, the guy behind “Crazy Heart,” on it. And T-Bone says she rocked. “It was beautiful,” he said. “She did great. She’s singing great.” Might we see a musical in her future? Or perhaps she and Rob can start a superband? [NY Daily News] Keep reading »
“Fifteen minutes before, the guy doing my hair goes, ‘If you can get a salad, get a salad … I said, ‘I’m getting a Philly cheesesteak.’ I’m sure there’s proof on a hotel bill somewhere.”
–”X-Men” actress Jennifer Lawrence, talking about what she ate before the Oscars, in this month’s Elle magazine. This is an example of Lawrence is providing a Documented Instance of Public Eating — a common celeb interview occurrence, wherein an actress attempts to prove how utterly normal she is by listing off the fattening foods she’s eaten. Noted! [Elle]
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“I don’t really diet or anything. I’m miserable when I’m dieting and I like the way I look. I’m really sick of all these actresses looking like birds… I’d rather look a little chubby on camera and look like a person in real life, than look great onscreen and look like a scarecrow in real life.”
—Jennifer Lawrence in Canada’s Flare magazine on why she doesn’t diet. “Chubby” is the last word I would use to describe Jennifer, though. I love it when starlets have such a self-accepting body image. [E! Online] Keep reading »
This weekend, I finished Mockingjay, the third and final book in The Hunger Games trilogy. I had to put the book down multiple times so I could cry and then, at the end, I cried again because it was all over and I couldn’t go back in time to when I hadn’t read them yet and start all over. What a great series. Seriously, if you haven’t read them, DO, and before the movie version of the first book comes out.
Speaking of, casting decisions for the film are readily being made…
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